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Clinical Research Fellow - QMUL23749

Department: Centre for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics, William Harvey Research Institute
Salary: £44,994 (Grade 6)
Reference: QMUL23749
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 08-Jan-2021
Closing date: 22-Jan-2021

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William Harvey Research Institute
Centre for Translational Medicine & Therapeutics
Post Title: Clinical Research Fellow, Post Ref: QMUL23749

About the Role
Applicants are invited to apply for a 3-year clinical fellowship (PhD studentship) to join a team investigating the experimental and clinical ischemia reperfusion (IR) injury of the kidneys. This project will examine role of SGLT2i and cold preconditioning in IR injury.

About You
Should be qualified doctor and must hold SpR position in renal medicine with strong clinical background to be able to participate in clinical on call rota in renal unit at Barts Health and do few clinics. In addition, basic science experience will be desirable. This project will involve murine models of kidney diseases, biochemistry, histology and molecular biology.

About the School/Department/Institute/Project
The position is within the Centre for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics together with the Department of renal medicine and transplantation at Barts health and will be supervised by Prof M Yaqoob, Prof Chris Thiemermann and Dr Kieran McCafferty.

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. 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 mainly based at the Charterhouse Square Campus in London and at Royal London Hospital. It is a full time (35 hours per week) and fixed term appointment for 3 years, with an expected start date of 03/03/2021. The starting salary will be according clinical pay scale based on current seniority of the successful candidate 

QMUL’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 (Amanda Craddock) at or Prof Magdi Yaqoob at

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

The closing date for applications is 22 January 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter. 

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.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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