The University seeks to appoint a Clinical Research Fellow, fixed term for a period of 12 months
Exciting opportunities are available for the successful applicants to undertake a piece of original research. Projects available are:
- Negative pressure wound therapy for surgical wounds healing by secondary intention; assessing effectiveness and mechanism of action
- Comparison of through and above knee amputation for critical limb ischaemia
- Dialysis arteriovenous fistula surveillance – is it clinically and cost effective
- Superior rectal artery embolization for haemorrhoids – assessment of safety and efficacy
- Modulation of hormonal, metabolic and cardiovascular risk in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
- Study of right atrial tissue to investigate the decline in expression of the predominate cardiac sodium channel in old age and it’s compensation by non-cardiac sodium channels, to create a pro-arrhythmic state and increased susceptibility to atrial fibrillation
- The physiology of collaterals in patients with a chronic total coronary occlusion: this project would be of particular interest to a cardiology trainee interested in sub-speciality training in interventional cardiology
- Control of fluid balance in patients with chronic heart failure
- Platinum resistance in mesothelioma
It is expected that the research will be submitted for a higher degree of the University of Hull. Whilst undertaking research, the post holders will be required to provide resident medical cover to the Spire Hospital, Anlaby, Hull usually on a 1:5 rota.
The successful candidates 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.
To discuss this role informally, please contact Prof Ian Chetter, 01482 67578, i.Chetter@hull.ac.uk