Clinical Senior Research Associate (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge
June 19, 2024
Offerd Salary:£93,666-£102,465
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Contract Type:Fixed-term: The fund
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Clinical Senior Research Associate (Fixed Term)

This post is an outstanding opportunity for an early career oncologist wishing to develop an independent research programme within our internationally leading translational research and clinical trial portfolio in women's cancers.

You will have recently completed your specialist training in medical oncology and can demonstrate strong experience in the development and delivery of clinical or translational research, in collaboration with clinical academics and/or industry collaborators. It is expected that you will develop your research programme for the future award of an intermediate or senior clinical fellowship.

A medical qualification and General Medical Council registration or ability to obtain registration before job commencement is required.

The successful individual will have a prominent role in the recruitment and care of patients with cancer, participating in clinical studies and interventional trials. Participation in research active outpatient clinics will also be expected. There will be strong opportunities to develop clinical trial expertise.

The post will be based in the Department of Oncology, under the direction of Prof. James Brenton and based, with honorary clinical status, at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, Cancer Directorate and the Cambridge Clinical Research Centre.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Prof. James Brenton via e-mail on [email protected]

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

This appointment requires an Honorary Clinical Contract with the relevant Trust.

We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part- time working or other flexible working arrangements.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

This is an integrated appointment between the University and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust ("NHS Trust"). You will therefore also be issued with an Honorary Clinical Contract by the NHS Trust. You should be aware that if your contract with the NHS Trust is terminated your employment with the University will be terminated, and vice versa.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter, CV and a completed Additional Information for Clinical Researchers form in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Research Associate (SRA) level; appointment as an SRA will require evidence of an independent research reputation. Due to the levels of skills and experience required we anticipate making an appointment either on the RA scale or towards the bottom of the SRA scale. Approval to Senior Research Associate is subject to Faculty Board approval.

Closing date: 19th June 2024

Date of interview: To be confirmed

Please quote reference RD42054 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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    Department of Oncology


    £93,666-£102,465 or £105,390-£126,281






    12 June 2024

    Closing date

    19 June 2024

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