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Clinical Research Fellow in Neonatal Medicine (Fixed term)

Lifespan and Population Health

Location:  UK Other
Salary:  £35,254 to £51,025 per annum, depending on skills and experience.
Closing Date:  Friday 10 February 2023
Reference:  MED013723

An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint a Clinical Research Fellow in Neonatology within the Centre for Perinatal Research, Lifespan and Population Health, School of Medicine, University of Nottingham based at the Queen’s Medical Centre. You will join an established team, led by Professor Don Sharkey (Professor of Neonatal Medicine & Technologies), whose main areas of research interest include new-born resuscitation and healthcare technologies in this setting. You will lead on the clinical studies developing a new medical device specifically for new-born resuscitation and stabilisation, this is funded by the NIHR. You will work with the University team and industrial partner to develop the device into an advanced vital sign monitor specifically for new-born resuscitation.

We are seeking a medically qualified individual in paediatric and neonatal clinical training. You will be able to demonstrate excellent communications skills including the ability to communicate complex information to a wide audience. Candidates should have the capacity to build relationships and collaborate with others internally and externally as the project are joint ventures with other groups (University of Nottingham Engineering and industrial partner). Experience of designing, conducting and analysing clinical research is desirable for this post. You will be expected to register for and undertake an MPhil and will be supported to apply for an external fellowship/funding with a view to completing a DM or PhD. You will have the opportunity to use your initiative and creativity to identify areas for research, develop research methods and extend the research portfolio of the team.

This post is available on a fixed term contract until 31/07/2025. Hours of work are full-time (38.5 hours) ; however applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 30 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Prof Don Sharkey, Professor of Neonatal Medicine & Technologies, e-mail Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

It is a condition of this post that satisfactory enhanced disclosure is obtained from the 'Disclosure and Barring Service'.

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