Validation Officer, Grade 5 College of Medicine, 1 FTE, HRB-CRFG, University of Galway

Summary of Post

Applications are invited for an appointment as Validation Officer (SPC Ref #: 010278)(1 FTE, Grade 5) at CORRIB Research Centre for Advanced Imaging and Core Laboratory and HRB-Clinical Research Facility Galway [HRB-CRFG] at University of Galway.

This post is being offered as a specific purpose contract and will terminate by reason of the expiry of its specific purpose. It is anticipated that the duration of this assignment will be circa 1 year.

Unit College of Medicine
Post Title & Subject Area Validation Officer, College of Medicine
Post Duration Specific Purpose Contract
Level Grade 5
Reports to Head of Programmes, Institute for Clinical Trials

The purpose of this role is to lead the validation processes required to verify that the rights and well-being of research participants are protected and that the integrity of the trial data is upheld. The role will be working within a highly qualified team to support the running of Clinical Research, providing Computer System Validation (CSV) and process validation expertise to the CORRIB Research Centre for Advanced Imaging and Core laboratory and the HRB-Clinical Research Facility. This will be achieved by establishing and maintaining key Computer System Validation Processes aligned to a quality management system, reviewing existing electronic systems, advising on the implementation of new systems and effecting CSV and process validation procedures for the units.

The post-holder will report directly to the Head of Programmes, Institute for Clinical Trials, working closely with the Quality Manager(s), Programme Manager(s), Data Management team and Clinical Operations Lead(s).

This is a full time role. Flexible working hours to fulfil the contract hours and the option for hybrid working, in line with University policies, will be considered for this role.

For informal enquiries, please contact

Additional information on the CORRIB Research Centre & Core Lab is available at: Corrib Core Lab – University of Galway

Additional information on HRB-CRFG is available at:

Information on the University’s Strategic Plan is available at: Strategy | Straitéis 2020-2025 – University of Galway

Salary: €57,931 to €78,536 p.a. pro rata if part time (applicable to new entrants effective from January, 2011) and in accordance with the terms and conditions of the University’s Remuneration policy.

This appointment will be made on the Grade 5 scale in line with current Government pay policy.

Full job spec and further details can be found here.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) on Thursday, 18th April 2024. It will not be possible to consider applications received after the closing date.

Garda vetting may apply.

Appointments will be conditional on work authorisation validation. Further details are available at

For more information and Application Form please see Jobs – University of Galway Applications should be submitted online.

Please note that appointment to posts advertised will be dependent upon University approval, together with the terms of the Employment Control Framework for the higher education sector.

University of Galway is an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date

18th April 2024