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Clinical Research Fellow in IBD - QMUL20884

Department: Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Blizard Institute
Salary: £33,221 - £46,096 per annum
Reference: QMUL20884
Location: Whitechapel
Date posted: 09-Dec-2019
Closing date: 16-Jan-2020

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To commence September 2020

We are looking to appoint a Clinical Research Fellow in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. The post holder will undertake patient recruitment to commercial and investigator led IBD clinical trials as well as clinical management of patients in our adolescent and adult IBD service. There will be an opportunity to develop a personal research project collaborating with either our clinical of mucosal immunology research teams depending on preference.  The postholder may also undertake endoscopy if accredited.  Candidates with appropriate experience may join the Royal London GI bleed rota subject to availability. The post would suit either an experienced trainee in gastroenterology who wants super-specialist training in IBD or an exceptional junior trainee who wishes to get experience in IBD and / or research before embarking on a gastroenterology training program.

Barts and the London School of Medicine and Barts Health NHS Trust have an international reputation for translational research and clinical excellence in inflammatory bowel disease. The IBD Clinical Fellow will work in the Blizard Institute and Barts Health NHS Trust to recruit patients from all Barts Health sites.  Depending on experience you will also undertake IBD clinics and endoscopy lists within the trust. Working clinically with the full multidisciplinary team you will promote high standards of research practice and clinical care and receive full exposure to all aspects of clinical IBD care.

Candidates should have a UK registered basic medical qualification and MRCP or equivalent.  Experience in adult gastroenterology, together with a wide clinical knowledge and well developed clinical skills are essential

This post is full-time for 12 months and will commence in September 2020. There may be an opportunity to extend the contract for a longer period. Starting salary will be on the clinical lecturer scale depending on experience plus £1,470 London Allowance.  Applicants who hold a current NHS junior doctor training post under the 2016 terms and conditions will be paid on the relevant pay scale with £2,161 London Allowance

You will work under the direction of Professor James Lindsay, Dr Gareth Parkes and Dr Klartje Kok.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

For more information, please contact Prof James Lindsay, principal investigator in IBD Research (, for administrative issues please contact Ashley Kingston (

Application enquiries should be directed to Whitechapel recruitment at

The closing date for the applications is 16th January 2020

Interviews are expected to be held at the end of July

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

The School of Medicine and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.

The School of Medicine holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award.  We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers.  We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support.  As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.


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