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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/04/2020.

Clinical Fellow in Genomic Medicine (Education)

Job Reference: 271-GNT-2370448

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Genomic Medicine
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London
£38,156 - £50,068 pro rata, per annum

Clinical Fellow – Genomic Medicine (Education)

Join the North Thames Laboratory Hub and help us to create a new genomic medicine service for the NHS – transforming the way people are cared for.

Are you an interested in helping to transform clinical care through the delivery of genomic medicine education?

We are seeking to appoint a doctor, trained to registrar level, with a keen interest in education and training, and ideally a good basic knowledge of genetics.

This post could allow you opportunities to develop your CV for a fellowship application or incorporate a higher degree if desired, or be an ideal way to gain experience prior to applying for training for a career in clinical genetics. Equally you may already have a higher degree and are now seeking experience in genomics to further your career. These posts are funded for up to a year in the first instance.

You will be a key part of the translational research team of the North Thames GLH and Genomic Medicine Centre and will have the opportunity to spend one day a week gaining experience in clinical genomics, attending clinics or learning variant interpretation. You may also have the opportunity to provide support to ongoing 100,000 Genome legacy projects if needed.

The post holder will be encouraged to develop interests in a particular specialty area and pursue a small research project related to this area.

This post could also be particularly useful for candidates coming to the end of their specialist training who might want a year of experience in genomic medicine.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For enquiries please contact Corinne Trim, Education and Training Lead:-

Please be advised that:

The recruitment process for all admin and clerical roles at Bands 2-5 will be a two stage recruitment process whereby shortlisted candidates will undertake an online literacy, numeracy, ICT and typing test.Only those candidates who pass the competency test will proceed to a formal interview.

The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please note that where high volumes of applicants have been received, additional criteria may on occasion be used to determine the final shortlist.

Please also note that all recruitment is currently subject to restrictions on the allocation of Certificates of Sponsorship.

We are an accredited Living Wage Employer.

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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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

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From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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