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Clinical Research Fellow in Neonatology

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£43,923 to £63,152 per annum pro-rata
Closing date
28 Dec 2023

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Applications are invited for a Clinical Research Fellow in Neonatology (equivalent to Core/Higher ST3-5/ST6+) with Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to commence from 04 March 2024 for a period of 12-24 months.

This Neonatal Clinical Fellow post will be based in the Academic Department of Paediatrics, which is part of the University of Cambridge.

The post aims to develop skills in clinical research and would be an opportunity for an interested and motivated individual to develop their own area of interest and apply for further research funding.

The primary purpose of the post is to support delivery and development of the portfolio of research being undertaken within the Cambridge Newborn Research Group in Cambridge. Research currently includes a range of studies from single centre physiological studies, and device trials to a large international CTIMP study.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be expected to support the multidisciplinary research team to deliver the groups Portfolio of studies in accordance with GCP. The post holder will be expected to work collaboratively alongside others in the research team including Phd and post-doctoral research associates to enhance research activity within the unit.

The timetable will be dependent on the evolving Trial and education demands of the individual, and the department. An essential part of the role is flexibility to be available to support the recruitment and delivery of clinical studies. There is no clinical commitment to the post, however there are often opportunities to undertake locum clinical shifts within NICU for those wishing to maintain their clinical skills.

In order to be considered applicants must meet the following essential criteria, MBBS or equivalent, minimum 6 months tertiary level NICU experience within the NHS, ability to work as part of a team, basic computer skills.

Please note that this post does not carry Postgraduate Dean's approval or training recognition.

Full Registration and a Licence to Practice with the General Medical Council at point of application is required.

About us

The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC's Good Medical Practice (2013). Non-UK applicants must possess the IELTS/OET exam before obtaining a GMC licence to practice.

Applications from job seekers who require skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

It is a requirement for skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Job responsibilities

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Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Addenbrooke's Hospital

Hills Road



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