Clinical Research Fellow in Hepatology (ST5 level) Ref: 8394

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School,
Hours: full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE/10PA’s per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: fixed term for 4 years
Reference:  8394
Salary: ST5
Placed on22 June 2022
Closing date: 8 July 2022
Expected Interview date: 22 July 2022
Expected start date:September 2022

Job description

Applications are invited for Clinical Research Fellow (CRF) in Hepatology at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS). The post is being offered by BSMS in association with University Hospitals Sussex  (UHS) NHS Foundation (Royal Sussex County Hospital) where the successful applicant will hold an honorary consultant contract. 

It is open to suitably qualified specialist trainees with prior research experience and or interest 

Our preference is to appoint a suitably qualified physician in Hepatology 

The appointee will undertake clinical sessions in their specialty at the Royal Sussex County Hospital. They will hold an honorary NHS contract with University Hospitals Sussex Foundation NHS Trust.

There is no specific requirement for provision of Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology on-call/emergency services in this post, but this can be negotiated with the successful candidate and the Trust according to the specialty on appointment. 

From an academic perspective, this post will be based in the Department of Clinical & Experimental Medicine (CEM) at  BSMS. 

Interested candidates are encouraged to discuss the position informally with Professor Sumita Verma, Professor of Hepatology, 

For full details and how to apply also see:

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 8394 [PDF 119.96KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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How to apply

Download our clinical academic application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 268.50KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and complete all sections.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to  

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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