Clinical Research Fellow in Elective Orthopaedics

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

Job posting number: #7079741 (Ref:MHLRM1158)

Posted: June 11, 2021

Job Description

Are you medically qualified and ambitious with an interest in research and Osteoarthritis? Do you have experience of working in Orthopaedics? Do you want to further your career by undertaking a PhD in one of the UK’s leading research intensive Universities?

You will support and undertake research in knee distraction for managing knee OA. Your research will focus on the mechanistic element i.e. biomarker analysis and patient recruitment.   You will lead your own studies in this area, including methods development and clinical studies and contribute to the work of the research group as a whole. 

During your employment you will also work towards a PhD at the University of Leeds.   This is an exciting opportunity if you are a Trauma and Orthopaedics trainee, especially if you are aiming to sub specialise in limb reconstruction or pursue an academic career. You will be medically qualified with MRCS or equivalent and full GMC registration.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:  

Prof Hemant Pandit

Tel: +44 (0)1133924883 

Email: h.pandit@leeds.ac.uk 

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine holds the Gold award.  We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  Leeds Institute of Rheumatic & Musculoskeletal Medicine (LIRMM)
Section:  Section of Orthopaedics
Category:  Clinical
Grade:  Off grading structure
Salary:  p.a.
Working Time:  1.0 full time equivalent
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (6 months (external funding))
Release Date:  Wednesday 09 June 2021
Closing Date:  Wednesday 16 June 2021
Reference:  MHLRM1158


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