Clinical Research Fellow in Heart and Lung
Imperial College London National Heart and Lung Institute
United Kingdom

Job summary

This post is designed to support the research and clinical service improvement led by the Connected Care Bureau – a clinical centre of operations at Imperial NHS Trust in which Allied Health Professional run protocol-driven diagnostic, triage and management pathways based on incoming data from appropriate connected technologies. The growing number of care pathways and their development and implementation requires clinical oversight, data...

Job listing information

  • Reference MED01894
  • Date posted 26 June 2020
  • Closing date 31 July 2020

Key information about the role

  • Location Hammersmith Campus (map)
  • Position type Full time, fixed term
  • Salary up to £51,198 plus benefits
  • Department National Heart & Lung Institute
  • Category Researcher / Clinical Researcher

Job description

Job summary

This post is designed to support the research and clinical service improvement led by the Connected Care Bureau – a clinical centre of operations at Imperial NHS Trust in which Allied Health Professional run protocol-driven diagnostic, triage and management pathways based on incoming data from appropriate connected technologies. The growing number of care pathways and their development and implementation requires clinical oversight, data management and outcome research by the appointed Clinical Fellow. This is particularly exciting time to be join Imperial College & NHS Trust and be part of its visionary digital transformation strategy in the post-COVID-19 era.

Duties and responsibilities

This post will involve close collaboration with existing cardiac and other services in the major comorbid conditions. The post will involve a commitment to clinical and outcome measurement and research and is an opportunity to evolve leadership in the emerging digital optimisation of care.

You will work closely with an existing clinical research fellow and will gain experience in writing and executing research protocols (including but not limited to the application of new technologies in clinical pathways), academic publications and will develop a technical understanding of the wider digital health ecosystem beginning to thrive within the NHS. For example, within Imperial NHS, several novel remote monitoring and diagnostic pathways using novel technologies are live or being developed across heart failure, frailty (care home support), COPD, palpitations, pulmonary fibrosis, cardiac rehabilitation and other chronic conditions.

There will be scope for incorporating the implementation of connected-care pathway(s) in the Fellow’s preferred sub-speciality to underpin registering with Imperial College for a MD(Res)/PhD degree, or post-doctoral research.

Essential requirements

You will be required to hold a GMC registration and have experience of driving/evaluating changes in clinical practice.

Further information

Interested candidates may contact Professor Nicholas S Peters n.peters@imperial.ac.uk.

As this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, a satisfactory enhanced for regulated activity Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required for the successful candidate. Further information about the DBS disclosure process can be found at http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/agencies-public-bodies/dbs/ or by telephoning 0870 90 90 811. You may also wish to view the College’s policy statements on the Recruitment and Employment of Ex-Offenders and the Secure Storage, Use, Retention & Disposal of Disclosures and Disclosure Information.

For technical issues when applying online please email recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

The College is a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see https://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-evaluation/

The College believes that the use of animals in research is vital to improve human and animal health and welfare. Animals may only be used in research programmes where their use is shown to be necessary for developing new treatments and making medical advances. Imperial is committed to ensuring that, in cases where this research is deemed essential, all animals in the College’s care are treated with full respect, and that all staff involved with this work show due consideration at every level.
http://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-integrity/animal-research/

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.


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