Health Education England – Thames Valley

Job Title: Academic Clinical Fellowship in Infectious Diseases (ST3Research Theme – Therapeutics or Clinical Pharmacology

Anticipated Number of Posts:1

Area of Work:Infectious Diseases (ST3)

Employer: Trusts within Health Education England – Thames Valley

Location: Health Education England – Thames Valley

Salary: £38,694 – £49,036

Job Type: Fixed Term Temporary

Staff Group: Medical and Dental

Pay Scheme: Hospital Medical and Dental Staff

Pay Band: Specialty Registrar

Opening Date: Thursday 1 October 2020 (09:00am)

Closing Date: Thursday 4 November 2020 (12:00pm)

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Please see below for application instructions. Applications made through NHS jobs will not be accepted.PLEASE NOTE: YOU MUST APPLY VIA THE NEW ORIEL WEBSITE


NIHR Academic Clinical Fellows HEE Thames Valley/University of Oxford – Therapeutics or Clinical Pharmacology.

Applications are invited for an ACF post in Infectious Diseases (ST3) to commence on 4 August 2021.There is one post available lined to this research theme.

Please note that there is another ACF Infectious Diseases (ST3) post available in (Public Health England Theme). You will need to make a separate application to the other post if you wish to be considered for both.

The Postgraduate Dean has confirmed that this post has the necessary educational and staffing approvals and the post will attract an NTN(A).

The ACF will be supported in preparing applications to continue their research either for Research Training Fellowships or post-doctoral funding if they already hold a PhD. For successful candidates, support and mentorship will be provided to pursue an academic career, in order to secure University Lectureships, Intermediate post-doctoral fellowships and clinician scientist awards. In the event that academic career progression is unsuccessful and clinical competences are met, the ACF will continue in the advertised specialty clinical training programme in accordance with theNIHR Academic Clinical Fellowships: Entry, Eligibility and Exit points for Appointments made in 2021.

NIHR Priority Research Theme: Therapeutics or Clinical Pharmacology

Proposed Research:

There are wide-ranging opportunities in Oxford to educate clinical academics in the development of novel therapeutic strategies, including therapeutic vaccines and biologics, probe development, drug re-purposing, personalised medicine, imaging and chemical biomarkers and assessment of efficacy, via both validated surrogate markers and ultimately streamlined large-scale clinical trials. ACFs will be supported to develop projects according to their interests within a wide variety of research groups offering a range of Therapeutics or Clinical Pharmacology approaches linked to their specialty. Please refer to the Job Description for further information.

Outline of the clinical and academic programme

Please refer to the Job Description for further information.

Oxford is a nexus for world-class research and medical education. The University, in partnership with local NHS Trusts, provides state-of-the-art facilities for research and patient care. Along with HEE Thames Valley it is committed to providing excellent medical education and clinical training. The University’s ambition is to foster healthcare innovation locally, nationally and globally. It is at the forefront of medical science, and its impressive range of departments deliver cutting-edge research and teaching. Our academics in training are members of Oxford University Clinical Academic Graduate School which offers outstanding research training opportunities.

Vacancy information, including likely rotational placement details can be found in the job description. This, along with the person specification can be found on the relevant Oriel vacancy page.

Please direct any enquiries to [email protected]

The application window opens on Thursday 1 October 2020 and closes on Wednesday 4 November 2020. You will not be able to submit your application after this time. Please ensure that you have completed all the relevant sections of the application forms as missing information will deem your application incomplete and it will not be considered. – remove?

You must apply online via the Oriel recruitment system, which can be accessed via the link provided.

Recruitment will be led locally by Health Education England Thames Valley.

The qualifications and professional registration requirements plus other eligibility criteria can be found in the person specification.