CRUK Clinical Research Training Fellowship

University College London - UCL Cancer Institute

The position will offer a high quality basic science and translational research experience to a suitably motivated individual who seeks to combine a clinical career in gastroenterology or gastro-intestinal pathology with scientific research. The UCL Cancer Institute is a £40 million investment in central London based at UniversityCollege London (UCL), one of the world’s top universities and a founding member of the CrickInstitute.

The post will enable a clinical research fellow to obtain a widely varied laboratory based experience and generate sufficient original research to submit a PhD upon its completion. It is anticipated that the trainee will present their findings at regional and international meetings, and submit original research for peer-reviewed publication. It is expected that the post holder will continue with some clinical commitment during the funding period, though clinical work should not exceed 1 Programmed Activity (PA) equivalent per week.

The primary supervisor will be Dr. Asim Khwaja for Project: Anti-CD21 Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) Therapy for the treatment of relapsed and refractory T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (T-ALL).

The post is funded by CRUK for 36months in the first instance.

The successful applicant should hold full GMC registration and possess membership of the Royal College of Physicians or equivalent. The applicant will also have a Medical degree and a completed core medical training or equivalent. The postholder will be undertaking or have completed higher specialist training in Haematology or Oncology.  The postholder will have experience of developing an understanding of complex problems and applying in-depth knowledge to address them.

The appointment will be on UCL Grade Clinical Training Fellow - Speciality Training Registrar. The salary range will be £35,509 - £51,154 per annum , inclusive of London Allowance.

UCL vacancy reference: 1706862        

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

For enquiries regarding the project, please contact Dr. Asim Khwaja, a.khwaja@ucl.ac.uk . For enquiries regarding the application process please contact Laime Matkeviciute (HR Assistant), l.matkeviciute@ ucl.ac.uk

Interview Date: TBC

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