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Senior Research Fellow

Health Sciences
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University of York - Heslington Campus
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50,132 - 58,089 a year
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Are you an experienced and ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge? Do you have a strong research background in clinical trials research? Do you want to further your career in a world-leading research group, based within a UKCRC registered trials unit and at a research-intensive Russell Group University? Then this could be the post for you.

 You will:

-           Devise, direct and develop research projects and generate significant external research funding for high quality trials

-           Conduct a programme of individual and collaborative research, resulting in high quality trials publications

-           Lead research projects and teams

-           Contribute actively to knowledge creation and dissemination that fits with the overall Department and University strategy

-           Undertake, as required, research-led teaching at different levels and contribute to administrative activities of the Department including the supervision of research students


You will have previous experience of clinical trials research, preferably in the evaluation of surgery, and will be supported to continue to build your own programme of research activity.

You will have a PhD in a relevant field and have a well-established national and international reputation in clinical trials research evidenced through high quality journal publications and external sources of grant funding.

Informal enquiries to Professor David Torgerson (Director, York Trials Unit, or Professor Catherine Hewitt (Deputy Director, York Trials Unit, 

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