Clinical Research Fellow in Minimal Access

Job details
Posting date: 23 May 2020
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £40,855 per annum, inc London Weighting
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 29 June 2020
Location: Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS
Company: NHS Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 213-UPACS-4494

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King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.

Clinical Research Fellow in HPB, Upper GI and Bariatrics - six month fixed term contract renewable to one year (Full time, with on-call commitments)

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic individual to the post of Junior Research Fellow in the Minimal Access Surgery Firm. This post covers sub specialty interest in HPB, Upper GI and Bariatric surgery. HPB surgery is performed as part of the Institute of Liver Studies. This is a 6 months post, renewable to 1 year or more.

Kings College Hospital is one of the largest bariatric units in London and provides a comprehensive bariatric service for adults and is a preferred provider for bariatric surgery. This post will give the Fellow a large exposure to advanced laparoscopic procedures and in the management of HPB, bariatric and benign upper GI disease.

As part of the programme the Junior Research Fellow will be involved in all aspects of the firm’s work and will have the opportunity to participate in clinical studies, collection of clinical data for research and audit.

The successful candidate will work under the supervision of Professor Ameet G Patel. This post is most suitable for a candidate that is wishing to develop clinical skills, achieve publications and presentations; with a view to enrol onto the Higher Surgical Training Programme.

For further enquiries please contact the Medical Staffing Manager;

Nicola-Anne Knowles on 0203 299 7896 or email

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