Seven Clinical Research Medical Oncology Fellow posts

Publication date: 03.05.2019


The Christie NHS Foundation Trust 
Department of Medical Oncology
Wilmslow Road 
Manchester, UK 


Job Titles

  • Colorectal cancer (fixed term 24 months) - 413-V2017-19120-JG
  • Gynaecological cancers (fixed term 24 months) - 413-V2017-19124-JG
  • Gynaecological cancers (fixed term 16 months) - 413-C2018-21085-JG-A
  • Lung (fixed term 15 months) - 413-V2018-21140-JG
  • Melanoma (fixed term 12 months) - 413-V2017-19127-JG
  • Oesophago-Gastric (OG) cancer (fixed term 24 months) - 413-V2017-19125-JG
  • Renal cancer and Cell Therapy (fixed term 24 months) - 413-V2017-19127-JG

Job Description

These seven new Fellowships will allow senior medical trainees to work within one of six disease-related groups (2 posts in Gynaecology) at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust. This coordinated research expansion plan sits under the umbrella of the Systemic Therapy Research Group, which aims to substantially increase research output within the Department of Medical Oncology, through increased delivery of innovative investigator-led studies driven by The Christie NHS Foundation Trust. A key part of this process is to encourage education and empowerment of research staff at all levels, which includes training the next generation of cancer research leaders.
These positions are suitable for enthusiastic and research-motivated applicants with a Medical degree and Membership of The Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) or equivalent, who are pursuing a career in Medical Oncology and have an interest in gaining further research and clinical trial experience in one of the following Medical Oncology disease group areas

Salary will be on the Specialist Registrar scale, starting salary within range £31,217 - £41,300 per annum, dependent on experience and qualifications. There is no on-call commitment attached to these posts.


Candidates must hold full General Medical Council (GMC) registration and have International English Language Testing System (IELTS) proficiency at the time of post commencement, as appropriate. Each Fellowship is a two-year, full-time position (unless otherwise stated), to support clinical research in these disease groups and to provide specialist experience and training in the relevant disease areas for the successful applicants.

How to apply

If candidates are interested in more than one post, please apply separately for each post you wish to be considered for. Please also email a copy of your most recent CV to quoting the relevant job reference number.

Contact person: Mairead McNamara
Phone: 01614468106 

Informal enquiries may be made to individual disease group contacts, as detailed within the job description.

Application deadline

Deadline for application is 28 May 2019.

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