Clinical Research Fellow

Opening Date:
23 Aug 2018
Closing Date:
29 Sep 2018
Salary Range:

The University seeks to appoint a Clinical Research Fellow, fixed term for a period of 12 months

Exciting opportunities are available for the successful applicants to undertake a piece of original research. Projects available are:

  • Negative pressure wound therapy for surgical wounds healing by secondary intention; assessing effectiveness and mechanism of action
  • Comparison of through and above knee amputation for critical limb ischaemia
  • Dialysis arteriovenous fistula surveillance – is it clinically and cost effective
  • Superior rectal artery embolization for haemorrhoids – assessment of safety and efficacy
  • Modulation of hormonal, metabolic and cardiovascular risk in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Study of right atrial tissue to investigate the decline in expression of the predominate cardiac sodium channel in old age and it’s compensation by non-cardiac sodium channels, to create a pro-arrhythmic state and increased susceptibility to atrial fibrillation
  • The physiology of collaterals in patients with a chronic total coronary occlusion: this project would be of particular interest to a cardiology trainee interested in sub-speciality training in interventional cardiology
  • Control of fluid balance in patients with chronic heart failure
  • Platinum resistance in mesothelioma

It is expected that the research will be submitted for a higher degree of the University of Hull. Whilst undertaking research, the post holders will be required to provide resident medical cover to the Spire Hospital, Anlaby, Hull usually on a 1:5 rota.

The successful candidates will possess an appropriate medical qualification and should be at least 1 year post F1 training. It is also desirable that he/she has recently successfully acquired ALS and PALS and will be required to have full GMC registration.

The post requires a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

To discuss this role informally, please contact Prof Ian Chetter, 01482 67578,