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Position: John Black Charitable Foundation Clinical Research Fellowship
Institution: University College London
Department: Cancer Institute - Oncology
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The project and candidate will initially focus on generating and integrating genomic, epigenomic and transcriptomic data from plasma samples from clinically relevant prostate cancer cohorts with carefully annotated clinical follow-up data. Thereafter, the ambition is for prospective evaluation of tests developed in these projects in a clinical trial. The overall aim of the project is to accelerate the implementation of discoveries into clinical practice in order to improve the outcomes of advanced prostate cancer patients
Requirements: Applicants will have obtained a medical degree and will be undergoing or have completed higher specialist training in Oncology, Urology or a related subject; Continuous full General Medical Council (GMC) registration and evidence of research experience and outputs is essential; An understanding of prostate cancer biology is desirable
   
Text: John Black Charitable Foundation Clinical Research Fellowship, - Ref:1858249 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Cancer Institute Specific unit / Sub department Oncology Location of position London Grade Speciality Training Registrar / Junior Doctor Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) StR (£36,398 - £53,126 per annum, Junior Doctor Pay Scale (£41,083 - £51,223 per annum) Duties and Responsibilities We are seeking a highly motivated and talented applicant for the position of Clinical Research Fellow within The Treatment Resistance Team led by Professor Gerhardt Attard, which focuses on studying resistance in advanced urological cancers. The main focus of the team has been integrating genomics, transcriptomics and epigenomics of liquid biopsies with functional studies to track tumour clone dynamics in prostate cancer patients progressing through multiple lines of treatment. The project and candidate will initially focus on generating and integrating genomic, epigenomic and transcriptomic data from plasma samples from clinically relevant prostate cancer cohorts with carefully annotated clinical follow-up data. Thereafter, the ambition is for prospective evaluation of tests developed in these projects in a clinical trial. The overall aim of the project is to accelerate the implementation of discoveries into clinical practice in order to improve the outcomes of advanced prostate cancer patients. The main duties and responsibilities of this post are to : Contribute in all phases of the project lifecycle, from study design to publication. Work with the multi-disciplinary team to perform the analysis of plasma samples. Keep abreast of relevant literature and methodology developments relevant to the field. This full-time post is for a maximum of 36 months. Key Requirements Applicants will have obtained a medical degree and will be undergoing or have completed higher specialist training in Oncology, Urology or a related subject. Continuous full General Medical Council (GMC) registration and evidence of research experience and outputs is essential. An understanding of prostate cancer biology is desirable. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply click the APPLY NOW button at bottom of this page. For enquiries regarding the application process please contact Cancer Institute HR Office ci.hr-office@ucl.ac.uk UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 25 Jul 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 and Person Specification Apply Now
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