Clinical Research Fellow

University of Glasgow - RI Cancer Sciences

Job Purpose

The postholder will facilitate clinical research focused on the biology of prostate cancer, aligned with ongoing translational research into treatment resistance and the molecular basis of advanced and lethal prostate cancer.

As a Clinical Research Fellow (CRF) this post will allow the development of research skills and production of data which the CRF may use to compete for external funding to continue the research project leading to the submission of an MD or PhD degree. Although research will form the major component of this post, participation in associated clinical duties and teaching will be incorporated into the Job Plan according to individual needs.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the Clinical Academic pay scale £32,803 - £58,018 per annum. The post may carry an additional entitlement depending on "on-call" responsibilities. This banding payment is paid under a separate arrangement with the NHS for which the University acts as paymaster only.

This post is justifiably fixed-term, as a training post, under the Fixed-term Employees (prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2002 and will end within 6 months of the completion of specialist training.

The funding for the position is for 3 years.

Members of staff are normally eligible to contribute to the Universities' Superannuation Scheme (USS) and on appointment shall be deemed to be in membership of the scheme and contributions deducted accordingly, unless the University is advised in writing prior to the commencement of employment of a wish not to join." Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits. It may be possible, if the relevant NHS Superannuation Scheme Criteria are met, for appointees to remain in the NHS Superannuation Scheme while in this post.”

Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme

The post for which you are applying is considered ‘registered work’ in terms of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Act. It requires the successful applicant to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member prior to appointment. This check is necessary to ensure that the University of Glasgow fulfils its legal duties under the Act.

If you are successful in your application, the offer of employment will be subject to PVG Scheme membership. Further information is available at:
http://www.disclosurescotland.co.uk/pvg/pvg_index.html

Please note it is a criminal offence to apply for a child care position if you are on the Disqualified From Working with Children List.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University's relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court's policies.

Vacancy ref: 014709.

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