Clinical Research Fellow

Imperial College London - Department of Medicine

Section of Investigative Medicine

Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism

Full-time fixed term contract until 24 Auust 2017

Hammersmith Campus

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Research Fellow to join an experienced team in the Section of Investigative Medicine, supporting a research programme investigating the role of nutrient sensing in the regulation of energy homeostasis.

Working under the supervision of Professor Gary Frost and Dr Kevin Murphy you will contribute to all aspects of the research programme including human studies, involving sampling from the gastrointestinal tract, and the design and conduct of experiments. This role may also involve in vivo studies.

As well as having completed Membership of the Royal College of Physicians, you will have sound knowledge of gut physiology and metabolism. You will have excellent organisational and communication skills, the ability to exercise initiative and work independently, and will be able to work both as part of a multi-disciplinary team and on a one-to-one basis. Previous experience of human studies, and of training staff and students in laboratory techniques would be advantageous.

The College cannot normally apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post under Tier 2 of the UK Border Agency’s Points Based System.  Any candidate, who is considering applying for this position and requires sponsorship, must ensure that they are able to obtain permission to work in the UK through an appropriate immigration route.

Please note that as this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, a satisfactory enhanced level Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required for the successful candidate. Further information about the DBS disclosure process can be found at or by telephoning 0870 90 90 811. You may also wish to view the College’s policy statements on the Recruitment and Employment of Ex-Offenders and the Secure Storage, Use, Retention & Disposal of Disclosures and Disclosure Information.

Our preferred method of application is online via our website at (please select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number into “Keywords”). Please complete and upload an application form as directed quoting reference number HM2016232

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

Closing Date: 5 December 2016 (Midnight GMT)

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