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Clinical Research Fellow

Barts Health NHS Trust
£37,068 to £57,570 Per annum
Closing date
25 Apr 2024

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About the RoleApplicants are invited to apply for a 3-year clinical fellowship (PhD studentship) to join a team investigating the experimental and clinical ischemia reperfusion (IR) injury of the kidneys. This project will examine role of SGLT2i and cold preconditioning in IR injury.

About YouShould be qualified doctor and must hold SpR position in renal medicine with strong clinical background to be able to participate in clinical on call rota in renal unit at Barts Health and do few clinics. In addition, basic science experience will be desirable. This project will involve murine models of kidney diseases, biochemistry, histology and molecular biology.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Prof Magdi Yaqoob at

Main duties of the job

  • Principal duty would be to conduct research as mentioned above (one of the three projects to choose from) Professor Magdi Yaqoob (WHRI).
  • To achieve a steady publications, record of the kind that will enhance the Centre's research reputation at national and international level and that well clearly demonstrate originality and scholarship.
  • To attend and participate in the Centre's academic activities, e.g. laboratory and journal club meetings, research group meetings and weekly seminars.
  • To make research initiatives and original contributions to the research programme wherever possible, and to contribute freely to the team research environment in a manner conducive to the success of the research project as a whole.
  • To keep up to date with scientific, clinical, and professional issues, in particular relating to developments in the specific subject area.
  • To ensure that all research is undertaken according to Good Clinical Practice (GCP), Good Laboratory Practice (GLP), College and Trust protocols.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description and the person specification provide an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role,outlining the qualification, skills, experience, and knowledge required.

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Person Specification



  • Registered with (or eligible for) UK basic medical qualification
  • GMC registration and licence to practise
  • MRCP, MRCPCH or equivalent
  • Advance Life Support provider


  • Track record in research



  • 24 months' experience in adult medicine
  • Some clinical experience in trauma and/or critical care
  • Wide clinical knowledge
  • Specialist knowledge of cardiology/nephrology
  • Some knowledge of clinical trauma and/or critical care practice


  • Some research experience in nephrology/cardiology
  • Experience of scientific data handling
  • Experience in undergraduate and postgraduate education



  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrable computer skills, including word and spreadsheet processing and literature


  • Ability to interpret the scientific literature and incorporate into project
  • Ability to supervise clinical research assistance/staff



  • Flexible and co-operative
  • Self-motivated and hardworking
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Willing to be innovative and deal with responsibilities of the Unit
  • Desire to pursue a career in academic medicine
  • Willingness to work as part of a team with flexible and sometimes long hours (including some weekends) as the project/clinical rota demands
  • Willingness to work on different sites


  • Enthusiasm for research related to paediatrics as a whole, and the enhancement of both survival and longer term outcomes

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Royal London Hospital

Whitechapel Rd


E1 1FR

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