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Clinical Research Fellow - Paediatric Oncology

NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Trainee (ST1/2)

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NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Trainee (ST1/2)
Fixed Term -12 months
Full Time
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Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
The Royal Marsden NHS Hospital
£30,605 - £48,123 pa
28/03/2018 23:59

Clinical Fellow In Paediatric Oncology Drug Development

One Year Fixed Term Contract

Applications are invited for 2 Clinical Fellow positions in Paediatric Oncology Drug Development. The positions will be key posts in the Paediatric and Adolescent Oncology Targeted Drug Development Programme. The Fellows will work very closely with multi-disciplinary team carrying out early clinical studies of agents in children and young people at the Royal Marsden Hospital. The team comprises Paediatric Drug Development Consultants, Research Nurses, Clinical Trial Co-ordinators and Data Managers.

The Fellows will be involved in the care of children and young people enrolled on early clinical studies of new agents. In addition there will be opportunities to be involved in devising and writing early clinical studies, develop paediatric biomarker platforms and input into pilot imaging studies. The fellows will also have an opportunity to develop an interest in neuroblastoma, sarcoma, neuro-oncology, or leukaemia and will work alongside one other Drug Development Fellow already in post.

The Royal Marsden’s aim is to achieve excellence in the treatment, investigation and research of cancer, through partnership and collaboration. The Royal Marsden Foundation Trust, with its associated Institute of Cancer Research constitutes a centre of excellence for research and development, education, treatment and care in cancer.

We are looking to recruit 2 clinical fellows in Paediatric Oncology Drug Development, one to commence in April 2018 (or as soon as possible thereafter) and the other from October 2018.

Candidates will possess at least 24 months experience in Paediatric Oncology at Specialist Registrar level or equivalent. Membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health (or equivalent) and a higher degree (or an interest in pursuing such research in the future) are desirable. Eligibility for GMC registration is required.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Lynley Marshall, Consultant in Paediatric and Adolescent Drug Development via Gynette Cook (PA) on 0208 915 6161 or via email


If you have problems applying, contact

Recruitment Support Team
01629 690825