Job Title: UCL – Wellington Cardiovascular Clinical Fellowship
Description: About the role University College London (UCL) and The Wellington Hospital are recruiting to a Clinical Fellowship scheme which offers candidates an opportunity to study for a PhD in UCL’s Institute of Cardiovascular Science, while working at the UK's largest private hospital providing specialist complex care. Clinical Duties and Responsibilities Clinically based at The Wellington Hospital in St John’s Wood London, part of HCA Healthcare UK, these Clinical Fellows will commence a programme to undertake a period of basic and/or clinical cardiovascular research at UCL prior to continuation of specialist training. This is a tremendous opportunity to jointly develop a research career while working between two prestigious organisations. These Clinical Fellowships will be available to cardiologists looking to undertake an exclusively cardiovascular PhD. They will have the opportunity to select a research project and a supervisor from across the range of disciplines in the UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science (ICS) which includes dedicated research departments in Preclinical and Fundamental science, Clinical Science, Children’s Cardiovascular Disease and Population Science and Experimental Medicine. The Institute also hosts the Hatter Cardiovascular Institute, and the MRC Unit of Lifelong Health and Ageing. Working within the Cardiology Department at The Wellington Hospital, the clinical commitment is 120 hours per 4 weeks which will include a combination of weekdays, weekends, and bank holidays. Application criteria: We welcome all applicants who are medically qualified with the appropriate clinical experience, GMC registered and have MRCP. The scheme is open only to UK nationals due to funding restrictions. In addition, they must meet UCL’s entrance requirements for PhD registration. Those applicants who meet both standards will be invited to interview. Applicants can apply either via the UCL or HCA websites and should be aware that relevant data will be shared between the two organisations as part of the recruitment process. Career Progression and Opportunities for development: Clinical Fellows will register for their higher degrees at UCL (part-time). Their salary will be funded by the Wellington Hospital who will also cover their annual higher degree registration fee and an annual allowance for consumables for a period of up to 3 years, within agreed limits. Benefits package: By caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That is why we offer a host of benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. • 25 days holiday each year (excluding bank holidays) • Health Benefits; Private healthcare, private GP and dental insurance for you and your family • Protection: Critical illness cover and Life assurance for you and your spouse, personal accident insurance, travel insurance and will writing • Private pension contribution and free pension advice • Lifestyle: Cycle to work scheme, gymflex plus other discounts • Annual pay review Further information: Study and any other related enquiries should be made to Professor Derek Yellon, Director of the Hatter Cardiovascular Institute, UCL. Employment related enquiries should be made to Dr Damian Sczudlo, Head of Resident Doctors, The Wellington Hospital: )
Location: London: The Wellington Hospital (St. John's Wood) and University College London (Fitzrovia)
Job Type: Clinical Fellowship
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Closing Date: 02/02/2024