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Clinical Research Fellow Haematology MPN

Job Description

Clinical Research Fellow MPD in Haematology
£30,302 - £47,647 p.a excl. of LZ
ST4+ Level
Fixed Term - 3 Year post, (Short term research funded post) starting date dependent upon availability of the candidate

Applications are invited for a Trust Doctor post (ST4 equivalent) in the Department of Haematology at Guy’s Hospital.

Haemato-oncology forms part of the Oncology and Haematology Clinical Directorate within Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (GSTFT) which together with King’s College Hospital, comprise the South East London Cancer Network Joint Cancer Centre. It also acts as a secondary and tertiary referral centre for patients across SE Thames and treats a wide range of patients receiving treatment for malignant white cell disorders including acute/chronic leukaemias, lymphoma and multiple myeloma, and the care of patients undergoing stem cell transplantation. GSTFT has been selected to become one of only a handful of specialist Biomedical Science Research centres in the UK and is one of a small number of approved potential Academic Health Sciences Centres.

This is a research post for 36 months starting in November/ December 2016 and is aimed at candidates that have obtained their FRCPath part 1 and wish to gain further experience in the management of MPD. The intention is that it will enable the research fellow to gain a broad exposure to the speciality whilst at the same time gaining skills in research and diagnostic techniques as well as recruit patients into relevant clinical trials on the UK Clinical Research Network (UKCRN) and commercial trials portfolio. The applicant will be aiming to complete a PhD during this time. This post would be suitable for an OOPR (requiring approval by TPD) or as a post CCT fellowship.

There is an active research programme in the department. The post holder will gain experience in wider aspects of haemato-oncology, research processes and practical procedures. The post holder will be assigned CLRN and commercial Studies in association with the Principle Investigator and Research Nurse staff , maintain the departments MPN database, prepare/contribute manuscripts for publication in peer-review journals, prepare scientific/research data for presentation at internal/external meetings and actively participate in laboratory and departmental meetings

For further information email Prof Claire Harrison on ( Email address removed )

Closing date: 26th October 2016, midnight.

Interviews are scheduled for Wednesday 2nd November 2016.

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