Job offer available in Scotland Clinical Research Fellow in Geriatric Medicine at University of Glasgow

Job Purpose
This is a fixed term Research post (up to two years) tenable in the School/Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences. The appointee will develop a portfolio of research around stroke biomarkers and cognition. The anticipation is that the appointee will submit for a higher degree (MD) subject to satisfactory progress at interim reviews.

Suitable applicants will be registered with General Medical Council and have completed foundation year training. There will be opportunity to participate in relevant on-call rotas and some limited clinical work.

The post will be based within the Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences. It is anticipated that the main research base will be in New Lister Building Campus, Glasgow Royal Infirmary but the appointee will take advantage of the research and clinical opportunities across the city. Rotation to other clinical units or departments can be facilitated for the purpose of research training.

The focus of the research will be clinical. Depending on the successful applicant’s skills and interests there will be opportunity to develop component projects in fields of evidence synthesis; neuroimaging; big-data and bench work.

Standard Terms & Conditions
Salary will be on the Clinical Research Fellow £32,572 – £56,400 per annum. The post will carry an additional entitlement depending on “on-call” responsibilities. This banding payment is paid under a separate arrangement with the NHS for which the University acts as paymaster only.

This is a fixed term (up to 6 years) Clinical Lectureship in Cancer Sciences. This post is justifiably fixed-term, as a training post, under the Fixed-term Employees (prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2002 and will end within 6 months of the completion of specialist training.

Members of staff are normally eligible to contribute to the Universities’ Superannuation Scheme (USS) and on appointment shall be deemed to be in membership of the scheme and contributions deducted accordingly, unless the University is advised in writing prior to the commencement of employment of a wish not to join.” Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits. It may be possible, if the relevant NHS Superannuation Scheme Criteria are met, for appointees to remain in the NHS Superannuation Scheme while in this post.”

Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme
The post for which you are applying is considered ‘registered work’ in terms of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Act. It requires the successful applicant to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member prior to appointment. This check is necessary to ensure that the University of Glasgow fulfils its legal duties under the Act.

If you are successful in your application, the offer of employment will be subject to PVG Scheme membership. Further information is available at:
http://www.disclosurescotland.co.uk/pvg/pvg_index.html.

Please note it is a criminal offence to apply for a child care position if you are on the Disqualified From Working with Children List.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

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