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Clinical Research Associate (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge - Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £29,384 to £58,398 p.a.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 24th November 2022
Closes: 11th December 2022
Job Ref: ZE34362

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the leading Stroke Research Groups both within the UK and internationally, and make a real difference to patient care. The post holder will play a key role in studies applying advanced brain imaging to cerebral small vessel disease (SVD). SVD causes lacunar stroke, small deep strokes in the white matter and deep grey matter structures in the brain. It is the most common pathology underlying vascular cognitive impairment and dementia. The Stroke Research Group has an International reputation for its research in SVD. A particular focus of the work will be on the role of brain inflammation and immune reprogramming in the disease. 

We are looking for a medically qualified doctor who is interested in gaining research experience, and/or applying for a research degree. The work would be suitable for a higher degree. It would provide ideal research training for a stroke physician, neurologist, geriatrician or radiologist trainee. 

The post holder will join a friendly Department, which brings together clinical and non-clinical researchers from many disciplines including medicine, nursing, neuropsychology, brain imaging, genetics, biostatistics, epidemiology and clinical trials to research the causes of and treatment of stroke. They will benefit from the exceptional research opportunities and collaboration within the University of Cambridge. 

This current post is funded by a grant from the British Heart Foundation.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

This appointment requires an Honorary Clinical Contract.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/38352.

Closing Date: 11th December 2022

Interview Date: TBC

This is an integrated appointment between the University and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust ("NHS Trust"). You will therefore also be issued with an Honorary Clinical Contract by the NHS Trust. You should be aware that if your contract with the NHS Trust is terminated your employment with the University will be terminated, and vice versa.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter, CV and a completed Additional Information for Clinical Researchers form in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference ZE34362 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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