Salary: Grade E64: £32,569 - £52,200 p.a.
An excellent opportunity has arisen to become a member of a dedicated research group, which includes a project manager, two clinical DPhil students and two technicians, with responsibility for carrying out clinical aspects of a research programme as agreed with the PI. The overall project is to examine the potential immunological basis of pharmacoresistance in epilepsy; a study that integrates the fields of epilepsy, neuroimmunology and genomics. We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic post-foundation stage clinician to drive forward this emerging area of neurology.
Outstanding supervision will be provided throughout and the successful applicant will have the opportunity of being part of the young and dynamic Oxford Epilepsy Research Group, as well as spending time with the internationally respected neuroimmunology and genetic research teams. You will also be expected to enhance skills in clinical epileptology including; participation in the care of video-telemetry in patients, epilepsy surgery MDT meetings and develop skills in EEG interpretation. Fellows will be expected to present their work at international symposia, as well as post-graduate meetings.
Your responsibilities will include, planning, managing and conducting an agreed research project, developing research questions within a specific context, which you will take forward, analyse in detail and generate original ideas by building on existing concepts. You will have a medical degree and some specialist experience, be already registered or qualified to do so with the GMC, UK and the ability to demonstrate excellent interpersonal, planning and problem-solving skills are essential.
The post is full-time and fixed-term for 1 year in the first instance.
Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Monday 4 March 2019 will be considered. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.