The Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences seeks to appoint a senior academic cardiologist. We are looking for a successful clinical or translational researcher who wants to lead a research programme in ICVS and in Sandwell and West Birmingham (SWBH) NHS Trust.
The Institute is one of eight research institutes that form the core of the College of Medical and Dental Sciences at the University of Birmingham. ICVS is recognised around the world for its research in atrial fibrillation and thrombo-inflammation. The appointee will hold an honorary consultant contract with SWBH NHS Trust where the clinical role will be based. The department of cardiology at SWBH NHS Trust has particular research strengths in atrial fibrillation and an active clinical trials programme. SWBH NHS Trust plans a new clinical research facility within the trust and aims to become an exemplar for integrated care.
This post offers an excellent opportunity for an outstanding individual to lead an active translational and clinical research programme and to further develop a national and international research portfolio in cardiovascular research in an environment conducive to clinical and translational research. The successful candidate will have full access to our research infrastructure related to clinical trials, analysis of big data, and underpinning discovery science, including the Birmingham Institute of Translational Medicine, the Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit, the emerging capacity for handling and analysing big data in the substantive Midlands HDRUK site, and discovery science laboratories in the Institute.
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Full time is normally £76,761 to £103,490 a year
Closing date 7 Jan 19