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Senior Research Fellow in Renal Transplantation

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
£55,329 per annum
Closing date
28 May 2024

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We are seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to join an active group of clinicians and academics in Nephrology & Transplantation, at University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust. UHCW has a clinical collaboration with Oxford hospitals in renal transplantation, the COxTnet partnership, first of its kind in the U.K, to facilitate high quality patient care, research and education in renal transplantation.

The post-holder will be employed by and based at UHCW NHS Trust, and will be expected to undertake a period of research activity in Renal Transplantation. The research will be executed on the Clinical Sciences & Research Institute (CSRI) based at the UHCW in collaboration with Coventry University. At the end of the tenure, it is expected that a research portfolio will be established, with outputs that include publication of original articles and presentation of data at national and international scientific meetings.

Active participation in clinical trials both commercial and non-commercial is expected of the candidate. Additionally, there will be fixed clinical commitments including on-calls to which the post-holder will contribute to.

N.B. We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date if we receive a high volume of applications or if there has been a change in organisational priorities.

Main duties of the job

  • To contribute and manage the day-to-day research activity of the specified project and establish a sound research base to pursue collaborative research of high quality.
  • To ensure that high quality research is undertaken in accordance with relevant legislation and Good Clinical Practice.
  • To provide regular weekly input towards Nephrology and Transplantation related clinical trials.
  • To publish research outcomes in appropriate journals of international standing and to publish and disseminate the results of research and scholarship in other outlets.
  • To attend and present research findings and papers at academic and professional conferences, and to contribute to the external visibility of UHCW.
  • To contribute to the preparation of grant applications and projects including support of the existing research team.
  • To participate in the Nephrology/ Renal Transplant 1 in 5 middle grade on call rota.

  • The above duties and responsibilities are intended to represent current priorities and are not meant to be an exhaustive list. The post holder may from time to time be asked to undertake other reasonable clinical duties and responsibilities. Any changes will be made in discussion with the post holder according to service needs.

    About us

    University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

    We are extremely proud of our skilled employees across our hospital sites in Coventry and Rugby, with high quality patient care positioned at the heart of everything we do.

    Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a national and international leader in healthcare.

    By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities.

    There has never been a better time to join our team.

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