Clinical Research Fellow - RESPOND

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WorkplaceOxford, South East England, UK
UK date and time: 23-June-2022 17:46


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Clinical Research Fellow - RESPOND Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford We are looking for a Clinical Research Fellow to work on the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) RESPOND Programme, this is a 5-year project to develop and trial methods for improving responses to deteriorating postoperative patients. The post will be primarily based at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford.

The RESPOND programme is focused on emergency laparotomy and will measure Failure to Rescue (mortality associated with postoperative complications) as the primary outcome. The interventions proposed will be based on Human Factors science and the programme will culminate in a 24 hospital randomised Stepped Wedge trial.

The postholder will be working closely with Professor Peter McCulloch and his team at the Patient Safety Academy and Quality, Reliability and Teamwork Research Unit. Specifically, they will be working to develop and deliver the interventions, supervise data collection, provide training and support for involved clinical staff and analyse and publish findings. Experience of involvement in clinical research, and in delivering complex intervention programmes (eg Accelerated Recovery, GIRFT) would be useful. Publication will be an important part of the role, and candidates should have experience of successfully writing scientific articles. The postholder will receive on the job training in Human Factors, Quality Improvement techniques and theory, and there will be opportunities for independent research, support for funding applications for postgraduate degrees and supervision for candidates who wish to pursue these.

The postholder will have clinical experience in surgery to at least CT1 level, will hold GMC registration with a licence to practice, and will have some background in research or evidence of research training. You will have proven ability to communicate at an academic level, the ability to conduct projects semi-autonomously, and the ability to work well as part of a team.

This full-time post is available from 1st September 2022 and is fixed term for 12 months in the first instance, with the possibility of renewal for up to 1 further year. Applications for part-time work will be considered, preferably as part of a job-sharing arrangement.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and as part of the application process you are required to upload your CV and a covering letter. Please quote reference NDSA861 on all correspondence.

Only applications received before 12 noon on 15th July 2022 can be considered. Interviews will be held on 28th July 2022.

Contact Person : Gemma Horbatowski Vacancy ID : 158499

Contact Phone : 01865 612299 Closing Date & Time : 15-Jul-2022 12:00

Pay Scale : CLINICAL RESEARCHER 2 (E64) Contact Email : Clinical Research Fellow - RESPOND"

Salary () : 34,563 - 55,395 per annum

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