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Clinical Research Fellow in Sarcoma

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
£51,017 to £58,398 per annum
Closing date
21 May 2024

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We are offering a position for a ClinicalResearch Fellow in the Sarcoma unit that would be suitable for a Medical Oncology Trainee who wishes to gain experience in management of soft tissue sarcoma.

Main duties of the job

The research fellow will be responsible for patients in the Sarcoma unit participating in clinical trials. The role includes attending the two weekly multidisciplinary team meetings and relevant out-patient clinics to highlight potential participants to be recruited to trials consenting patients, assessing and recording acute and late toxicities, reporting adverse events and performing response assessment. General duties will include assisting with other clinical studies, general out-patient duties and support the Specialist Registrar on the Unit as well as working closely with all members of the research team.

About us

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust has an international reputation for high quality patient care, education and research and its partnership with the Institute of Cancer Research has created the largest comprehensive cancer centre in Europe.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We believe that this post provides oncologists with a good training in the care of patients with a wide variety of soft tissue sarcomas and would represent a sound basis for someone who wishes to specialise in the management of these diseases. Candidates learn about many aspects of clinical trials in cancer including regulatory affairs, adverse event reporting, response assessment and, on occasion, protocol writing. There is ample scope for contributing to writing papers and our fellows have a good track record of publication. There is protected time to allow for academic activities in the timetable.

The post will be based in the Sarcoma Research Unit which operates at the Chelsea site of the Royal Marsden Hospital. In order to fulfil the responsibilities of this post you must be eligible for full GMC registration.

Person Specification



  • Eligible for full GMC registration
  • Experience in Medical Oncology at Specialist Registrar level or equivalent
  • MRCP or equivalent


  • Higher degree



  • A broad-based experience in sarcoma oncology, including systemic therapies
  • Experience in clinical research


  • Publications in peer reviewed journals

Skills, abilities and knowledge


  • Interest and experience in the management cancer patients
  • Professional skills of a high standard

Personal qualities


  • The ability to work in collaboration with the wider sarcoma team
  • Good communication skills

Any other factors relating to this post


  • Experience and interest in Sarcoma.

Employer details

Employer name

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust


The Royal Marsden Hospital

Fulham Road



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