The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Five Medical Oncology Clinical Research Fellow Posts
These five new Fellowships will allow senior medical trainees to work within one of five disease-related groups 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;
- Head, Neck and Salivary Gland Cancer
- Hepatopancreaticobiliary and neuroendocrine tumours
- Oesophago-Gastric (OG) cancer
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 one to 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.
Salary will be on the Specialist Registrar scale, starting salary within range £30,605 - £40,490 per annum, dependent on experience and qualifications. There is no on-call commitment attached to these posts.
Informal enquiries may be made to individual disease group contacts, as detailed within the job description.
How to apply
Applications should be made online at www.jobs.nhs.uk. If candidates are interested in more than one post, please indicate order of preference for posts within application. Please also attach a copy of your most recent curriculum vitae.
Contact Person: Mairead McNamara
Deadline for application is 28 May 2020
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