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Clinical Research Associate/Senior Clinical Research Associate (Fixed Term)

£32,478pa - £57,444pa StR

£31,931pa - £55,288pa SpR

£36,461pa - £46,208pa Nodal

£76,761pa - £103,490pa Consultant

NB: The status of Senior Research Associate is awarded on the basis of individual merit and may be awarded to the successful candidate if approved by the Faculty Board of the Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine

Professor James B. Rowe is looking for a (Senior) Clinical Research Associate, to join his team at the University of Cambridge as part of the new Cambridge Centre for Parkinson-Plus disorders. The new centre for Parkinson-Plus will bring together leading clinicians and scientists focussing on the problems faced by "Parkinson-Plus" patients, i.e. with progressive supranuclear palsy, corticobasal syndrome, multiple system atrophy, and related disorders.

The successful candidate will have a medical degree, a PhD in Clinical Neurosciences or equivalent, specialist training in Neurology. Advanced experience in the field of dementia research as well as in analysing complex neuroimaging data (including MRI) and being familiar with computational modelling would be essential for this role. An interest in genetic, biological, and pathological data would be an advantage.

The University of Cambridge is internationally renowned for its excellence in research and training, including a large and multidisciplinary community for imaging neuroscience and connectomics. Our research group combines experience and world-class facilities at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit (Elekta Neuromag MEG & 3T MRI) and Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre (3T and 7T MRI, and PET).

For more information contact Professor James B. Rowe (, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge, Herchel Smith Building, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge, CB2 0SZ, UK.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 March 2020 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, CV and a completed Additional Information for Clinical Researchers form in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. 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 this vacancy is 22nd August 2018.

Please quote reference RR16423 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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