Clinical Research Fellow (3 Posts)

University of Glasgow - School of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing

Job Purpose

The Clinical Research Fellow will undertake agreed research and educational activities to develop new techniques to improve patient care.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the Clinical Research Fellow grade of the scales for academic staff; £33,131 - £58,958 per annum. The post carries an additional entitlement depending on "on call" responsibilities. This is paid under a separate arrangement with the NHS for which the University acts as paymaster only.

An honorary clinical contract of appropriate seniority will be arranged by application to the NHS.

These posts are available for 2 years initially.

These posts are justifiably fixed-term, under the Fixed-term Employees (prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2002.

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.”

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.
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: https://www.mygov.scot/pvg-scheme/

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.

Vacancy ref: 020050, closing date: 28 January 2018.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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