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Vacancies within Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences

There are currently 3 vacancies within Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences:

Title Closes Salary
Clinical Translational Research Fellow July 1, 2022, noon Clinical Researcher 2 (E64): £34,563 - £55,395 per annum
Clinical Research Fellow - RESPOND July 15, 2022, noon Clinical Researcher 2 (E64): £34,563 - £55,395 per annum
Variable Hours Transplant Technician (9 posts) July 18, 2022, noon Grade 2: £10.56 - £11.42 per hour

Clinical Translational Research Fellow

Closes: July 1, 2022, noon; salary: Clinical Researcher 2 (E64): £34,563 - £55,395 per annum

<div> <p></p><div><strong>Grade E64: &#163;34,563 - &#163;55,395 per annum</strong></div><br> <div><strong>Location: John Radcliffe Hospital</strong></div><br> <div><strong>Contract type: Fixed term for 12 months from August 2022 with the possibility of extension for a further 24 months</strong></div><br> <div><strong>Hours: Part Time (20 hrs/week)</strong></div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div><strong>THIS POST IS FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY</strong></div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div><strong>About the role</strong></div><br> <div>Applications are invited for a <strong>Clinical Translational Research Fellow</strong> post in the Transplantation Research Immunology Group within the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, the University of Oxford (http://www.nds.ox.ac.uk/research/transplantation).&#160;</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div>This position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the work of an internationally recognised team of scientists and clinicians investigating several key areas of the immunobiology of cell and organ transplantation, and in particular, to work on the TWO Study, a phase IIb study funded by the MRC.</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div>The successful candidate will have significant experience in clinical nephrology and transplantation including competence in insertion of central vein dialysis catheters and kidney biopsy.&#160;</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div>In addition to acting as the key local investigator/trial manager on the TWO Study, the post holder will be expected to play an active role in all aspects of the project with minimal day-to-day supervision and will be capable of developing effective approaches to issues as they arise.</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div><strong>About you</strong>&#160;</div><br> <div>You will become an integrated member of the team, will interact widely with colleagues and be capable of presenting data at laboratory and departmental research meetings.&#160; Above all, the post-holder will welcome the challenge of making a major contribution to both the project itself and the continued success of an active research group with an international reputation for excellence.&#160;</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div>This post will commence in August 2022 and is fixed term for 12 months with the possibility of an extension.&#160;</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div><strong>Application process</strong></div><br> <div>Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and as part of the application process you are required to upload your CV and a covering letter.&#160; Please quote reference NDSA864 on all correspondence.&#160;</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div>Only applications received before 12 noon on Friday 1 July 2022 can be considered.&#160;</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div>Interviews will be held Friday 8 July 2022.</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div><strong><em>Committed to equality and valuing diversity</em></strong></div> </div>

Clinical Research Fellow - RESPOND

Closes: July 15, 2022, noon; salary: Clinical Researcher 2 (E64): £34,563 - £55,395 per annum

<div> <p></p><div>We are looking for a Clinical Research Fellow to work on the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) RESPOND Programme, this is a 5-year project to develop and trial methods for improving responses to deteriorating postoperative patients. The post will be primarily based at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford.</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div>The RESPOND programme is focused on emergency laparotomy and will measure Failure to Rescue (mortality associated with postoperative complications) as the primary outcome. The interventions proposed will be based on Human Factors science and the programme will culminate in a 24 hospital randomised Stepped Wedge trial.</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div>The postholder will be working closely with Professor Peter McCulloch and his team at the Patient Safety Academy and Quality, Reliability and Teamwork Research Unit. Specifically, they will be working to develop and deliver the interventions, supervise data collection, provide training and support for involved clinical staff and analyse and publish findings. Experience of involvement in clinical research, and in delivering complex intervention programmes (eg Accelerated Recovery, GIRFT) would be useful. Publication will be an important part of the role, and candidates should have experience of successfully writing scientific articles. The postholder will receive on the job training in Human Factors, Quality Improvement techniques and theory, and there will be opportunities for independent research, support for funding applications for postgraduate degrees and supervision for candidates who wish to pursue these.</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div>The postholder will have clinical experience in surgery to at least CT1 level, will hold GMC registration with a licence to practice, and will have some background in research or evidence of research training. You will have proven ability to communicate at an academic level, the ability to conduct projects semi-autonomously, and the ability to work well as part of a team.</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div>This full-time post is available from 1st September 2022 and is fixed term for 12 months in the first instance, with the possibility of renewal for up to 1 further year. Applications for part-time work will be considered, preferably as part of a job-sharing arrangement.</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div>Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and as part of the application process you are required to upload your CV and a covering letter.&#160; Please quote reference NDSA861 on all correspondence.&#160;</div><br> <div>&#160;<br> <br>Only applications received before 12 noon on 15th July 2022 can be considered.&#160; Interviews will be held on 28th July 2022.</div> </div>

Variable Hours Transplant Technician (9 posts)

Closes: July 18, 2022, noon; salary: Grade 2: £10.56 - £11.42 per hour

<div> <p></p><div><strong>Contract type: Variable Hours Contract</strong></div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div><strong>About the role</strong></div><br> <div>We invite applications for the post of Transplant Technician to support the collection of data and samples for the Quality in Organ Donation (QUOD) programme and Oxford Transplant Biobank, and the various transplant research programmes they support. The role of Transplant Technician is vital to our success.</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div>You will have the opportunity to work in cutting-edge research, to contribute to long-term patient benefit and medical research. The Transplant Technicians will be required to coordinate in a joint team effort a 24/7 on-call rota. When called, you must be available at short notice to either travel to the Churchill Hospital, Oxford to collect pre-specified patient samples and data in close cooperation with the transplant team, or to use online resources to assess sample suitability, and arrange for transport to the appropriate research programme.</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div>There will be a remuneration of &#163;291 per annum with an additional hourly rate for any transplant attended, or time spent dealing with research sample offers and arranging transport. Additionally to the remuneration, you will receive certificates for all training provided and will be able to gain insights into a nationwide research project and gain experience in surgical procedures.</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div><strong>About you</strong></div><br> <div>You need to be highly reliable, motivated and able to work independently during procedures, but also a team player as part of our technician team. The ability to send and receive texts, WhatsApp messages or similar, make phone calls, and access the internet when on call is essential for this post. The Transplant Technicians will be employed on a variable hours basis and the roles are available until December 2022 in the first instance.</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div><strong>Application Process</strong></div><br> <div>Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and as part of your on-line application, you will be required to upload a CV and covering letter.&#160; Please quote reference NDSA854 on all correspondence.&#160;</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div>Only applications received before noon on 18 July 2022 can be considered.</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div>Interviews will be held week commencing Wednesday 27 July 2022</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div><strong>Committed to equality and valuing diversity</strong></div> </div>