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Clinical Research Fellow (Diabetes), Wellcome Trust-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science (Fixed Term)


We are seeking a Clinical Research Fellow wishing to pursue research in the area linking glucose sensor data with insulin pump delivery (closed loop systems) in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes. The research is funded by Horizon 2020 and other funding agencies. Possession of MRCPCH (UK) or its recognised equivalent is essential. The post would suit a doctor with training at UK ST2/3 level or above (or equivalent), wishing to gain experience in clinical and translational research. Postgraduate training in paediatric endocrinology / diabetes would be desirable for this post, but not essential.

Previous experience of clinical research methodology, preferably in the field of diabetes and metabolism would be desirable as would clinical expertise in the use of insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring. The successful applicant will join an internationally recognised team and will be based in the Institute of Metabolic Science and in the University Department of Paediatrics on the Addenbrooke's Hospital campus, Cambridge.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 24 months in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment. Registration with the General Medical Council will be required for the appointment. This appointment also requires an Honorary Clinical Contract.

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Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Roman Hovorka (email: rh347@cam.ac.uk Tel: + 44 (0)1223 762862), University of Cambridge Metabolic Research Laboratories, Level 4, Institute of Metabolic Science, Box 289, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Rd, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, UK.

Please quote reference RG11442 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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