Visit www.acad.jobs with all Jobs for Academics!
                
Position: Clinical Research Fellow
Institution: University College London
Department: UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology - Department of Nueromascular Diseases
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: We are looking for a Clinical Research Fellow to join our world-leading group that brings together expertise in neurological disorders and neurogenetics with a focus on movement disorders. Genomic factors are important in many neurological disorders and in the 100, 000 genomes project over 35% were patients with neurological problems, 90% of these being patients in the North Thames/National Hospital for Neurology region. This is an exciting opportunity to work on movement disorders and neurogenetics and patients in the 100, 000 Genomes Project. The supervising team include, Professor Henry Houlden in neurogenetics/neuromuscular disorders and the Synaptopathies collaboration of Professors Dimitri Kullmann, James E Rothman and Houlden. The post is funded by the NIHR and MSA and will be closely aligned with the newly awarded 5-year MRC International Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases
Requirements: The successful candidate will be a registered medical practitioner licensed to practise in the UK and holding MRCP or equivalent. IT proficiency at advanced user level (Spreadsheet, Word Processing, Database, Email, Web based applications), strong problem solving abilities, good inter-personal skills with an ability to work co-operatively in a multidisciplinary setting and a very high level of consideration and care for participants are essential. Excellent organisational, oral and written communication skills are also required. Knowledge of genotyping and data analysis, and experience of working on genetic disorders and with patients in Asia is desirable; An appropriate honorary contract will be sought from UCLH Foundation Trust, for which a DBS check will be required
   
Text: Clinical Research Fellow, - Ref:1863722 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology Specific unit / Sub department Department of Nueromascular Diseases Location of position London Grade Speciality Training Registrar / Junior Doctor Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) StR: £36,938 - £53,216 per annum; JDPS:£41,083 - £51,223 per annum Duties and Responsibilities We are looking for a Clinical Research Fellow to join our world-leading group that brings together expertise in neurological disorders and neurogenetics with a focus on movement disorders. Genomic factors are important in many neurological disorders and in the 100,000 genomes project over 35% were patients with neurological problems, 90% of these being patients in the North Thames/National Hospital for Neurology region. This is an exciting opportunity to work on movement disorders and neurogenetics and patients in the 100,000 Genomes Project. The supervising team include, Professor Henry Houlden in neurogenetics/neuromuscular disorders and the Synaptopathies collaboration of Professors Dimitri Kullmann, James E Rothman and Houlden. The post is funded by the NIHR and MSA and will be closely aligned with the newly awarded 5-year MRC International Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases. The post holder will work on the identification and characterisation of disease genes in the 100,000 Genomes Project from the UK and the UCL Synapse neurology patients from the broad region of Central and South Asia and investigate the function of common and rare disease genes such as the recently identified GRIA2, RCF1, Neurofascin and VAMP2. We already have a number of reported and unreported novel genes and a wealth of material such as patient fibroblast cells, to carry out functional investigations and use these to generate induced pluripotent stem cells in a subset of patients. The role will involve travel including outside the UK, to identify and characterise patients, working in a neurogenetics clinic, analysing genomic data and writing talks and working on publications within the neurogenetics/synaptopathies group. It will suit a motivated, ambitious, hardworking person with a flexible attitude. The post is available immediately and is funded by grants from the NIHR and MSA until 31 August 2021 in the first instance. Key Requirements The successful candidate will be a registered medical practitioner licensed to practise in the UK and holding MRCP or equivalent. IT proficiency at advanced user level (Spreadsheet, Word Processing, Database, Email, Web based applications), strong problem solving abilities, good inter-personal skills with an ability to work co-operatively in a multidisciplinary setting and a very high level of consideration and care for participants are essential. Excellent organisational, oral and written communication skills are also required. Knowledge of genotyping and data analysis, and experience of working on genetic disorders and with patients in Asia is desirable. An appropriate honorary contract will be sought from UCLH Foundation Trust, for which a DBS check will be required. 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. For further information please contact Oksana Shapoval, HR Officer, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, 23 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG (email: ion.hradmin@ucl.ac.uk ) or email: h.houlden@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 12 Apr 2020 Latest time for the submission of applications 23.59 Interview date TBC 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 & Person Specification Apply Now
Please click here, if the Job didn't load correctly.







Please wait. You are being redirected to the Job in 3 seconds.