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Clinical Research Fellow in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£43,923 per annum
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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This is a unique opportunity to join a renowned Integrated Inflammatory bowel disease clinical and research unit at Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. This unit has national and international reputation for high quality personalised clinical care, high impact research programmes.

The post is available at advanced fellow/Registrar level. The post combines clinical IBD with research. You will be able to work in a well-functioning multidisciplinary team environment and receive exposure to complex IBD management, clinical and translational research and ability to network with leaders in IBD nationally and internationally. This will be also suitable for Post-CCT Fellowship for suitable successful applicant. The post will be under the supervision of Professor Sebastian working within the IBD service in the department of gastroenterology.

Main duties of the job

Position is for 1 year in the first instance may be extend to 2 years subject to annual review depended upon satisfactory work and progress. It is essential for the applicants to have MRCP UK or equivalent, are on GMC register with licence to practice or are eligible for the same. The post may carry partial recognition for Higher Specialist Training.

The post will have clinical commitment up to six clinical sessions including IBD clinics and Endoscopy . The rest of sessions will be dedicated to IBD research.

About us

Hull University Teaching Hospitals is part of one of the largest acute and community Group arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over �1.3 billion.

Made up of two Trusts - Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) and Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) - our Group has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites, are Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH and Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLaG.

As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas - biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Group and our community.

Should we receive a high volume of applications the advert may be closed earlier than stated. To view a full job description and person specification please see attachments on this advert.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification

Teaching Audit and Research


  • Commitment to formal and informal teaching of medical staff, AHPs and medical students
  • Evidence of participation in audit
  • Ability to extrapolate clinical research evidence to care for individual patients


  • Experience of teaching/ training in clinical courses e.g. IMPACT Course, Faculty, ALS Instructor, ALERT Instructor

Management and Administration Experience


  • Ability to work within management structures
  • Ability to organise, prioritise and manage high intensity workload


  • Ability to develop, present and operationalise coherent ideas for service development/ delivery

Clinical Experience


  • Ability to offer sound clinical opinion on range of acute medical conditions
  • Ability to take full and independent responsibility for clinical care of patients


  • Experience in management of IBD
  • Post registration training in Gastroenterology at Registrar level

Qualifications & Training


  • MRCP (UK) or equivalent
  • Valid ALS certificate


  • Postgraduate degree: e.g. MD, PhD
  • Postgraduate qualification in Education or significant experience in post graduate training

Professional Registration


  • oFull Registration with the GMC and a license to practise

Personal Attributes


  • Ability to work flexibly in a changing health service
  • Excellent manner with patients, being sensitive to their needs and fears
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, relatives, GPs, Nurses and other health professionals and flex style as appropriate
  • Willingness to undertake additional professional responsibilities at local, regional and national levels


  • Ability to communicate effectively with external agencies and other disciplines

Employer details

Employer name

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Hull Royal Infirmary



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