Director, Research Governance, Ethics and Assurance Team

University of Oxford

The College of Oxford is looking for an distinctive Director ofAnalysis Governance, Ethics & Assurance.

Oxford is a world chief in analysis, engagement and innovation. Our analysis portfolio covers an exceptionally broad vary of disciplines and has a robust interdisciplinary character. Our work helps the lives of tens of millions, fixing real-world issues by way of an enormous community of partnerships and collaborations.

Oxford has an intensive portfolio of analysis involving human members within the UK and around the globe. Within the scientific subject, this consists of the investigation of latest therapies for main ailments, the event of vaccines, and the testing of latest medical units. In current occasions, scientific analysis groups have led the event of a globally deployed COVID vaccine in partnership with AstraZeneca and main research to establish efficient COVID therapies. Earlier in 2023, the high-efficacy R21/Matrix-M malaria vaccine obtained its first regulatory clearance to be used in populations.

The Analysis Governance, Ethics & Assurance (RGEA) Group inside Analysis Companies gives wide-ranging help, facilitation and skilled recommendation to researchers and departments throughout Oxford’s scientific and non-clinical analysis involving human members. As its Director, you’ll present exemplary management to the RGEA Group and make sure the ongoing growth and supply of excellent analysis help companies within the space of analysis governance (together with facilitating compliance with nationwide and worldwide regulatory frameworks), research monitoring and high quality assurance, analysis sponsorship, analysis ethics, human tissue governance, and analysis threat and insurance coverage.

As a member of the Analysis Companies Management Group, you’ll contribute strongly and actively to the efficient administration, growth and success of the general unit and our gifted and dedicated folks, and you’ll champion our  

values and commitments


You’ll deliver to this senior position substantial expertise and a observe document of feat and management in delivering excellent analysis governance help companies and of facilitating the enterprise of analysis involving human members in keeping with regulatory, moral and educational frameworks. You may be an distinctive chief and supervisor, with a deep dedication to supporting and growing colleagues to succeed.

For a casual dialog about this position, please contact Dr Stephen Conway, Govt Director, Analysis Companies ( 

[email protected]


The time limit for functions is 12 midday on Monday 8 January 2024.

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