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Drug Development Unit Clinical Fellow - Oncology

Job Description

Clinical Fellow in Drug Development Unit, Sutton

Salary: £30,302 - £47,647 per annum
Grade: MN37
Contract: Fixed term 1 year

Applications are invited for the post of Clinical Research Fellow in Early Phase Clinical Trials at the Drug Development Unit at the Institute of Cancer Research and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust. The Drug Development Unit, a designated Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre, is widely regarded as the worldwide leader in phase I clinical trials. We have our own dedicated in-patient and day care (and some outpatient facilities) unit, Oak Ward, within the Royal Marsden.

This post is an excellent opportunity to be centrally involved in the delivery of care to oncology patients involved in clinical trials of experimental anti-cancer drugs and other clinical research performed in patients with advanced cancer. In addition, the applicant will gain clinical experience in a wide range of adult malignancies, as well as participate in trial preparation and manuscript writing.

To be considered applicants must meet the following essential criteria: full registration with the General Medical Council, MRCP, and some experience of the management of patients with oncological malignancies.

Closing date: 14/10/2016

Department Drug Development Unit, Institute of Cancer Research/Royal Marsden Hospital

For further details / informal visits contact:
Juanita Lopez
Consultant Medical Oncologist
( Email address removed )

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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