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Research clinical fellow in haematology

NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow

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NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow
2 years (Fixed term until 31st March 2022)
Full time: 40 hours per week
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Southampton General Hospital
£49,036 per annum
Salary period
20/01/2021 23:59

Online applicants are welcome and invited to apply for a post as clinical research fellow in haematology. This is a prestigious post jointly funded by CRN Wessex and the Department of Haematology to support the department’s core research programme. The position will be appointed to on the 31st March 2022 in the first instance, with opportunities for extension.


You will be working with a team built up of research fellows and doctors within Haematology and Oncology department. You will be working as part of a team within University Southampton Clinical Academics and NIHR CRN Wessex


The Clinical Research Fellow appointed will perform research studies across the breadth of the haematology portfolio, including commercial and non-commercial early phase and ATIMP clinical trials.  The department is rapidly expanding its portfolio of gene and cellular therapy trials and is one of only a handful of UK sites offering patients these cutting edge treatments There will be opportunity for the successful candidate to be involved in investigator-led studies and non-malignant haematology laboratory-based research

The Clinical Research Fellow would be expected to register for, and undertake supervised research towards, a higher research degree (PhD/MD) on the University of Southampton’s well-established and highly successful research doctoral training programme


Applicants will have completed foundation medical training and may be part-way through or completed Core Medical Training. MRCP or equivalent is desirable but not essential. They should demonstrate evidence of academic excellence, enthusiasm for clinical research and experience of clinical training at core specialty training level or equivalent. Full GMC.  Applicants should have excellent IT skills, good team working skills and be able to work flexibly.


 Appointment will be made under local contractual terms and conditions of service for Trust appointed (non-training fellow doctors and dentists).

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        £49,036

Travelling expenses will not be paid for attending interview

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. 

 Job Reference: MT0382 - This vacancy closes on or before:  20th January 2021


As one of the largest acute teaching Trust’s in England, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. We believe you deserve the best possible surroundings in which to do your job and we want to support you in doing your job to the best of your ability.

As a Trust, we support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview. Our LiveWell and inspire programme offers opportunities, support and advice, including smoking cessation services, exercise and activity classes, and support for mental health.

UHS employees are able to access a huge range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata) on appointment, can access on-site nursery facilities (subject to availability), and we offer a generous pension scheme.


UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care. 

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.


If you’re interested in applying for this role, we’d encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit. Alternatively, if you’re ready to apply, please follow the link below to complete an application

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Prof Savita Rangarajan
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Additional information

Dr Rashid Kazmi rashid.kazmi@uhs.nhs.uk

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