Clinical Research Fellow

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint a Clinical Research Fellow to participate in a major research project under the supervision of Miss Celia Riga, Mr Colin Bicknell and Professor Guang-Zhong Yang. The research project will entail project design, experimental work in addition to data analysis and reporting the results in peer-reviewed journals. During the course of the appointment the Clinical Research Fellow will be expected to undertake studies...

Job listing information

  • Reference MED00855
  • Date posted 25 October 2018
  • Closing date 25 November 2018

Job description

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint a Clinical Research Fellow to participate in a major research project under the supervision of Miss Celia Riga, Mr Colin Bicknell and Professor Guang-Zhong Yang. The research project will entail project design, experimental work in addition to data analysis and reporting the results in peer-reviewed journals. During the course of the appointment the Clinical Research Fellow will be expected to undertake studies leading to a higher research degree (MD/PhD). The successful candidate will based at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington and the Hamlyn Centre, South Kensington campus.

The Hamlyn Centre is dedicated for developing safe, effective and accessible imaging, sensing and robotics technologies that can reshape the future of healthcare. Focusing on technological innovation but with a strong emphasis on clinical translation and direct patient benefit with a global impact, the centre is at the forefront of research in imaging, sensing and robotics for addressing global health challenges associated with demographic, environment, social and economic changes.

Duties and responsibilities

The vacancy has become available following a major EPSRC Grant to the Centre for developing novel endovascular catheter platforms with a focus on robotics and imaging. The project is to be carried out by a multidisciplinary team with complementary research skills in robotics, sensing, imaging, and endovascular intervention. The post holder will also be required to fulfil clinical commitments within Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust or North West London Hospital Trust and contribute to on the on-call rota, at the Direction of Miss Celia Riga or a person nominated by her. The appointee cannot do any clinical work outside the employing organisation.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with an interest in vascular research who would like to register for a higher degree (MD/PhD). Potential candidates must be able to demonstrate some previous experience in research and must show evidence of ability to develop personal research projects.

Essential requirements

A degree in medicine (MBBS or equivalent) and full MRCS in surgery or equivalent is essential, as is full General Medical Council registration. Minimum experience equivalent to ST3 is required and applicants must be ATLS certified. Proven experience in an acute hospital setting is required.

Further information

This post is full time and fixed, term until January 2020.

Should you have any queries please contact: Miss Celia Riga c.riga@imperial.ac.uk

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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.

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Additional information

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