CRUK RadNet Clinical Fellow in Advanced Radiotherapy

The Christie NHS FT

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Job summary

A two year clinical fellowship has been created to allow the applicant to gain experience in advanced radiotherapy and imaging. The particular emphasis of this fellowship will be towards the technological advances in Radiation Oncology. This position could be adapted to an MD if the candidate desired.

The applicant would be involved in developing clinical trials using the MR-Linac with a particular focus on gynaecological cancers and would be encouraged to pursue original research projects. It would be expected that such work would lead to abstracts, presentations and publications

Main duties of the job

This position is suitable for individuals who wish to gain specialist training in advanced radiotherapy and imaging. Attainment of the MRCP and FRCR or equivalent are expected. There is opportunity for developing research within the Christie Hospital and Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute.

This post is for 40 hours per week to provide support for gynae clinics plus gynaecological cancer research taking place in the Radiotherapy Related Research Group within the department of Clinical Oncology.

Main duties include:

. Patient recruitment

. Assist in developing protocols.

. Carry out data capture and data merger of clinical, radiological and pathological-relevant information at the different stages of the project.

. Delineation and volumetric imaging of the cervix and soft tissue for plan adaption/delivery and Diffusion Weighted Imaging (DWI).

. Measure early changes in DWI imaging during radiotherapy.

. Coordinate the input of clinical, radiological and pathological data suitable for appropriate statistical modelling.

. Work with other clinical oncologists, radiologists, radiotherapy planning specialists, physicists, systematic review methodologists, and statisticians to ensure a collaborative working environment.

. Produce, or contribute towards, high impact peer-reviewed publications.

. Disseminate research findings through presentations at seminars and conferences.

. Interact with allied research activities.

About us

The post would work within the Radiotherapy Related Research Group, which includes world-leading collaborative researchers in RT immunology, radiobiology, biomarkers, pre-clinical drug RT combination studies, RT physics, computational oncology and Proton Beam Therapy. This post will be integral to the activities of CRUK RadNet Centre Early Trials Hub. The post holder will join the Christie gynaecology oncology team with three consultant clinical oncologists, Dr Lisa Barraclough, Dr Kate Haslett and Dr Siobhan Morrison. The imaging work will involve collaboration with the Christie MR imaging physicists and the MR Linac team. Laboratory work is undertaken on the Oglesby Cancer Research Building on the Christie site within the RRR Translational Radiobiology Group. In addition as a component of the University of Manchester Cancer Research Centre there are plentiful opportunities to join laboratory meetings and regular seminars on various related subjects.

Date posted

21 July 2022

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Doctor - other

Salary

£33,790 to £53,132 a year per annum, pro rata

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

24 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

413-C2019-21229

Job locations

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

Manchester

M20 4BX


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description/Person Specification for further details of the main responsibilities and the job role

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description/Person Specification for further details of the main responsibilities and the job role

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Postgraduate qualifications in medicine, such as the MRCP or equivalent
  • FRCR or equivalent
  • GMC registration

Research/Publications

Desirable

  • Track record of significant contribution towards peer reviewed journal articles.
  • Track record of collaborating in multi disciplinary environments

Training

Essential

  • General oncology training

Experience

Essential

  • Experience in gynaecologic oncology
  • Experience of working in an academic environment
  • Ability to work with the MDT team
  • Overview of governance, ethics and other regulatory issues (e.g. data transfer agreements)
  • Knowledge in the management of patients with gynaecological cancer

Desirable

  • Knowledge of cancer research
  • Familiarity with modern imaging methodologies used in staging patients with gynaecological cancer
  • Understanding of technical radiotherapy and functional imaging
  • Track record of successful grant proposals
  • Experience with clinical databases

Teaching

Desirable

  • Experience in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching

Personal Skills

Essential

  • Excellent time management skills
  • Experience of working independently and within a team environment to achieve timely and valued objectives
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Willingness to forge new collaborations and new ways of working
  • Confident in ability, but knowing own limitations
  • Hardworking, enthusiastic achiever
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and manage conflicting workloads
  • Patient friendly
  • Professional demeanour
  • Must be resilient and well organised

Circumstances

Essential

  • Within 30 minutes travel time to the hospital
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Postgraduate qualifications in medicine, such as the MRCP or equivalent
  • FRCR or equivalent
  • GMC registration

Research/Publications

Desirable

  • Track record of significant contribution towards peer reviewed journal articles.
  • Track record of collaborating in multi disciplinary environments

Training

Essential

  • General oncology training

Experience

Essential

  • Experience in gynaecologic oncology
  • Experience of working in an academic environment
  • Ability to work with the MDT team
  • Overview of governance, ethics and other regulatory issues (e.g. data transfer agreements)
  • Knowledge in the management of patients with gynaecological cancer

Desirable

  • Knowledge of cancer research
  • Familiarity with modern imaging methodologies used in staging patients with gynaecological cancer
  • Understanding of technical radiotherapy and functional imaging
  • Track record of successful grant proposals
  • Experience with clinical databases

Teaching

Desirable

  • Experience in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching

Personal Skills

Essential

  • Excellent time management skills
  • Experience of working independently and within a team environment to achieve timely and valued objectives
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Willingness to forge new collaborations and new ways of working
  • Confident in ability, but knowing own limitations
  • Hardworking, enthusiastic achiever
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and manage conflicting workloads
  • Patient friendly
  • Professional demeanour
  • Must be resilient and well organised

Circumstances

Essential

  • Within 30 minutes travel time to the hospital

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

The Christie NHS FT

Address

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

Manchester

M20 4BX


Employer's website

https://www.christie.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

The Christie NHS FT

Address

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

Manchester

M20 4BX


Employer's website

https://www.christie.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Chair and Honorary Consultant in Clinical Oncology

Professor Peter Hoskin

peterhoskin@nhs.net

Date posted

21 July 2022

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Doctor - other

Salary

£33,790 to £53,132 a year per annum, pro rata

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

24 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

413-C2019-21229

Job locations

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

Manchester

M20 4BX


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