A unique opportunity exists for an ambitious surgical trainee to undertake research relating to surgical site infection. The project pilot phase is concluded and we invite applications for a research fellow position to finish this work and complete a higher research degree.
You would be based in Hull Royal Infirmary and spend the majority of your time working in vascular theatres, though the post would be suitable for trainees from any specialty wishing to gain clinical and academic training whilst working towards an MD or PhD.
The post is supervised by Prof. Ian Chetter (Chair of Surgery and Honorary Consultant Vascular Surgeon) in the Academic Vascular Surgery Unit at Hull York Medical School. The unit runs multiple projects with an established reputation in successfully completing higher degrees and launching academic and surgical careers. Working in a team of research fellows, you will enjoy a multitude of research and training opportunities and be expected to produce high quality research for publication and national/international meeting presentations.
Whilst undertaking research, the post holder will be required to provide resident medical cover to the Spire Hospital, Anlaby, Hull usually on a 1:5 rota.
The successful candidate 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.
Closing Date: 12 August 2015
To discuss this role informally, please contact Prof Ian Chetter, T - (01482) 675784, E - Ian.Chetter@hey.nhs.uk
Applications will be via CV and covering letter via the University of Hull website only. See job description and apply online