Owlstone Medical: Clinical Trials Coordinator


Owlstone Medical is a rapidly growing Cambridge based diagnostics company with a focus on non-invasive diagnostics for cancer, infectious disease and inflammatory disease, the company aims to save 100,000 lives and $1.5B in healthcare costs.

The company is currently developing tests for lung and colorectal cancer, two of the most common cancer killers worldwide. The company also sells R&D tools and services to academic, clinical and pharmaceutical partners who want to develop breath based diagnostics for their own applications.

We are soon to commence a major prospective study into the early detection of up to 10 cancers and the successful applicant will have sole responsibility for coordinating all aspects of the study both at Owlstone Medical and with our network of clinical partners.

About the Job

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who enjoys working in a dynamic, exciting and growing company.

You will be the primary contact for our clinical trial partners and responsibilities will include working directly with our clinical partners to help meet clinical trial objectives, on-site set-up of the Owlstone breath collection equipment, training, support for patient recruitment, data management, on-site quality control and supporting the site research personnel. In addition to the primary responsibilities you will be working as part of the wider clinical team supporting Owlstone’s multiple clinical trials on lung cancer and colorectal cancer. The role is based in our Cambridge office.

We offer a relaxed, friendly and flexible working environment with a great team-spirit.

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary package and your work will have a clear impact on improving and saving people’s lives. If you want to experience the buzz of an expanding company set to succeed on a global scale, Owlstone may be the place for you.

About You

Ideally you will be educated to degree level with experience of working in clinical trials either in academia, hospital or commercial studies. As well as having an eye for detail and being able to work in a structured way we’d want you to feel comfortable interacting directly with nurses and physicians in the clinic. You should have a communication skills acting as the primary point of contact for our clinical partners.

Most importantly, we are looking for people who share our ambitions, want to be part of our friendly team and are excited to help us assure our breathalyzer for cancer improves patients’ lives.

To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter explaining why you want to work with us and how you fit the role to email.