Senior Clinical Research Fellow

Job summary

This post at the National Heart & Lung Institute (NHLI) is for an outstanding Senior Clinical Research Fellow in epidemiology. The institute is a world-leading research centre for investigating the causes and mechanisms underlying diseases of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems, and is an excellent environment for basic, clinical and translational research.  

Job listing information

  • Reference MED01847
  • Date posted 22 May 2020
  • Closing date 7 June 2020

Job description

Job summary

This post at the National Heart & Lung Institute (NHLI) is for an outstanding Senior Clinical Research Fellow in epidemiology. The institute is a world-leading research centre for investigating the causes and mechanisms underlying diseases of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems, and is an excellent environment for basic, clinical and translational research.

 

Duties and responsibilities

You will have a track record of high impact publications and research in epidemiology and will be able to contribute to the delivery of outstanding research within NHLI.  You will be working within the Airway Disease Section of the Respiratory Division but will be expected to collaborate closely with researchers within NHLI working on adult airways disease and paediatric asthma. It is expected that you will have an interest in large clinical databases e.g. CPRD and bioinformatics.

 

Essential requirements

You will have extensive professional experience and be able to demonstrate a reputation in your field based on your achievements in either teaching or research. You will be expected to demonstrate your independence through their body of original research work or record of teaching impact.   You will also have obtained a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in Respiratory Medicine or equivalent.

 

Further information

This post is part time (28 hours, 0.7 FTE).  It is however expected that the appointee will undertake at least another clinical PA (0.1 FTE) with Imperial College NHS Trust.

The prorated salary at 0.7FTE will be £55,902 to £75,368 plus London weighting of £1,513 per annum.

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