Clinical Research Fellow at Imperial College London

Imperial College London is pleased to invite applicants to apply for a new opening postdoctoral associate position in earth sciences. Successful candidate will have funding to work and study for 24 months in UK. Applications are welcome before September 01, 2019.

INHALE is an Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) funded project is a high-profile 3.5M grant led by Professors Fan Chung (National Heart & Lung Institute) and Christopher Pain (Engineering, Earth Sciences) of Imperial College London, in collaboration with University of Edinburgh, and the University of Surrey.

We are integrating the impact of pollution across biological length scales, from the cellular and respiratory scales, with respiratory health outcomes within the immediate space of an individual. The aim is to develop a novel modelling capability to determine the impact of pollution on personal health in both outdoor and indoor urban environments.

We are seeking to employ a full time Clinical Research Fellow for a fixed term contract of 24 months with the responsibility for recruiting, following up and collecting data on human volunteers including subjects with asthma. The aim of this part of the project is to relate personal exposure to pollution with respiratory symptoms and function together with the response of their airway cells to exogenous pollutants.

The person should be medically-qualified and registered with the General Medical council with a postgraduate level qualification. Experience in respiratory medicine and good working acquaintance with standard computer software would be desirable. The research will be suitable towards a higher degree.

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.

Starting salary will be dependent on qualifications and experience. The salary range is 33,127 to 41,300 plus 2,162 London weighting per annum.

Further details can be found by contacting Prof. Fan Chung at f.chung@imperial.ac.uk

Deadline: September 01, 2019
Apply Link:http://tinyurl.com/y58hgfcg

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