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Clinical Research Fellow - Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia

Job Reference: 188-MT758-MEDICAL

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
Paediatric Respiratory Medicine
Southampton General Hospital, Southampton
£46,208 pa


Location – Southampton General Hospital

Post Title – Clinical Research Fellow – Primary Ciliary Dyskinesa (Paediatric Respiratory)

Start Date of Post – September 2018 & ASAP until September 2018

Contract Length – Fixed Term for 36 months

The University of Southampton School of Medicine and Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust partnership is pleased to invite applications for the NHS-funded post of Clinical Research Fellow in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, primarily working with the Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Group. The research will be conducted within the University of Southampton and University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust. The Fellow will also participate in the middle-grade service provision for the PCD service within working hours. The post is full time for three years from September 2018; we are additionally able to appoint to an interim post starting as soon as possible until September 2018. No out of hours service provision is required. The post is suitable for higher postgraduate training or post-doctoral training.

The post holders will have a paediatric background with medical qualifications fully registrable in the UK, MRCPCH (or equivalent) (see person specification).

Fellows will be provided with research methods training; academic training will be supervised by Prof Jane Lucas, Professor in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine. Depending on the interests of the candidate the research can be laboratory based, or clinical research. The successful applicant will be encouraged to register for study towards a higher degree (usually PhD).

Interested candidates are invited to contact Prof Jane Lucas (email: jlucas1, tel: 44-(0)238120 4315/ 6160).

Please note that GMC registration (with a licence to practice) and Right to work in the UK are essential for this role. Successful applicants will already have GMC registration or will be able to demonstrate they are eligible. Applicants requiring Tier 2 sponsorship should ensure they meet the Home Office application criteria prior to submitting an application.

Senior Trust Fellow

Appointment will be made under Local Contractual Terms and Conditions of Service for Trust Appointed (Non-Training Fellow Doctors and Dentists) which will be published and available at time of offers.

Grades for Trust appointed (non-training) Fellows will be paid a basic salary at a Nodal pay point linked to the grade, at the rate set out in the National Medical and Dental pay circular. Basic salary detailed below plus any additional remuneration (as applicable) for hours set out in the doctors work schedule (e.g additional hours, weekend allowance, and any hours which attract enhanced pay)

Basic Salary MT04 £46,208

All applications must be made online. CV or paper applications are not accepted.

Job Reference: MT758 - This vacancy closes on or before – 28th February 2018

For further details / informal visits contact:

Interested candidates are invited to contact Prof Jane Lucas (email: jlucas1, tel: 44-(0)238120 4315/ 6160).

Applicants from UHS NHS Foundation Trust whose posts are considered to be ‘At Risk’ will be given prior consideration for this post

Return to Practice

UHS runs a return to practice course each year for nurses who have been out of the profession and wish to return. To find out more please visit our Trust website for further details.

Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large numbers of applications are received.

Due to the volume of applications, we are unable to acknowledge receipt of your application. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of closing, please presume that you have not been selected for interview.

Car Parking

Application can be made for parking on site at UHS. This will be based on specific criteria to determine eligibility for on site parking as this is very limited. UHS offers a park and ride service and encourages staff to utilise other green methods of getting to work such as cycling or walking where possible. UHS is well connected through bus services to the city centre and areas.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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