Clinical Research Fellow in Haematology & Oncology

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£58,398 a year per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Job summary

Applications are invited from suitably qualified medical graduates with GMC registration for 2 year fixed term integrated research and clinical posts in the Oncology & Haematology Directorate. There are 2 positions available.

Main duties of the job

The post holders will develop advanced specialist experience in a specific disease site with a focus on advanced cellular and molecular therapies. Post holders will be responsible for the day-to-day management patients having advanced medicinal therapies, including cellular (e.g. T/NK cells), and complex advanced therapy combinations. Essential experience in either haematology or oncology includes; satisfactory clinical specialty training to a senior level, a completed higher research degree (PhD/DPhil) and experience of the management of acute complications of advanced treatments. Training will focus on the design, establishment and execution of advanced therapy clinical trials, including grant applications and presentations/ publications of research results. The posts are not suitable for support of a higher degree and are focused on advanced clinical experience prior to appointment at Consultant/ Clinical Professor/ Senior Clinical Research Fellow level. The posts are funded by R&D and two fellowship grants from Pharma.

About us

Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) is a world renowned centre of clinical excellence and one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the UK. We believe that this enables us to work more effectively in partnership with our patients and our local community to provide high quality healthcare

The department works closely with the University Departments, including Oncology, providing excellent opportunities for collaborative cancer research.

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trustis one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research. Find out more

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read attached Job Description and Person Specification for a detailed description of the role and main responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Registration on GMC Register
  • Membership of the Royal College of Physicians or equivalent (e.g. FRCPath)
  • Post Graduate Qualification to MSc by research with publications


  • Sub-speciality training
  • Post Graduate Qualification to PhD/DPhil level



  • General training in Haematology/ Oncology, three years full time hospital service, including direct experience of managing haematology/ oncology patients
  • Post- foundation training in hospital appointments in haematology and oncology
  • Demonstrable ability to exercise an immediate level of clinical responsibility as delegated by the consultant-in-charge


  • Training at registrar level in Haematology/ Oncology with significant acute experience and close within 1-2 years of specialist registration (CCT equivalent)

Skills & Knowledge


  • Ability to work effectively within a multiprofessional team.
  • Good organisational, communication and personal skills
  • Excellent communicator. Good written and spoken English
  • Experience of teaching undergraduates and trainees
  • Evidence of effective participation in clinical audit and risk management.
  • Experience in clinical Research including completion of a research thesis


  • Publications in peer-reviewed journals

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