Clinical Research Fellow in Endoscopy

Location
Harrow, London (Greater)
Salary
£31,217.00 - £49,086.00
Posted
21 Jan 2019
Closes
03 Feb 2019
Ref
337-MS-0325SD-A
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Gastroenterology
Career Level
Fellow
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Research Fellow in Endoscopy at St Mark’s Hospital. The Wolfson Unit for Endoscopy at St Marks is a world renowned state of the art facility for the practice and teaching of endoscopy.

It is a tertiary referral and National Training centre, and specialises in complex diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, including large polypectomies (EMR, ESD and laparoscopic-endoscopic techniques), double balloon enteroscopy, video capsule endoscopy, endoscopic surveillance of high-risk groups and treatment of radiation proctopathy.

The Unit was the first site in London to undertake Bowel Cancer Screening in 2006, covering a population of approx. 1 million, and was one of the first wave pilot sites for Flexible Sigmoidoscopy screening (Bowel Scope), which started in 2013.

The successful applicant would undertake the design and running of several research projects relating to endoscopy, under the supervision of the endoscopy consultants with a view to obtaining a higher degree over a 2-3 year period.

The role includes performing 3 endoscopy lists per week (including bowel scope screening) with one dedicated endoscopy training session and the opportunity to take part in the emergency endoscopy and gastroenterology on-call rota. The post holder would be in a position to benefit from being exposed to the wide range of advanced endoscopic techniques that are performed at St Marks.

For an informal discussion and/or visit please contact:  Professor Brian Saunders, Consultant Gastroenterologist and Director of Screening on brian.saunders@nhs.net.

(For further enquiries please contact: Sarah Marshall, Clinical Programme Manager - Bowel Cancer Screening -  sarahmarshall5@nhs.net / 0208 869 3543.

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Closing date: 3rd February 2019. Interview date: Tuesday 12th February 2019.

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