Royal College of Physicians Clinical Quality Improvement Research and Training Fellowship

King's College London - Division of Health and Social Care Research

Clinical Research Fellow/ NHS Grade Specialist Registrar £31,614 to £45,757 per annum, plus £2,162 London Weighting Allowance per annum depending on qualifications

This post will be fixed term for two years

This is a full-time role (40 hours per week)

The Division of Health and Social Care Research ( is seeking to appoint a Clinical Research Fellow to undertake a Clinical Quality Improvement Research and Training Fellowship funded by the Stroke Programme of the Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit (CEEU) at the Royal College of Physicians (RCP).

The Fellowship offers an exciting, innovative opportunity to implement analytical, quality improvement and writing skills whilst joint working across two highly esteemed organisations with the aim to improve the understanding of how stroke care should be delivered more effectively. King’s College London has a strong reputation in stroke epidemiology and research and the Royal College of Physicians Stroke Programme has a long history of producing guidelines for stroke and national clinical audit.

This Fellowship offers the opportunity to work with a “big” dataset with recorded processes of care for all admitted stroke patients in England and Wales since 2013 and growing by 20,000 records every 3 months.

This Fellowship would be suitable for an individual wishing to undertake a PhD or for a post-doctoral Fellow wanting to develop their research portfolio or a clinician wanting to gain experience in Quality Improvement and Health Services Research training.   

The post holder will be medically qualified, have clinical experience and expertise in stroke/ elderly care/ public health, experience of developing research and/or audit, and a demonstrable commitment to an academic career.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Professor Charles Wolfe via

To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.

The deadline for applications is midnight on 25 October 2016.

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