London Clinic Clinical Research Fellowship

Application Deadline: 25 November 2018

 

We are looking for a medical graduate with an interest in immunotherapy in haematological malignancies for a Clinical Research Fellowships. The Fellowship provides up to 4 years' support for a clinically qualified professional to undertake research training at Barts Cancer Institute.

This training programme aims to develop a cohort of medically qualified scientists equipped both intellectually and technically to conduct the highest quality research on cancer.

The scheme is designed to accommodate the dual clinical-research training career path with students undertaking clinical duties on a rotational basis at the London Clinic. This programme includes a 25% clinical commitment. A job description can be found here.

The successful candidates will be employed as a Clinical Research Fellow at Barts Cancer Institute, and will be required to register for a PhD, based on research undertaken during the fellowship.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Can I apply?

Entry requirements

Applicants will need to fulfil the following criteria:

  • Have a medical degree from a recognised institution.
  • Be at specialty registrar (StR) grade or above.
  • Have full GMC registration and be licensed to practice.
  • Have an interest in the role of the tumour microenvironment in haematological malignancies

Overseas applicant additional requirements:

  • Proof of English language if you have not studied or worked in a majority English speaking country.
  • Please note that the fellowship will only cover the Home/EU fee rate. If you are considered an overseas student for fee purposes you will be required to cover the difference in fees.

What funding will I receive?

  • Salary
    You will receive a salary commensurate with your current experience.
  • Tuition Fees
    Your fellowship will cover the tuition fees for your PhD registration up to the Home/EU rate.
  • Consumables
    This fellowship includes lab consumables to cover the costs of your research project.

How do I apply?

Please complete the application form and email this, together with all the supporting documents, to bci-cancercourses@qmul.ac.uk.

Documents required:

  • Application form
  • Transcript of your degree results
  • CV/Resume
  • 3 references [BCI Reference request form]
  • Supporting statement
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the UK (copy of passport)
  • Proof of English proficiency (if applicable)

Please ensure that you provide all documents required by the specified deadline. We regret we are unable to consider incomplete applications.

Who should I speak to for more information?

For an informal discussion, please contact the lead project supervisor Professor John Gribben

Email: j.gribben@qmul.ac.uk

Telephone: 020 7882 3818

Shortlisting Process

The date for interviews is still TBC. If you have any concerns, please contact bci-cancercourses@qmul.ac.uk 

When would I start the fellowship?

We have one Clinical Research Fellowship available to start either in:

  • January 2019
  • August 2019

Please indicate on your application form which start date(s) are suitable.

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