Clinical Research Fellow

Job summary

Applications are invited for a Clinical Research Fellow to join the research programme in regenerative medicine led by Dr Tamir Rashid which uses stem cell products to model, treat and understand a range of liver diseases. Working within our dynamic team of stem cell biologists, biomaterial experts, veterinarians and clinicians you will leverage our existing platforms to execute an ambitious project of your choice. Your project should bridge...

Job listing information

  • Reference MED01692
  • Date posted 21 February 2020
  • Closing date 8 March 2020

Job description

Job summary

Applications are invited for a Clinical Research Fellow to join the research programme in regenerative medicine led by Dr Tamir Rashid which uses stem cell products to model, treat and understand a range of liver diseases.

Working within our dynamic team of stem cell biologists, biomaterial experts, veterinarians and clinicians you will leverage our existing platforms to execute an ambitious project of your choice. Your project should bridge between basic science and translational applications which could involve working with patients and their samples. A flexible, “can do” attitude is essential. Pursuit of peer reviewed external funding (such as an MRC Training Fellowship) will be encouraged.

Duties and responsibilities

Your main duties will include designing, conducting, evaluating and supervising translational research under the direction of your line manager. Your research duties will also involve the preparation of manuscripts for publication and actively participating in departmental meetings, as well as performing research presentations. You will also assist with the development of research objectives and proposals for own or joint research, with the assistance of a mentor.

Essential requirements

Applicants must have a medical qualification with registration at the General Medical Council. Previous experience in any or all of hepatocyte / liver biology, pluripotent stem cell differentiation and animal models of liver injury is ideal but not essential since you will be provided with all training needed. This post would be ideal for a candidate intending to do an MD / PhD.

Further information

This post is full time, fixed term for 24 months and is immediately available, with the possibility of extended funding for a third year.

You will be based across the Hammersmith (East Acton), St Mary’s (Paddington) and King’s College Campuses.

Salary: £33,790 - £59,765 (plus £2,162 London allowance pa)

Please note this is a re-advertisement; previous applicants need not apply.

For informal inquiries or questions about the role, please contact Dr Tamir Rashid directly at: t.rashid@imperial.ac.uk

Should you have any general queries please contact: Patricia Murphy - patricia.murphy@imperial.ac.uk

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

As this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, at the appropriate level, will be required for the successful candidate.

The College is a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA),which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see https://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-evaluation/

The College believes that the use of animals in research is vital to improve human and animal health and welfare. Animals may only be used in research programmes where their use is shown to be necessary for developing new treatments and making medical advances. Imperial is committed to ensuring that, in cases where this research is deemed essential, all animals in the College’s care are treated with full respect, and that all staff involved with this work show due consideration at every level. http://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-integrity/animal-research

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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.