|Salary:||£38,024 to £53,486|
|Placed On:||2nd February 2023|
|Closes:||22nd February 2023|
UCLH has a comprehensive lung cancer service and we see both local secondary referrals and tertiary referrals from across the UK. We are part of Cancer Research UK’s Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence and are recognised globally as one of the premier research centres in lung cancer. We lead several internationally renowned trials including TRACERx and the SUMMIT study. A key component of the centre is a focus on early detection of lung cancer and rapid diagnosis. UCLH heads several national and international trials in chemotherapeutics, genomics and early diagnosis of lung cancer. This includes the largest lung cancer screening project in the UK (the SUMMIT study) and one of the most comprehensive longitudinal surveillance bronchoscopy programmes for patients with premalignant changes in their lung. We offer a rapid diagnostics clinic in the UCLH Macmillan Cancer Centre, which includes state-of-the-art imaging with computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and positron-emission tomography CT/MRI for patients with suspected lung cancer.
About the role
The post holder will be assisting Professor Sam Janes, Dr Neal Navani and Dr Ricky Thakrar, working within the Lung Cancer team and assisting in running the interventional bronchoscopy service and in particular the EBUS service. Duties will include working within the lung cancer team triaging bronchoscopy and lung cancer referrals and regular attendance at lung cancer clinics, EBUS and interventional bronchoscopy lists. The candidate will also work within the Lungs for Living Research Centre within UCL Respiratory facilitating research in the early diagnosis of lung cancer.
The post holder is required to hold full GMC registration, MRCP and an NTN in Respiratory Medicine. They must have experience of audit/research and a knowledge of basic research methods and statistics. Specialist skills in bronchoscopy, EBUS and teaching are desirable with a willingness to learn new skills. The post holder will be required to work independently and as part of a team and be computer literate with excellent communication skills.
What we offer
This is an exciting opportunity to join a multidisciplinary team working across the Department of Respiratory and the Division of Medicine. As well as the exciting opportunities this role presents, we also offer some great benefits some of which are below: • 41 Days holiday (27 days annual leave 8 bank holiday and 6 closure days) • Additional 5 days’ annual leave purchase scheme • Defined benefit career average revalued earnings pension scheme (CARE) • Cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan • Immigration loan • Relocation scheme for certain posts • On-Site nursery • On-site gym • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay • Employee assistance programme: Staff! Support Service • Discounted medical insurance Visit https://www.ucl.ac.uk/work-at-ucl/reward-and-benefits to find out more.
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
As London’s Global University, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world’s talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where we all belong. We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in UCL’s workforce. These include people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds; disabled people; LGBTQI+ people Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silveraward, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.
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