Research Nurse

Imperial College London - Genetic Medicine and Population Health, National Heart and Lung Institute

The National Heart and Lung Institute at Imperial College London wishes to recruit a Research Nurse for ADVANCE, a large epidemiological study of the long term medical and psychosocial outcomes of injured UK servicemen from the conflict in Afghanistan. This is a unique study with global importance.

You will be principally located at the Academic Department of the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre (DMRC), Headley Court, near Epsom, Surrey. You will work closely with DMRC and the Kings College Centre for Military Health Research (London). You will be responsible, under the supervision of a senior band 7 research nurse, for the clinical field work for this important study. You will be the clinical interface for the study, interacting directly with participants and performing a variety of clinical tests. This will require the organisation and administration of a series of health-related investigations on participants.

You should be a registered nurse with previous clinical experience. A relevant degree or equivalent qualification together with experience in recruiting for and running clinical trials is desirable.  

The post is full-time and fixed-term, available immediately for two years’ in the first instance and is based at the DMRC, Headley Court, near Epsom, Surrey.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Wing Commander Alex Bennett (, Professor Paul Cullinan ( or Helen Blackman (

Our preferred method of application is online via our website (please select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number into “Keywords”). Please complete and upload an application form as directed.

Alternatively, if you are unable to apply online, please email to request an application form.

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