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Senior Clinical Fellow in Histopathology

Job Description

Clinical Fellow - Histopathology

Job reference : 303-M7762

Contract Type : Fixed Term

Hours : 44 hrs per week

Department : Musculoskeletal Pathology

Applications are invited for the replacement post.

This appointment is on a whole time basis. On appointment the job content will be discussed on a personal basis in consultation with consultant colleagues.

The work does not include on-call, autopsies or cytology screening.

The Department of Musculoskeletal Pathology is an integral part of the Royal Orthopaedic Oncology Service and is one of five departments funded by the Department of Health supra-regional oncology services in the United Kingdom. The existing staff of the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Oncology service comprises of 5 consultant surgeons, 3 consultant radiologists, 2 consultant clinical oncologists and 4 consultant pathologists

The Oncology service treats approximately 1000 new patients with suspected bone and soft tissue tumours annually and the musculoskeletal pathology service handles approximately 3500 cases per year, of which 80% are from the oncology service including external reviews and second opinion referrals. The highly specialized work load allows excellent opportunities for sarcoma research.

Applicants should hold FRCPath or equivalent and be on the specialist register.

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to equal opportunities and operates a no smoking policy. The Trust reserves the right to close the job advertisement when sufficient applications have been received and therefore all candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible.

For further information please contact: Dr. V P Sumathi ( Email address removed ) or telephone  ( Phone number removed ) 

Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received prior to the advertised closing date. Candidates should assume that if they have not been contacted by the Human Resources Department within 4 weeks of the advertised closing date that they have not been shortlisted for interview.

Applications from job seekers who require tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA nationals who require a tier 2 sponsorship may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.

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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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