Academic Research Fellow in Rheumatology | Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 25 September 2020
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £32,478 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 25 October 2020
Location: Westcliff on Sea, SS0 0RY
Company: Southend University Hospital NHS Trust
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 2631758/390-COR-1563

Apply for this job


The Southend Rheumatology department, with close links to units in Basildon and Mid Essex, delivers a wide spectrum of services including Inflammatory Arthritis, Connective Tissue Diseases, Paediatric Rheumatology, Osteoporosis, Spinal Pain, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Giant Cell Arteritis and Large Vessel Vasculitides. These services are delivered by a close knit multi-disciplinary team of doctors, nurses and allied health professionals.

We are proud of our excellent Radiology links for Imaging including access to FDG- PET scanning. There are two ultrasound machines situated within the clinic and we offer both MSK and vascular ultrasonography. We have close links with other medical specialties, the Rehabilitation and Chronic Pain Department and strong links with patient groups and Primary Care.

The department has strong academic interests and close ties with R&D. Applicants will be encouraged to take part in ongoing research studies and clinical trials. Post holders will be encouraged to develop links with Anglia Ruskin University and Essex University take on roles in training, teaching and Medical Education.

The Rheumatology department is one of the leads within the North Thames Clinical Research Network, the Essex Rheumatology Association and is engaged in developing regional integrated rheumatology services as part of the ‘success regime’

The post holder will be supported to attend regional training meetings like Essex Rheumatology association (ERA), Internal Medicine, rheumatology training days and ultrasound workshops.

If you are interested in this exciting new opportunity we would like to hear from you

This advert closes on Friday 9 Oct 2020

Apply for this job