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Clinical Research Fellow (2)

Clinical Research Fellow (2)

University of Southampton

Clinical Research Fellow

Southampton Clinical Trials Unit

Location:  Southampton General Hospital
Salary:   £49,036
Full Time Fixed Term (12 months)
Closing Date:  Thursday 21 January 2021
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1326221CM

The University of Southampton Faculty Of Medicine is offering an appointment to be based within the Southampton Clinical Trials Unit (SCTU) at Southampton General Hospital. 

This post holder will work within SCTU. This post will provide practical training for a middle grade doctor in the conduct of clinical trials with a particular emphasis on cancer studies. In particular the post will support a developing commitment to clinical research in urological cancers. The post will be particularly focused on development of clinical trials through all stages from concept and grant application, protocol development and implementation, regulatory approvals, data collection and integrity, statistical analysis, data presentation and trial close out. The post is intended to provide valuable training in research governance and regulation for future clinical and translational researchers.

The appointee will provide day to day medical support for SCTU. Under supervision from the Main Supervisor, Dr Crabb, and relevant trial Chief Investigators, they will have responsibility for trial development and implementation. In addition they will be involved in study protocol development and implementation including ethics committee documentation and R&D submissions. The post-holder will have close integration with and day to day working relationships within the SCTU.

The post holder will work under overall supervision from Dr Simon Crabb, Associate Professor in Medical Oncology, with supervision for specific clinical trials provided by the relevant Chief Investigators and from Heads of Group for the various SCTU teams. Training in clinical trials methodology including Good Clinical Practice will be provided.

The post will be at registrar level and will require a medical qualification. It would be suitable for either an Oncology or Haematology trainee as out of program experience or for someone wishing to pursue a career in these specialties prior to obtaining a training number.

The post will be a University appointment. The post is considered non-clinical. However, an honorary Trust contract will be obtained to allow for clinical research project to be undertaken and to facilitate limited amounts of clinical teaching.

*Please note: successful applicants will be appointed to a different salary range (£34,466 to £60,960) if they were at ST3 on or before 2 August 2016. 

 The Faculty of Medicine holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The Faculty recognises that applicants may seek flexible working patterns which will be considered as part of the recruitment process. For further information including key benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance, please see ourworking with us website pages. 

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Annabelle Trimm (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email  Please quote reference 1326221CM on all correspondence. 

Job Details

School name University of Southampton
Job title Clinical Research Fellow (2)
Date posted 07/01/2021
Closing date 21/01/2021
Reference Number 1326221CM

Contact Details

Contact 1:
Name Annabelle Trimm