Clinical Research Fellow in Acute Medicine (2 posts)

University of Nottingham - Medicine

Applications are invited for the above posts based at Queen’s Medical Centre. These new posts aim to enhance the academic profile of Acute Medicine and in addition to research the work will involve some clinical commitments.

Among current academic staff working in Acute Medicine, there is considerable experience of successful support/supervision of MRC/charity Research Training Fellowships in research relevant to inflammatory diseases of the lung and intestine. Successful candidates will be guided to develop research projects in these fields. The successful candidates will be encouraged to prepare applications for nationally competitive Clinical Research Training Fellowships and will be expected to register for a higher degree (MD/PhD) with the University of Nottingham. The posts will be of interest to those wishing to develop an academic career in Acute Medicine with an interest in Gastroenterology, Immunology, Infectious Diseases, Pharmacology/Therapeutics or Respiratory Medicine.  

These full time posts will be offered on a fixed term contract for a period of two years. Clinical work will involve an on-call commitment at Specialty Trainee level in Acute Medicine equivalent to a 12 hour shift per week. Apart from a contribution to clinical teaching, the rest of the working time will be committed to research.

Applicants should hold the MRCP/BMBS qualification (or equivalent), have full GMC registration with a license to practice at time of appointment and clinical experience in Acute Medicine.

This is full-time, fixed-term position for a period of 2 years.

These posts are open until filled.  

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Y R Mahida (yash.mahida@nottingham.ac.uk) or Dr I Le Jeune (Ivan.LeJeune@nuh.nhs.uk). Please note that applications sent directly to these email addresses will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

It is a condition of this post that satisfactory enhanced disclosure is obtained from the 'Disclosure and Barring Service'.

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