“Susan Cheney” Clinical Research Fellow (Scleroderma)

United Kingdom
Oct 13, 2016
Oct 20, 2016
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
This post is key to the success of the biomarker research projects in Scleroderma and the main aim of the project is to conduct translational research in Scleroderma and identify distinct patient populations that may benefit from tailored diagnostic and therapeutic pathway in order to improve clinical outcomes in the condition. 

Responsible to Dr Francesco Del Galdo, You will agree and implement clear priorities for Scleroderma research through management of research projects, developing service requirements, and liaison with research support staff. The post requires working with key team members across Institute and you will be integral to the success of the wider portfolio of research projects in Scleroderma  translational research.

You will be medically qualified (MBChB or equivalent) and have completed core medical training or equivalent.  You will be registered with the GMC and have passed Member of the Royal College of Physicians examination (or equivilant). You will have previous experience working within a research setting as well as some clinical experience in a Rheumatology field.

Although the post is available from immediately for a fixed term of one year there is the possibility of support available to undertake a high degree  (MD  or PhD).

The post will be based at Chapel Allerton Hospital.

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all. The university is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Silver award.  We are happy to accept job share applications and are committed to flexible working for all our employees.

Informal enquiries to Dr Francesco Del Galdo email: f.delgaldo@leeds.ac.uk tel: +44(0) 113 392 4884.

If you have any specific enquiries about your online application please contact Gayle Iype, tel: +44 (0)113 392 4884, email: g.a.iype@leeds.ac.uk