University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Clinical Research Fellow

Clinical Research Fellow Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit

Location: Southampton General Hospital Salary: £32,398 to £55,329 per annum Full Time Fixed Term for 2 years Closing Date: Friday 24 May 2024 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 2717824AF

MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, Southampton General Hospital

Situated within one of the UK's leading research Universities, the MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit offers superb facilities for research and education. Applications are invited for the post of Clinical Research Fellow to join an established team of musculoskeletal researchers based at the Unit. The particular focus of the work will be to develop and carry out personal research into the role of early life vitamin D exposure in growth and bone development, and the use of vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy.

You will be medically qualified with an interest in research and experience in a related clinical field (for example, but not limited to, paediatrics, obstetrics, rheumatology, public health).

The post is a fixed-term contract for 2 years.

The appointed candidate will be expected to register for the Doctor of Medicine (DM) programme at the University of Southampton. Student fees will be paid for a candidate eligible for UK (home) fees; an international student would be required to self-fund the additional fees (details available at Postgraduate tuition fees University of Southampton).

Salary at appointment will depend on clinical experience.

Please note: Successful applicants will be appointed to a different salary range (£39,260 to £53,103) if they were at ST3 on or before 2 August 2016.

For further details contact Dr Rebecca Moon at [email protected]

The Faculty of Medicine holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The Faculty recognises that applicants may seek flexible working patterns which will be considered as part of the recruitment process. For further information including key benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well- being and work-life balance, please see our working with us website pages .

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    Clinical Research Fellow


    University of Southampton


    United Kingdom


    May 11, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 24, 2024

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    One of the top research universities in the U.K., the University of Southampton is best-known for its innovative learning system. The university is a founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities. Originating from Hartley Institution in 1862, Southampton got the university status in 1952.
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