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Clinical Research Fellow in Paediatric Oncology Drug Development

NHS Medical & Dental: Clinical Research Fellow

Main area
Clinical Research - Paediatrics
NHS Medical & Dental: Clinical Research Fellow
Fixed Term -12 months
Full Time 40 hours per week
Job ref
The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
£31,217 -£49,086 pa
28/02/2020 23:59

We are looking to recruit a clinical fellow in Paediatric Oncology Drug Development to commence as soon as possible. Candidates will have 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.

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.

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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

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

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