Job Title: Clinical Research Fellow in Cardiac MRI
Description: Applications are invited for a clinical research fellow in Cardiac MRI to undertake clinical and research focussed on advanced cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging under the supervision of Prof Amedeo Chiribiri within the Department of Cardiovascular Imaging, School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences, King’s College London. Applicants should be medically qualified with full GMC registration. The post is suitable for Specialty Trainees in Cardiology who intend to specialise in the cardiac imaging sub-specialty or who have already commenced training in general cardiology and wish to gain more sub-specialty experience in Cardiac MRI (CMR), by taking an Out-Of-Programme Experience (OOPE) from their current training programmes. The ideal candidate would be looking for sub-speciality experience in CMR imaging to further their medical career or alternatively be seeking a year’s clinical research experience which would allow them time to write grants and apply for further fellowships which may lead to further academic work. The candidate should have excellent interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills with a proven ability to manage projects, work to deadlines and collaborate with clinical teams. Prior research experience and peer-reviewed publications are highly desirable but not essential. Our Cardiac MRI service is run through extended days during weekdays covering from 08:00 to 20:00 hours, 5 days a week. You are expected to participate in a rota of shifts across the 5-day working week covering some early shifts and some late shifts. There will be some requirement to run weekend lists as and where required to help with waiting list pressures. This post is based at the St Thomas’ Campus with a significant clinical component including care of patients at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospitals. The post holder would undertake at least six diagnostic imaging sessions per week with a further two sessions for clinical reporting and multi-disciplinary team engagements. The rest of the time will be available for research and other professional development activities, working on a number of research projects. Whilst the main purpose of the post is clinical, the Fellow will be expected to take part in research activities including non-clinical duties in line with the objectives and requirements of the department, sufficient to maintain and develop pre-existing skills. This post will be offered on an a fixed-term contract for 12 months starting January 2024 (renewable at mutual interest basis). This is a full-time post. For more information and to apply, please visit:
Location: London
Job Type: Research Fellowship
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Closing Date: 19/11/2023