|Salary:||£35,858 to £63,423|
|Placed On:||12th December 2022|
|Closes:||7th February 2023|
We are seeking a Clinical Research Associate wishing to pursue research in the area linking glucose sensor data with insulin pump delivery (closed loop systems) in adults, children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes. The research is funded by the National Institute for Health Research and other funding agencies. Possession of GMC licence to practise is essential. The post would suit a doctor in training at UK FY2 / IMT level or above (or equivalent), wishing to gain experience in clinical and translational research. Postgraduate training in adult endocrinology / diabetes would be desirable for this post, but not essential.
Previous experience of clinical research methodology, preferably in the field of diabetes and metabolism would be desirable as would clinical expertise in the use of insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring. The successful applicant will join an internationally recognised team and will be based in the Institute of Metabolic Science on the Addenbrooke's Hospital campus, Cambridge.
There will be opportunities to pursue individual research projects and to present results at international scientific conferences. Regular contact with other researchers in this field will be expected and encouraged.
Key responsibilities of the post:
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance.
Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment and a standard Disclosure and Barring Service check. This appointment also requires a Research Passport application.
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.
Closing date: 7th February 2023
Date of interview: To be confirmed
Please quote reference RG34626 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
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