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Clinical Research Fellow for Cancer Trials

Southampton Clinical Trials Unit

Location:  Southampton General Hospital
Salary:   £51,025 to £63,423 Per annum
Full Time Fixed Term (12 months)
Closing Date:  Thursday 22 June 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2310423CM

Please note: successful applicants will be appointed to a different salary range (£40,257 to £58,398) if they were at ST3 on or before 2 August 2016. 

The University of Southampton Faculty Of Medicine is offering an appointment to be based within the Southampton Clinical Trials Unit (SCTU) at Southampton General Hospital.

This post holder will work within SCTU. The post will provide practical training for a middle grade doctor in the conduct of clinical trials with a particular emphasis on cancer studies. In particular the post will support a developing commitment to clinical research in the area of cancer immunology. The post will be particularly focused on development of clinical trials through all stages from concept and grant application, protocol development and implementation, regulatory approvals, data collection and integrity, statistical analysis, data presentation and trial close out. The post is intended to provide valuable training in research governance and regulation for future clinical and translational researchers.

The appointee will provide day to day medical support for SCTU. Under supervision from the main supervisor, Prof Simon Crabb, and relevant trial Chief Investigators, they will have responsibility for trial development and implementation. In addition they will be involved in study protocol development and implementation including ethics committee documentation and R&D submissions. The post-holder will have close integration with and day to day working relationships within the SCTU.

The post holder will work under overall supervision from Prof Simon Crabb, Associate Professor in Medical Oncology, with supervision for specific clinical trials provided by the relevant Chief Investigators and from Heads of Group for the various SCTU teams. Training in clinical trials methodology including Good Clinical Practice will be provided.

The post will be at registrar level and will require a medical qualification. It would be suitable for either an Oncology or Haematology trainee as out of program experience or for someone wishing to pursue a career in these specialties prior to obtaining a training number.
 The post will be a University appointment and does not have any direct clinical work.

The Faculty of Medicine holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The Faculty recognises that applicants may seek flexible working patterns which will be considered as part of the recruitment process. For further information including key benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance, please see our working with us website pages.  

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As a university we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work. With a generous holiday allowance as well as additional university closure days we are committed to supporting our staff and students and open to a flexible working approach.

Apply by midnight on the closing date. For assistance contact Recruitment on +44(0)2380 592750 or quoting the job number.

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