Health Education England East of England
Job Title – NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowship in Gastroenterology
Grade – CT1, CT2 or ST3
Anticipated number of posts: 1 post at either CT1, CT2 or ST3
Expected start date – September 2017
The post will be based at the Gastroenterology Department of the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (NNUHFT). It provides an exciting balance of clinical and research training and carries an academic training number - NTN(A). The successful applicant will enrol for a Master in Research (a highly regarded lecture and practical course). The research component will be undertaken at the Norwich Medical School (University of East Anglia) which offer a wide range of gastroenterology, hepatology and clinical nutrition related research opportunities including Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Prof A. Watson, Prof S. Carding), clinical nutrition (Prof A. Forbes), Hepatology (Dr S. Rushbrook), Gastrointestinal epidemiology (Dr A. Hart) and microbiome research (Dr L. Hall). This combination will put the candidate in an ideal situation to seek funding to undertake a PhD. Previous holders of this post have won PhD Doctoral Fellowships from NIHR and the Wellcome Trust. The Gastroenterology Department at NNUHFT provides first-class clinical training that is highly regarded by Specialist Trainees.
The Postgraduate Dean confirms that this placement and/or programme has the required educational and dean’s approval.
The application window opens on Monday 10 October 2016 at 0900 hours and closes on Monday 07 November 2016 at 1700 hours. You will not be able to submit your application after this time. Please ensure that you have completed all relevant sections of the application form as missing information will deem your application incomplete and it will not be considered.
You must apply via our online recruitment system, Oriel. Oriel can be accessed from the link provided.
The qualifications and professional registration requirements plus other eligibility criteria can be found in the person specification. The person specification for this specialty is available from the Specialty Training website which can be accessed from Oriel.
Please visit Health Education England East of England website for the further vacancy information and job description.
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