Clinical Research Fellow

Job summary

Two clinical studentships are offered as part of the NHLI Foundation’s investment to establish a Centre for Early Airways Disease. Projects are offered in all aspects of airway disease – with particular focus on understanding the mechanism underlying development of asthma or COPD, across a variety of disciplines including bioengineering, cell biology, chemistry, epidemiology, genetics, immunology, molecular biology, pharmacology, physics,...

Job listing information

  • Reference MED01198
  • Date posted 16 April 2019
  • Closing date 12 May 2019

Job description

Job summary

Two clinical studentships are offered as part of the NHLI Foundation’s investment to establish a Centre for Early Airways Disease. Projects are offered in all aspects of airway disease – with particular focus on understanding the mechanism underlying development of asthma or COPD, across a variety of disciplines including bioengineering, cell biology, chemistry, epidemiology, genetics, immunology, molecular biology, pharmacology, physics, physiology and public health.

Duties and responsibilities

NHLI foundation fellows will be placed within a highly supportive environment and will be provided with a cutting edge research project under experienced supervision and mentorship. Before commencing the three-year PhD, successful candidates will be given the opportunity to meet and least two potential supervisors to identify a suitable research project.

Essential requirements

Applicants will be exceptional medical graduates who demonstrate a commitment to a research career and aspire to become the next generation of clinical academic leaders to join our prestigious PhD Fellowship programme. Applicants must be fully qualified medical doctors in training in the UK and at Core Training level in respiratory or other suitable area.

Further information

London Weighting allowance of £2,162 per annum.

Should you require any further details on the role please contact: Professor Clare Lloyd: c.lloyd@imperial.ac.uk or Professor Jadwiga Wedzicha: j.wedzicha@imperial.ac.uk

For technical issues when applying online please email recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

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For technical issues when applying online please email recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

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About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations: 

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way 

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.