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Clinical Research Fellow

The University of Edinburgh - Centre for Cardiovascular Science

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £43,504 to £64,461 per annum (Clinical Grade AMN2)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 18th June 2024
Closes: 24th July 2024
Job Ref: 10690

Full-time: 40 hours per week

Fixed-term: for 2 years

The Opportunity:

We are looking for an enthusiastic, proficient Clinical Fellow with appropriate training in diabetes and Endocrinology to work on a research study on type 2 diabetes (T2D) remission by weight loss. The post holder will work directly within Dr Ahmad Al-Mrabeh’s diabetes research team at the Centre for Cardiovascular Science/Queen’s Medical Research Institute and the Clincal Research Facility/Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. 

You will contribute to the overall recruitment, management, and execution of this clinical study by liaising directly with the Chief Investigator. The post holder will also interact with diabetes research team at the General Western Hospital, Edinburgh Centre for Diabetes & Endocrinology, and the CRF staff at the Royal Infirmary to ensure efficient delivery of this single centre MRC funded study. This is a fixed term contract for 2 years with the potential to extend for an additional year.  The post holder is expected to enrol for a higher degree such as an MD (or PhD if additional funding is secured).

This post is full-time (40 hours per week) and requires working on campus mainly during normal hours.  Flexibility is occasionally required for out of hours working.

Your skills and attributes for success:

  • MRCP with right to practise in the UK.
  • Specialty training in Diabetes & Endocrinology.
  • Strong experience in diabetes management and subtle knowledge of clinical, dietary and lifestyle education.
  • Evidence of strong research interest and an ambition to pursue MD/PhD.
  • Excellent time management and communication skills.

Informal enquiries are welcomed and can be addressed to Dr Ahmad Al-Mrabeh, Ahmad.Al-Mrabeh@ed.ac.uk

An Honorary NHS contract will be sought for the successful post holder. You therefore must be eligible to hold an honorary contract with NHS Lothian, and must also be registered with the General Medical Council.

Salary will be determined on the basis of previous service in the NHS training grades. Normally you will be matched to your current incremental point or nearest equivalent. If you are currently a member of the NHS Pension Scheme and are employed in a clinical post it may be possible for you to remain a member of the NHS Pension Scheme.

The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336. Is e buidheann carthannais a th’ ann an Oilthigh Dhùn Èideann, clàraichte an Alba, àireamh clàraidh SC005336.

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