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Clinical Research Fellow in Neonatal Medicine (Fixed term)

Lifespan and Population Health

Location:  UK Other
Salary:  £35,254 to £56,502 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience.
Closing Date:  Saturday 04 February 2023
Reference:  MED013823

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 newborn healthcare technologies in the neonatal setting. You will lead on the clinical studies developing a new medical device specifically for newborn care on the intensive care unit. You will work with the University team and industrial partner to develop the device into an advanced vital sign monitor specifically for newborn care.

We are seeking a medically qualified individual 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 role is available on a fixed term basis until 31/12/2024. 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. Job share arrangements may be considered.

Informal enquiries can be directed to Prof Don Sharkey, Professor of Neonatal Medicine & Technologies, e-mail (please note applications sent directly to this e-mail address will not be considered).

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

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