Clinical Trial Research Training Fellowship

London (Central), London (Greater)
£32,569 to £37,408 per annum, plus £2,162 per annum London Allowance
22 May 2019
16 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation. Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care 

The salary will be paid at Clinical Research Fellow, £32,569 to £37,408 per annum, plus £2,162 per annum London Allowance.

This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for 18 months.

This is a full-time post - 100% full time equivalent

The selection process will include a panel interview, an assessment, a presentation.

This role is for a talented hard-working doctor who is keen to develop their career in research.  The eighteen-month fellowship would give the opportunity to be involved in recruiting to and participating in clinical trials in palliative care including the Better B project, an international multicentre randomised controlled pragmatic phase III trial with partners across Europe. Other trials involve recruitment to studies testing morphine and Mirtazapine.

Trials are involved in symptom management, in particular, the management of breathlessness and fatigue. The successful participant will need to be able to recruit and consent patients to studies, have excellent written and verbal communication skills and a basic understanding of research methodology which will be developed throughout the fellowship. He/she will be able to be involved in the collection and analysis of data, quantitative and qualitative studies, literature reviews and the preparation of reports and submission of articles for publication.  The appointed Fellow will be supported to develop and apply for a PhD fellowship or equivalent if appropriate during this training fellowship. 

Anna Johnston; 0207 848 5357/ 

Closing date: Midnight on 16th  June 2019

To apply, please visit and register with the King’s College London application portal and complete your application online or by clicking the apply button.

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