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Position: Clinical Research Fellow/Research Fellow - Biobank
Institution: University College London
Department: Centre for Molecular Epidemiology and Translational Research
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic researcher to work on the National Surveys of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal) programme of research. The post-holder will help to deliver the development phase of the fourth wave of Natsal, with a specific role in establishing the biobank and STI testing component. The post-holder will work within the Natsal team and with key stakeholders to develop the STI testing strategy for Natsal-4; support the tendering process for a world class biobank with STI testing linked to an online clinical results pathway; and contribute to piloting to test acceptability
Requirements: The Clinical Research Fellow will have a medical degree, be registered with the GMC, and have an MSc in clinical microbiology, molecular biology, virology, infection, epidemiology, public health, or a related discipline. The Research Fellow will have a PhD or doctoral degree in clinical microbiology, molecular biology, virology, infection, epidemiology, public health, or a related discipline (awarded or submitted) or an MSc in any of the above disciplines with equivalent experience. The post-holder must have experience in a relevant area of health research (e.g. infection, molecular epidemiology, and/or laboratory-based science), knowledge of molecular methods and a strong public health perspective
   
Text: Clinical Research Fellow/ Research Fellow- Natsal Biobank, - Ref:1780977 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Institute for Global Health Location of position London Grades CL7 - CL8 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) CL7: ?35,661 - ?44,392 per annum or Grade 7 ?35,328 - ?42,701 per annum Duties and Responsibilities We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic researcher to work on the National Surveys of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal) programme of research. The post-holder will help to deliver the development phase of the fourth wave of Natsal, with a specific role in establishing the biobank and STI testing component. The post-holder will work within the Natsal team and with key stakeholders to develop the STI testing strategy for Natsal-4; support the tendering process for a world class biobank with STI testing linked to an online clinical results pathway; and contribute to piloting to test acceptability. The post-holder will be based in the Centre for Molecular Epidemiology and Translational Research at Mortimer Market Centre. The Centre for Molecular Epidemiology and Translational Research aims to drive transdisciplinary global health research through high-impact whole systems epidemiological approaches, incorporating molecular and ?omics? technologies into large-scale population and clinical studies. The post-holder will be affiliated to the Centre for Population Research in Sexual Health and HIV, which has an international reputation as a centre for excellence in sexual health research. The post is available from 1 May 2019 to 31 March 2021 in the first instance. Key Requirements The Clinical Research Fellow will have a medical degree, be registered with the GMC, and have an MSc in clinical microbiology, molecular biology, virology, infection, epidemiology, public health, or a related discipline. The Research Fellow will have a PhD or doctoral degree in clinical microbiology, molecular biology, virology, infection, epidemiology, public health, or a related discipline (awarded or submitted) or an MSc in any of the above disciplines with equivalent experience. The post-holder must have experience in a relevant area of health research (e.g. infection, molecular epidemiology, and/or laboratory-based science), knowledge of molecular methods and a strong public health perspective. They will have experience of conducting literature reviews, preparing reports, giving presentations and teaching. The individual will be motivated, have highly-developed organisational skills and be able work alone and as a team member. Please note: If appointed as Clinical Research Fellow, salary will be at UCL CL7 -?35,661- ?44,392 per annum (inc. London allowance), If appointed as Research Fellow salary will be at Grade 7 - ?35,328 -?42,701 per annum. Appointment to Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at research assistant Grade 6B (Salary ?30,922 - ?32,607 per annum, including London Allowance) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis (including corrections). Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button below. Informal enquiries should be made by email to Professor Sam Sonnenberg (p.sonnenberg@ucl.ac.uk) or Cath Mercer (c.mercer@ucl.ac.uk) In the event that you experience technical difficulties please contact pam.clarke@ucl.ac.uk UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 22 May 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date 29 May 2019 Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job description Clinical Research Fellow/ Research Fellow Apply Now
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