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Breast Cancer Clinical Trials Fellow (Fixed Term)


The Cambridge Breast Cancer Research Unit has a vacancy for a Breast Cancer Clinical Trials Fellow to support clinical trials in patients with breast cancer, focusing strongly on early breast cancer, and related translational research projects.

This post represents an excellent opportunity for an individual wishing to gain further experience in cancer clinical trials and, in particular, Early Breast Cancer Clinical Trials and Translational Research. The post is ideally suited to a clinician who has either completed or is close to completing their specialist training in medical oncology, and has already been involved in the development and delivery of clinical or translational research, in collaboration with clinical academics and/or industry collaborators.

The successful individual will have a prominent role in the recruitment and care of patients with cancer, participating in breast cancer clinical trials. Participation in research active outpatient clinics will also be expected.

A knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) is expected and other, trial specific training will be provided. There will also be the opportunity to attend other trial design related training opportunities and also to present clinical data at national and international meetings.

The post will be held in the Cambridge Breast Cancer Research Unit, under the direction of Dr Jean Abraham (Academic Honorary Consultant in Medical Oncology) and based, with honorary clinical status, at Addenbrooke's Hospital Cancer Directorate and in the Oncology Department.

For further information please contact Dr Jean Abraham (ja344@medschl.cam.ac.uk).

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

This appointment requires an Honorary Clinical Contract.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

The closing date for applications is the 25th May 2018, with interviews yet to be confirmed by the department.

Please quote reference RD15552 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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