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Current Vacancies:

Clinical Research Officer in R & D at the QE Hospital.

In the past we’ve recruited several post-docs from UoB to these posts, who’ve much enjoyed the career change enabled them to progress project management type roles in NHS and University!

We seek to appoint a Clinical Research Officer to the Protocol Development Service (PDS) based in the Research and Development (R & D), Department at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHBFT). In this post you will be primarily involved in supporting NHS clinicians and University academics in developing clinical research grant applications for a range of funding sources, in particular, the Department of Health National Institute of Health Research (NIHR).

The appointee will have at least a first degree, ideally from a biomedical/ healthcare profession, and post graduate degree/ experience in performing research and academic writing (publications/reports/thesis/grants).

The post-holder will be part of an already existing team (3 other officers) as part of the PDS team, which is led by Hilary Fanning (Deputy Director of Delivery, UHBFT).

The appointment will be based at the new QEHB hospital and is funded for 1 year in the first instance. For informal enquiries please contact Dr Vicky Day

(To apply/ further details

Job ref: 304-004065

Closing date: 2nd Feb 2014

Interviews: 20th Feb 2014

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