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Clinical Research Fellow (Core) in Donor Retrieval Transplant

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£43,923 Per annum, pro rata
Closing date
20 Jul 2024

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Applications are invited for the posts of Clinical Research Fellow (Core) in Donor Retrieval Transplant 'Fellowship in Transplant Surgery and Organ Retrieval' at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

We have two posts available:o Post 1: To commence from 07 August 2024 for 12 monthso Post 2: To commence from 01 October 2024 for 12 months

This one-year fellowship offers the successful applicant an opportunity to experience all aspects of organ retrieval and transplantation based in the Transplant Unit, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH).

Main duties of the job

An essential requirement of the post-holder is to provide assistant surgical cover for the CUH Multi-Visceral Organ Retrieval Service. The CUH Transplant Unit is one of the seven newly-recognised retrieval centres, and the successful candidate will be integral to a dedicated retrieval team that performs approximately 150 retrievals each year, with a well-established donation after circulatory death transplant programme.

In order to be considered, applicants must be at Core Training level and have gained their full MRCS.

Please note that these posts do not carry Postgraduate Dean's approval or training recognition.

Full Registration and a Licence to Practice with the General Medical Council at point of application is required.

This post may be suitable for those wishing to undertake an F3 role.

About us

The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC's Good Medical Practice (2013). Non-UK applicants must possess the IELTS/OET exam before obtaining a GMC licence to practice.

Applications from job seekers who require skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

It is a requirement for skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The CUH Transplant Unit is an internationally-renowned academic centre and the post offers an excellent opportunity for the post-holder to study towards a higher degree: the post can be extended, for example, to two years to enable enrolment for a Doctor of Medicine degree.

We anticipate that the clinical experience provided by the post, allied to the academic training offered, will enable the successful applicant to be highly competitive in applying for Speciality Training.

Please refer to the Job description and Person specification on CUH website for further details on the main responsibilities and duties for this post.

Person Specification



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Employer details

Employer name

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Addebrooke's Hospital

Hills Road



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