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Clinical Research Fellow in HIV Medicine - QMUL25383

Department: Blizard Institute
Salary: £41,763 per annum plus London Allowance
Reference: QMUL25383
Location: Whitechapel
Date posted: 04-Aug-2021
Closing date: 25-Aug-2021

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About the Role

We seek to appoint a motivated, dynamic doctor interested in HIV, sexual health, infectious diseases and health equity to the post of clinical research fellow (CRF) based within the HIV and sexual health service at Barts Health NHS Trust. The successful applicant will learn to deliver clinical research trials as a sub-investigator and develop their clinical research skills in a supported academic environment. The role is positioned within the Sexual health, HIV All East Research (SHARE) grouping and is funded by Barts Charity.

About You

The successful candidate will have a GMC registration with certification to work in the UK and have completed foundation training (or equivalent). Evidence of ongoing professional development; and advanced clinical knowledge and clinical skills. Further information can be seen in the job description.

About the School/Department/Institute/Project

The Blizard Institute is the largest institute of Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry and aims to deliver excellence in all aspects of research, teaching and clinical service. The Institute is organised into five separate Centres, which though complementary and following the Institute strategic plan, also have Centre-specific objectives and requirements.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work-life balance and family-friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities, including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at Whitechapel, at the Royal London Hospital/ Blizard institute. It is a full time (35hrs/week), fixed-term appointment for up to 3 years, with an expected start date of August - September 2021. The salary will be £41,763 per annum inclusive of London Allowance (spinal point 5 on pre-2009 clinical academic pay scale) ST3-8 equivalent, depending on previous experience. Applicants who hold a current NHS training post under the 2016 terms and conditions will be paid on the relevant pay scale.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Chloe Orkin at

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 25 August 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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