South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Research Fellow

Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire
£30,605 - £48,123 per annum
17 May 2017
05 Jun 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently recruiting for a Research Fellow to be based at James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough. There is more to the Tees Valley than just breathtaking coastlines and inspiring countryside. Nestled between North Yorkshire and County Durham is where you will find premium patient care. The James Cook University Hospital is a major tertiary and teaching centre with over 1,000 beds, serving a mixed urban and rural population and providing comprehensive regional specialties for 1.5 million people in the Tees Valley and areas of Durham, North Yorkshire and Cumbria.

We are ideally looking for a candidate who is currently in training or is looking to apply for a training post who also wants to gain a higher degree. The post will be funded for 2 years and the successful applicant will be expected to successfully complete a project for a higher degree in that time frame.

There will be a unique opportunity as part of this post, to work closely the clinical trials unit delivering multi-centre randomised trials in cardiothoracic surgery.

The key features of the post are to allow the successful individual to maintain and develop operative skills, learn how to apply for research funding and understand the levers for successful delivery of clinical trials in cardiac surgery.

The post will include a day of operating per week but there will be no on call commitment The North East of England is a great place to live and work and offers an exceptional quality of life and work for professionals and their families. It offers affordable high quality housing, a selection of highly rated schools and is easily accessed by road, rail and air. The region is also within easy reach of four National Parks, attractive countryside, coastline and beaches.

It boasts all the benefits of rural life, whilst being in close proximity to the full spectrum of amenities associated with city living. The real attraction for medical professionals here is being situated in a place where you can action change, make a real difference and use every available opportunity to enhance patient care and your career.

Now is your time to join one of the largest Trusts in England. Because together we do the amazing!

Full consideration will be given to applicants who wish to apply for a reduced contract. For further information about the post or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Mr Enoch Akowuah, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon and Clinical Director, or Professor Andrew Owens on Telephone 01642 854892 or

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Closing date 5th June 2017.

Interviews 26th June 2017.