Clinical Research Fellow

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£36,461 – £46,208
08 Feb 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Contract

Applications are invited for the Royal Papworth-BLF Mesothelioma Research Fellowship Programme. This programme is designed to allow clinical trainees in any specialty to undertake three-years of research towards a PhD in a field related to malignant pleural mesothelioma. We aim to offer two fellowships per annum. Successful candidates will be helped to identify a supervisor and host laboratory, which may be either Cambridge-based or linked to Cambridge. Appropriate projects will focus on malignant pleural mesothelioma but may involve either fundamental or translational science. There may be opportunities for ongoing clinical training during the research period.

In order to apply, please send a copy of your curriculum vitae (including two academic references) and a statement of interest (7500 characters) detailing your research interests and experience, career goals and preliminary project aspirations to the Programme Co-Directors.

Informal expressions of interest can be sent to the Programme Co-Directors.


Dr Robert Rintoul []

Professor Stefan Marciniak []

** We reserve the right to close this vacancy once sufficient applications have been received**

Priority consideration will be given to NHS Employees who have been declared at risk of redundancy.

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The support and benefits available to staff include:

NHS Pension Scheme, Occupational Health Service, Personal Support (via Occupational Health), Childcare Vouchers, Onsite Gym, NHS Discounts, Chaplaincy, Staff Recognition Scheme, NHS Fleet Car Scheme, Cycle Scheme, Corporate Gym Membership, Low cost Home Ownership Schemes, Subsidised Restaurant, Programme of Social Events, Flexible Working Options and Library.

We welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation. Applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post. The Trust operates job share and flexible working. We are a Smoke Free Hospital. 

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website.

In submitting an application form you authorise Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS Service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

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