Clinical Research Physician

London, England, United Kingdom

Business Development, Science | Full Time | Pharmaceuticals

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Job Purpose

The job specification below shows the breadth of work covered by the Research Physicians and Senior Research Physicians within. The focus of a Research Physician is expected to change with seniority. In general, the specification shown below is presented in a probable chronological order i.e. the focus of work progresses down the specification with seniority.


  • Medical Doctor UK Trained
  • FY1 & 2 completed
  • Post foundation experience
  • Motivated to get into the pharmaceutical industry

Volunteer screening in preparation for clinical trials

  • To obtain informed consent from subjects prior to inclusion into a study.
  • To perform medical screening on healthy volunteers and patients including medical history taking, physical examination and review of laboratory reports according to the study protocols.
  • To collate necessary medical documents and information to make informed decisions about inclusion onto a clinical trial.
  • To review all Case Report Forms with regard to inclusion/exclusion of subjects prior to commencement of the study

Clinical Trials Procedures

  • To be familiar with all current study protocols.
  • To discuss protocols in-house and with sponsors and experts.
  • To supervise all safety aspects during the studies.
  • To maintain knowledge, understanding and practice of general medical practice and to maintain Advanced Life Support skills.
  • Evaluate and treat all Adverse Events that arise during studies and prepare safety reports.


  • To produce and update case reports for volunteers who experience Serious Adverse Events or other notable Adverse Events
  • To review and analyse safety, pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic data and present the findings in interim reports
  • To participate in the discussions regarding the impact data in interim/safety reports has on clinical trial progression.

Medical Writing

  • To contribute to the writing of Study Operations Manuals for upcoming studies and update as appropriate during the conduct of ongoing studies.
  • To write Patient Information Leaflets/Informed Consent Forms for planned clinical studies.
  • To review study protocols and to participate in the generation of study protocols as required.

Regulatory Work

  • To write relevant sections of Patient Information Leaflets/Informed Consent Forms.
  • To review and contribute to the development of Investigator’s Brochures when required.
  • To review and implement recommendation from scientific advisory meetings into relevant study documents in preparation for submission.
  • To participate in discussions with scientific and other experts in preparation for regulatory submissions.

Reach out to Amy at Barrington James for more information. Please send a copy of your CV to with a short description of why you are interested in this position.

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