- New Job Vacancy - Clinical Research Fellow
New Job Vacancy – Clinical Research Fellow
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Clinical Research Fellow
NIHR Leeds Biomedical Research Centre
Full-time, fixed term for two years with possibility of extension dependent on funding
Specialty Registrar salary scale (£30,605 - £48,123p.a.)
We are inviting applications to fill our STR 3+ Trust Doctor Clinical Research Fellow vacancies at LTHT. These exciting opportunities in translational musculoskeletal research are supported through the NIHR Leeds Biomedical Research Centre.
Are you interested in working in a world class research centre?
Are you enthusiastic and motivated to further develop your research career?
Are you committed to delivering the best in research and clinical services?
Do you possess the interest and commitment to have an active involvement in the development of research in the area of rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, systemic sclerosis or osteoarthritis?
If the answer is yes we would like to hear from you.
The research is focussed on the development of a comprehensive portfolio of studies, including commercial and academic clinical trials, and longitudinal cohorts for the investigation of imaging and serological biomarkers of disease development and response to therapy. Projects include:
- Characterising individuals at risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis and development of proof of concept studies to prevent disease progression
- Development of interventions based on stratified prognosis in psoriatic arthritis
- Development of interventions based on stratified prognosis in systemic sclerosis
- Evaluation of acellular scaffolds and regenerative devices for the treatment of osteoarthritis
With an excellent undergraduate degree in medicine, experience in rheumatology, dermatology or orthopaedics (dependent on the project) and research, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills, you will play an essential role in all aspects of the research, helping study coordination, providing patient care under consultant supervision for study participants and collecting follow up data. It is expected that the research would lead to the opportunity to register for a PhD.
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NHS Job Ref:
Please contact Dr Kirste Mellish in the first instance who will be able to direct your query to the relevant workstream lead.
Dr Kirste Mellish
Director of Operations, NIHR Leeds Biomedical Research Centre, Chapel Allerton Hospital, Chapeltown Road, Leeds LS7 4SA.
Telephone: 0113 3924398, or Email: email@example.com>