|Salary:||£29,384 to £63,423 per annum|
|Placed On:||26th September 2023|
|Closes:||12th October 2023|
We are seeking a Clinical Research Associate to contribute to the conduct of Phase 1b, 2 and Phase 3 clinical trials as well as experimental medicine studies in patients with severe obesity and patients with fatty liver disease. The successful applicant will join an internationally recognised team led by Professor Sadaf Farooqi and will be based in the Institute of Metabolic Science on the Addenbrooke's Hospital campus, Cambridge. The team are playing a leading role in trialling new weight loss medications in patients with severe obesity due to genetic causes and performing experimental medicine studies in people with extreme metabolic phenotypes supported by the Botnar Fondation.
Possession of MRCP (UK) or its recognised equivalent is essential. Given the complex medical needs of the patient groups, advanced postgraduate training in adult Endocrinology / Diabetes, Hepatology or a closely related medical specialty such as Chemical Pathology or Metabolic Medicine, is essential (ST5 or above).
Previous experience of clinical research in the field of metabolism/obesity is essential (applicants should have a PhD in this area).
Registration and Licence to Practice with the General Medical Council will be required for this appointment.
Key responsibilities of the post:
- Assume leading role in research studies and trials
- Provide clinical care to study participants
- Work alongside senior nurses to support participants with study investigations
- Enter, check and analyse data
- Medical qualification and training in General Internal Medicine and Diabetes/Endocrinology, Hepatology or related Specialty to at least ST5 level or equivalent
- Possession of MRCP or equivalent
- GMC registration or ability to obtain registration before job commencement
Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Sadaf Farooqi (email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: + 44 (0)1223 762634), University of Cambridge Metabolic Research Laboratories, Level 4, Institute of Metabolic Science, Box 289, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Rd, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, UK.
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 March 2024 in the first instance.
To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please click on the apply button above.
Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment. This appointment also requires an Honorary Clinical Contract.
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: 12th October 2023
Date of interview: 16th October 2023
Please quote reference RG38639 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
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