Clinical Research International Fellowships in the Departments of Medical Oncology & Haematology

These prestigious Fellowships which will allow senior medical trainees to work within one of eight disease-related groups at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust. This ambitious coordinated research expansion plan sits under the umbrella of the Systemic Therapy Research Group, which aims to substantially increase research output within the Departments of Medical Oncology and Haematology, through increased delivery of innovative investigator-led studies driven by The Christie NHS Foundation Trust. A key part of this process is to encourage education and empowerment of research staff at all levels, which includes training the next generation of cancer research leaders.

Eligibility and Available Posts

These positions are suitable for enthusiastic and research-motivated applicants with a Medical degree and Membership of The Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) or equivalent, who are pursuing a career in Medical Oncology or Haematology and have an interest in gaining further research and clinical trial experience in one of the following Medical Oncology and Haematology disease group areas;

•Breast cancer – 413-J17066 

•Colorectal cancer – 413-J17058 

•Gynaecological cancers – 413-J17062 

•Haematology – 413-J17060 

•Hepatopancreaticobiliary and Neuroendocrine tumours – 413-J17059 

•Melanoma – 413-J18011

•Oseophago-gastric cancer – 413-J17063 

•Renal cancer – 413-J17065 

Candidates must hold full General Medical Council (GMC) registration and have International English Language Testing System (IELTS) proficiency at the time of post commencement. Each Fellowship is a two-year, full-time position to support clinical research in these disease groups and to provide specialist experience and training in the relevant disease areas for the successful applicants. 

Salary will be on the Specialist Registrar scale, starting salary within range £30,605 - £40,490 per annum, dependent on experience and qualifications. There is no on-call commitment attached to these posts.

Application Process

Informal enquiries may be made to individual disease group contacts, as detailed within the job description. If candidates are interested in more than one post, they should apply separately for each post they would like to be considered for. 

Applications should be made via NHS Jobs, using the above links.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 12 July 2018, except for the post in Melanoma which closes one week later.