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Leicester (University of), School of Medicine

Clinical Research Fellow

Date Listed 27 Nov 2017
Reference Number CLS00030
Closing Date 02 Jan 2018
Details In this role NIHR funded role you will contribute to research projects looking at patients with undifferentiated chronic breathlessness focussed on understanding prognosis and developing new diagnostic pathways. There are two parts to the research; the first on understanding the characteristics and outcomes of this cohort to further understand ‘the breathlessness syndrome’. The second, to understand whether performing a ‘suite of simple investigations’ when patients first present lead to clinical and cost-effectiveness. The post will be linked to the Leicester Biomedical Research Centre - Respiratory. You will be involved in recruiting candidates for the studies, gaining their consent and performing research visits, involving walking tests, frailty measures, muscle strength, blood tests and health-related questionnaires. You will analyse and interpret raw data from your own work and the work of others in the group, preparing it for publication.
Further Information The post is suitable for a clinically trained investigator, particularly those who are undergoing either GP or core medical training, and for those planning to enter the specialist training grade for cardiology or respiratory, and who are interested in pursuing a period of full time research leading to a higher degree (MD or PhD). Salary Grade Clinical – up to £36,461 per annum Full-time fixed term post for three years
Contact Name Dr Rachel Evans
Contact Telephone Number re66@le.ac.uk or 0116 258 3663
Link http://ig5.i-grasp.com/fe/tpl_UniversityOfLeicester01.asp?newms=jj&id=101101&aid=16523
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