Clinical Research Fellows (8 Positions)

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint eight Clinical Research Fellows, who will be involved in a major research project in digital health, technological innovation, patient safety or disease mechanisms directed by Professor Ara Darzi. The research project will entail project design, experimental work in addition to data analysis and reporting the results in peer-reviewed journals.

Job listing information

  • Reference MED02924
  • Date posted 17 March 2022
  • Closing date 24 April 2022

Job description

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint eight Clinical Research Fellows, who will be involved in a major research project in digital health, technological innovation, patient safety or disease mechanisms directed by Professor Ara Darzi. The research project will entail project design, experimental work in addition to data analysis and reporting the results in peer-reviewed journals.

Duties and responsibilities

You will work across our research themes, including alongside policy makers and researchers in the Centre for Health Policy in the Institute of Global Health Innovation, product designers in the HELIX Centre, and leaders in Safety and Quality in the NIHR Patient Safety Translational Research Centre.

This is an excellent opportunity for individuals with an interest in research. You would be expected to register for a higher degree and must be able to demonstrate some previous experience in research and must show evidence of ability to develop personal research projects.

You will also be required to fulfil clinical commitments within Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, among others, to contribute to their on-call rotas.

Essential requirements

A degree in medicine (MBBS or equivalent) and full General Medical Council (GMC) registration is essential. You will have or be working towards MRCS or equivalent. We are seeking Core Trainee and Specialist Trainee level individuals, with appropriate ATLS / ALS qualification.  Proven experience in an acute hospital setting is required.

Further information

These roles are offered on a full time basis, fixed term for one year, in the first instance. Anticipated start date: 5 Oct 2022

Salary: £50,017 - £56,077 per annum (plus £2,162 London allowance pa). Please note, if you’re not on an approved NHS training programme you will be appointed on the Clinical staff not holding consultant contracts salary scale.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Dr Inês Baptista, i.baptista@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 which are ultimately aimed towards finding new treatments and making scientific and medical advances, and where there are no satisfactory or reasonably practical alternatives to their use. 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.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity and to eliminating discrimination. All employees are expected to follow the Imperial Values & Behaviours framework. Our values are: 

  • Respect              
  • Collaboration
  • Excellence          
  • Integrity
  • Innovation

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

We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender identity, sex, or sexual orientation. We are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Disability Confident Leader and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

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