Clinical Research Fellow (Diabetes)

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£31,614 - £54,741
26 Jun 2017
28 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Department of Clinical Biochemistry • Wellcome Trust-MRC Institute
of Metabolic Science (Fixed Term).

We are seeking a Clinical Research Fellow wishing to pursue research in the
area linking glucose sensor data with insulin pump delivery (closed loop
systems) in adults with type 1 diabetes. The research is funded by NIDDK and other funding agencies. Possession of MRCP (UK) or its recognised equivalent is essential. The post would suit a doctor with training at UK ST2/3 level or above (or equivalent), wishing to gain experience in clinical and translational research. Postgraduate training in adult endocrinology/ diabetes would be desirable for this post, but not essential.

Previous experience of clinical research methodology, preferably in the field of diabetes and metabolism would be desirable as would clinical expertise in the use of insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring. The successful applicant will join an internationally recognised team and will be based in the Institute of Metabolic Science on the Addenbrooke’s Hospital campus, Cambridge.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for up to 24 months in the
first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment. Registration with the General Medical Council will be required for the appointment. This appointment also requires an Honorary Clinical Contract.

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Closing date: 28 July 2017

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Roman Hovorka
(email: Tel: + 44 (0)1223 762862), University of Cambridge Metabolic Research Laboratories, Level 4, Institute of Metabolic Science, Box 289, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Hills Rd, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, UK.

Please quote reference RG12535 on your application and in any
correspondence about this vacancy.

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