Allam Clinical Doctoral Fellowship in Pancreatic Cancer (UOH-TA-0112)

University of Hull
January 01, 2024
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Allam Clinical Doctoral Fellowship in Pancreatic Cancer Reference: UOH-TA-0112

Campus: Hull and NHS Sites Faculty/Area: Faculty of Health Sciences School/Department: Hull York Medical School Subject Group/Team: Centre for Clinical Sciences Salary: Clinical Academic Scales Post Type: Full Time Closing Date: Monday 01 January 2024

Applicants are required to submit a CV and Covering letter.

Hull York Medical School (HYMS) seeks to appoint a Clinical Doctoral Fellow based within the Allam Medical Building, University of Hull and the Academic Department of Cancer Research at the Queens Centre for Oncology and Haematology, Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual already on a clinical training programme, wishing to excel in their research training and gain an MD or PhD, with the ambition to join the next generation of world- leading academic clinicians.

This is a two-three year post tailored to degree, designed to enable the successful candidate to achieve a higher degree (MD or PhD), with full funding for NHS clinical national salary scales, and to include tuition fees.

This new post offers a motivated trainee clinician in oncology the experience of working alongside internationally renowned clinicians and researchers in pancreatic cancer. The successful candidate will be embedded in the clinical and laboratory teams, working with Professor Anthony Maraveyas, Dr Camille Ettelaie and Dr Leonid Nikitenko.

This is a stand-alone project within the TEM-PAC study (Tumour Regulatory Molecules in Early Pancreatic Cancer Detection). TEM-PAC is an NIHR badged study investigating biological fluid samples from patients with pancreatic cysts, pancreatic cancer and a control cohort with the aim to improve diagnosis of precancerous lesions and the early detection of pancreatic cancer. TEM-PAC includes the study of pancreatic stellate cells, genomics (whole genome sequencing), quantitative proteomics and bioinformatics using the University of Hull's High-Performance Computer, VIPER. The study is well established, beginning in 2018, and has already produced promising scientific findings.

The post is fully funded at higher specialist (ST3) level and suitable for a trainee on a current training programme and with a national training number (NTN). This post is most suitable for those in speciality training for either medical or clinical oncology and is also suitable for Academic Clinical Fellows (ACFs) or those at Internal Medicine Training (IMT) level.

The post holder will be expected to apply for a period of out-of-programme (OOP) research for the duration of the fellowship. It is the responsibility of the trainee to apply to the Deanery for OOP research experience for the duration of their fellowship. For the successful candidate that has not already negotiated OOP status with their Deanery / Training Programme Director, the post can start 6 months after the interview to allow time for the OOP application.

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust works in partnership with the University of Hull and HYMS with the mission to recognise the need to build on existing strengths whilst realising and utilising new research and innovation opportunities. The partnership's vision is to create a research aware and active workforce, empowering staff to participate in research, access and implement the best available research findings and develop innovative approaches to clinical practice which deliver a real and lasting difference to the quality and experiences of clinical care for patients

The employment contract will be with the University of Hull.

This post requires a DBS check through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

To discuss this role informally please contact: Prof Anthony Maraveyas [email protected] OR Dr Laura Broughton [email protected]

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