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Clinical Research Fellow (Dermatology)

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts
Depending on experience MT03 £43 923.00 per annum
Closing date
18 May 2024

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Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust seeks applications for a Clinical Research Fellow in Dermatology. The person appointed will contribute to clinical research in all aspects of skin disease in our department. Research activity will involve active participation in commercial and non-commercial clinical trials in dermatology, including the opportunity to design and implement a research project.

The post is an ideal position for a candidate looking for research experience to help them gain an SpR training post in dermatology. This role is fixed term for 12 months.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for:
  • Recruiting patients for clinical studies
  • Supporting research nurses with clinical outcome measurement assessment
  • Supporting research nurses with study prescriptions
  • Contributing to clinical dermatology audit and educational programme
  • Developing own research project

The post holder can expect to:
  • Gain clinical knowledge and skills in dermatology
  • Develop clinical research experience and skills
  • Improve communication skills with patients, relatives and colleagues
  • Develop skills in managing time and conflicting priorities
  • Develop skills in liaising with a multi professional team

About us

Every day, our teams at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) make a difference. We save lives, we improve lives and we usher in new life. We are proud to play a central role in supporting the health and wellbeing of people in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire and our surrounding communities.

With more than 18,000 colleagues, we are the largest employer in Nottinghamshire and one of the biggest and busiest NHS Trusts in the country, serving more than 2.5m residents of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire and a further four million people across the East Midlands and beyond.

We provide a range of national and internationally renowned specialist services and we are at the forefront of new surgical procedures and research programmes. We are home to the East Midlands Major Trauma Centre, the Nottingham Children's Hospital and in partnership with the University of Nottingham we host a Biomedical Research Centre carrying out vital research into hearing, digestive diseases, respiratory, musculoskeletal disease, mental health and imaging.

This is an exciting time to join NUH and help support our future ambitions.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about the role.

Person Specification

Training and Qualifications


  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Full GMC Registration with license to practice in the UK
  • Completion of Foundation (FY1 and FY2) training or equivalent
  • IELTS core minimum 7.5 with no individual area going under 7.5 or minimum Grade B in all four sub tests of Occupational English Test


  • Good Clinical Practice training



  • Experience working in the NHS for 12 months or more


  • Previous clinical experience in dermatology
  • Previous academic experience

Physical Skills


  • Requirement to use VDU for prolonged periods

Communication and Relationship Skills


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrable skills in spoken English, adequate to enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues
  • Able to work within multidisciplinary teams
  • High level computer skills

Analytical and Judgement Skills


  • Good attention to detail.
  • Good knowledge of a hospital's Governance systems and the role of a doctor in these processes
  • Comprehensive IT skills (including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, databases, Internet and email).


  • Completion of one audit project

Planning and Organisation Skills


  • Good time management skills and ability to exercise own initiative.
  • Adaptable and responsive to change
  • Able to prioritise and manage time effectively


  • Creativity and self-motivation

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts


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