Clinical Research Fellow in Cardiology

University of Dundee - Molecular and Clinical Medicine

Summary of Job Purpose and Principal Duties

Duration of post: 2 years

Role Purpose
A post is now available for 24 months for a Clinical Research Fellow to perform a CSO and TASC funded research project and range of broader clinical trial research activities. The project will be ideal for an MD Thesis and for gaining experience across a breadth of clinical trials. This post will be funded jointly by the Chief Scientist Office (CSO) and Tayside Medical Science Centre (TASC) and, as such, the role will be split 50:50 into: (1) Cardiology research and (2) Clinical trials research across broader areas based in the Clinical Research Centre (CRC).

Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 22 January 2018.

Please see full job description (available on the university's web site accessed via the apply button below) for further information.

Summary of Skills, Experience and Qualifications
The post holder should have knowledge and experience of clinical research and have had involvement in clinical research. The post holder must be skilled in echocardiography

Summary – Person Specification

Qualifications & Education

  • Significant post registration experience.


  • MRCP


  • Extensive Cardiology Registrar experience as required to partake in On Call Rota requirements.


Involvement in conducting clinical trials


  • ALS training, GCP, Echocardiography skills.


  • Statistical skills.


  • Principles of regulatory requirements of Clinical Research.

Personal Qualities

  • Team player, high achiever, ambitious, excellent communicator.

Additional Information
The University of Dundee is a diverse community and is committed to equality of opportunity for all by providing a supportive, flexible and inclusive working environment.  We have family friendly policies (including flexible working and childcare vouchers), staff groups for LGBT and BME; and prayer room facilities.

The University of Dundee has received the Athena SWAN Bronze Award (Athena Swan) which recognises the promotion of gender equality and has made further commitment to advancing inclusive culture which supports and encourages all under-represented groups.

The University of Dundee is a Scottish Registered Charity, No. SC015096.

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