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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/07/2019.

Research Fellow in Cardiology

Job Reference: 312-RF-C-RBH-MC

Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust
Royal Brompton Hospital
£31,217 - £49,086

Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is the largest heart and lung centre in the UK and among the largest in Europe. We are a partnership of two specialist hospitals which are known throughout the world for their expertise, standard of care and research success.

We are passionate about what we do and the patients we serve. We are an equal opportunities employer and our patients are rich in diversity. We recruit to ensure we build a similarly diverse mix across our workforce. We are a values led organisation and we are rightly proud of our world class reputation and our people.

Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

Research Fellow (SPR) in Cardiology

Royal Brompton Hospital

Post Available from September 2019

Applications are invited for a Research Fellow post in Clinical Cardiology (supervised by Professor Martin Cowie). This post is for 2 years.

As Clinical Research Fellow, you will undertake research projects in the remote monitoring of heart failure and other digital approaches to care. The key research project will relate to the identification, recruitment and monitoring of patients with more advanced heart failure who might benefit from pulmonary artery pressure monitoring using an implantable system. You will collect original data, and be involved in all stages of the project, along with other projects looking at digital transformation of care (including video consultation). You will likely collaborate with several centres in the UK, and internationally.

Applicants for the Research Fellow post are expected to have MRCP and clinical cardiology experience at least at FT/CMT level. The candidate will be encouraged to register for a MD (Res) degree with Imperial College London.

The Royal Brompton Hospital is the largest postgraduate specialist heart and lung centre in the United Kingdom.

For further information, please contact Professor Martin R Cowie on or 0207 351 8856 (PA: Jacob Chapman)

Please apply for the position using the "Apply for this job" button. Please complete the online application form FULLY and include the full names, work email addresses and telephone numbers of three clinical referees, one of which must be your current or most recent employer.

It is recommended that you attach your CV however please note that it will be your application that determines your suitability to be shortlisted.

Short-listing details and interview arrangements will be communicated via email therefore please ensure you check your email account regularly following the closing date.

Closing Date:4th July 2019.

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Staff benefits include: subsidised childcare facilities, occupational pension scheme, personal development and training opportunities, flexible working and subsidised accommodation is available on both sites.

To ensure that our workforce is representative of the population we serve, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The Trust has a duty to safeguard all patients and provide additional measures for patients who are less able to protect themselves from harm or abuse. All staff have a responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of ALL adults, children and young people in the Trust. This including patients, visitors and those using our facilities . Safeguarding means protecting people's health, wellbeing and human rights, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect and is fundamental to high-quality health.

Due to the popularity of some positions, we reserve the right to close the vacancies early on receipt of sufficient applicants.

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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.

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