|Salary:||£42,405 to £49,785 per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London Allowance depending on experience.|
|Placed On:||26th September 2023|
|Closes:||24th October 2023|
About the Role
Applications are invited for a full-time Research Nurse/Clinical Research Practitioner post to facilitate the recruitment and management of adult and paediatric research studies involving participants diagnosed with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), Type 2 diabetes (T2D) or obesity, conducted by the Barts Metabolism Network. Funded by Barts Charity, Barts Metabolism Network comprises five lead academics and their groups and brings together researchers from across the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry to investigate how changes in metabolism lead to obesity and the significant long-term health problems that this causes. The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of the clinical elements of the program including patient identification, consent, safety, data entry, governance, sample collection and use of a dedicated bioresource. Patients will be identified from children coming through obesity, endocrinology, diabetes, surgical and general paediatric services, adults undergoing bariatric surgery, and those in NAFLD or diabetes clinic.
A nurse/CRP who is experienced in academic research studies. Experience in diabetes, or liver disease would be ideal, but we are particularly looking for enthusiasm and an ability to work autonomously and deliver recruitment in specified time and target.
About the Institute
The Blizard Institute was established in 2003 and is one of six Institutes within the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, QMUL which aims to deliver excellence in all aspects of research, teaching and clinical service. The Institute comprises approximately 400 staff based in four academic Centres and one Public Engagement Centre.
About Queen Mary
At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.
Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.
We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.
The post is based at the Whitechapel Campus in London. It is a full-time role, fixed term appointment for 3 years, with an expected start date as soon after interviews as possible. The starting salary will be Grade 5, in the range of £42,405-£49,785 per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London Allowance depending on experience.
Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.
Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor William Alazawi at email@example.com
Further details about The Blizard Institute can be found here: https://www.qmul.ac.uk/blizard/
To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button.
The closing date for applications is 24 October 2023
Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.
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