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Position: Clinical/Non Clinical Research Fellow in Tuberculosis
Institution: University College London
Department: MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: We are seeking an enthusiastic clinician with an interest in Global Health and Tuberculosis to work on and exciting project evaluating novel diagnostic tools to help shape the treatment approach for patients being actively screened for tuberculosis but who do not having typical features of active or latent tuberculosis. The work will feed into the development of a planned Phase 3 trial (Radio TB trial) to define a novel treatment approach; The post holder will assist with the analysis of data in relation to novel imaging and blood based diagnostic tests supporting a collaboration with Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND). In addition the post holder will work on developing and analyzing data from discrete choice experiments with the aim of understanding patient and provider attitudes to treatment working closely with health economists from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Malawi Liverpool Wellcome program; Travel to Malawi for a short period may be needed. The post holder will also be expected to lead on a systematic review relevant to this area. We will encourage and support the post-holder to undertake a MD or PhD during the post. There is the potential to contribute to high impact publications
Requirements: If clinically trained then a medical degree and full GMC registration with license to practice, MRCP or equivalent postgraduate qualification is desirable. If not clinically trained then an MSc in Epidemiology/Health Economics/Public Health; Experience in the clinical management of patients with tuberculosis or evidence of research experience in tuberculosis; Able to carry out literature searches, critically appraise scientific papers, analyse data and communicate scientific material to a variety of audiences
   
Text: Clinical/Non Clinical Research Fellow in Tuberculosis, - Ref:1872988 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL Location of position London Grades CL7 - CL8 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) CL7 £36,369 - £39,659 / Grade 7 £36,028 - £40,125 per annum Duties and Responsibilities We are seeking an enthusiastic clinician with an interest in Global Health and Tuberculosis to work on and exciting project evaluating novel diagnostic tools to help shape the treatment approach for patients being actively screened for tuberculosis but who do not having typical features of active or latent tuberculosis. The work will feed into the development of a planned Phase 3 trial (Radio TB trial) to define a novel treatment approach. The post holder will assist with the analysis of data in relation to novel imaging and blood based diagnostic tests supporting a collaboration with Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND). In addition the post holder will work on developing and analyzing data from discrete choice experiments with the aim of understanding patient and provider attitudes to treatment working closely with health economists from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Malawi Liverpool Wellcome program. Travel to Malawi for a short period may be needed. The post holder will also be expected to lead on a systematic review relevant to this area. We will encourage and support the post-holder to undertake a MD or PhD during the post. There is the potential to contribute to high impact publications This post is funded initially for 1 year in the first instance. Key Requirements If clinically trained then a medical degree and full GMC registration with license to practice, MRCP or equivalent postgraduate qualification is desirable. If not clinically trained then an MSc in Epidemiology/Health Economics/Public Health. Experience in the clinical management of patients with tuberculosis or evidence of research experience in tuberculosis. Able to carry out literature searches, critically appraise scientific papers, analyse data and communicate scientific material to a variety of audiences. 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. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy please contact Dr Hanif Esmail, (h.esmail@ucl.ac.uk) For any queries on the application process, please contact the ICTM HR team at ictm.hr@ucl.ac.uk We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 18 Dec 2020 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic 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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