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Clinical research fellow in paediatric allergy & respiratory medicine

NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow

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Respiratory Medicine
NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow
Fixed term 3 years
Full Time 40 hours per week
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Southampton General Hospital
£46,208 pa
25/10/2018 23:59

An exciting opportunity is available to play a key role in the Wellcome Trust funded Breathing Together study. This role is for a full-time position and is a fixed term contract for 3 years. 

This multi-centre project is focusing on the development of pre-school wheeze and childhood asthma. This post is suitable for an enthusiastic paediatric clinical trainee who would like to undertake a PhD and peruse a career in academic medicine.

The work will be carried out under the supervision of Professor Graham Roberts, Professor John Holloway and Dr Faisal Rezwan. It will include assisting in the clinical follow up of the cohorts, taking the lead in analysing the clinical data and writing research papers.

You'll have excellent skills as a trainee paediatrician; evidence of the ability to work independently and efficiently; and excellent oral and written communication skills; and evidence of research experience.

Location: University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust and David Hide Asthma & Allergy Research Centre, Isle of Wight

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

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. 

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS) is one of England's largest acute teaching trusts. We've recently been rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey we ranked seventh in the country for staff engagement, and fourth best nationally for our proportion of staff saying that they would recommend the hospital as a place to work or to 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 are interested in applying for this role, we would 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.

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

Job Reference: MT894 - This vacancy closes on or before: 25 October 2018

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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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023 8120 6160

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