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Paediatric Clinical Research Fellow

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University of Oxford

Department of Paediatrics

Paediatric Clinical Research Fellow

(Grade E71: £31,614- £45,757 p.a.)

The University Department of Paediatrics is seeking to appoint a Paediatric Research Fellow to work within the Oxford Vaccine Group (OVG), conducting clinical vaccine trials under the direction of Andrew Pollard, Professor of Paediatric Infection and Immunity. These studies are expected to lead to publications.

This post primarily provides experience in clinical research in a multi-disciplinary academic environment. Research fellows are often involved in development of study protocols and the process of ethical/regulatory submission. You may also have the opportunity to participate in paediatric outpatient clinic and an in-patient consultation service in paediatric infectious diseases. You may be involved in regular teaching of medical students, nurses and paediatric trainees in infectious diseases and immunology. For candidates interested in research beyond the current post, there may be the opportunity to seek further independent funding and to develop a project in immunobiology or microbiology leading to a higher degree.

Candidates will be required to have the MRCPCH or equivalent. The position is full-time and ideally candidates should be available to start as soon as possible.

To discuss the position or arrange an informal visit please contact Matthew Snape  ( Phone number removed ) . Candidates are advised to read the job description, which include the selection criteria and details on how to apply. The closing date for applications is Monday 7th November at midday.

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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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