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Research Associate in Epidemiology or Biostatistics, Arthritis Research UK Centre for Epidemiology, Manchester, United Kingdom
The fixed term position (18 months) will be of particular interest to a person with an epidemiological or biostatistics degree (or equivalent experience) who is looking for a role in studying longitudinally health data. You will work on analyzing longitudinally collected data in two separate cohorts including patients with rheumatoid arthritis either commencing methotrexate or biologic therapy for the first time. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic auto-immune disease which may follow a progressive course characterized by persistent inflammatory synovitis and erosive joint damage that subsequently results in functional disability (closing date for applications: 02/03/2017).
Enquiries about the job:
Dr Suzan Verstappen (PI)
Past Job Opportunities
Clinical research fellow post in Southampton, UK
An opportunity for a clinical research fellow post within MSK research unit (a current EULAR Centre of Excellence; Directors Professor Chris Edwards & Professor Cyrus Cooper) at the University Hospital Southampton in the UK has arisen.
The post is currently advertised through BMJ careers with a current deadline of the 4th of December that will be extended to attract the best candidate.
The post will support all clinical research within the department including stratified medicine studies with the chance to learn ultrasound-guided biopsy techniques within our phase I unit. There are also opportunities to develop an individual research project and seek funding for a higher degree.
For further information please contact Professor Chris Edwards (firstname.lastname@example.org)
NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Rheumatology
The post is for four years, or to the award of CCT with potential for an additional grace period of six months, whichever is reached soonest.
The post holder will be jointly based in the Department of Rheumatology of the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Trust (NNUH) and Norwich Medical School within the Faculty of Health at the University of East Anglia (UEA). The trainee will have 5 sessions per week protected time for his/her teaching and research activities.
The post holder will have a wide scope for developing their specific research interest and they will be strongly supported through academic mentoring and training. NNUH provides an unparalleled breadth of exposure to clinical rheumatology with a well-established clinical training programme. The Norwich Medical School has an extensive portfolio of research in clinical epidemiology, disease outcomes and clinical trials, and has strong translational links with laboratory sciences in cartilage biology, genetics and nutritional biology.
Scientific Fellowship Program – PARTNER
Five European research institutions have come together to launch the PARTNER Psoriatic Arthritis Network Fellowship Program in recognition of the need to advance knowledge on the pathophysiology of psoriatic arthritis and to gain a better understanding of the specific molecular processes and clinical features of the disease. The host institutions include the Universities of Erlangen-Nuremberg (Germany), Glasgow (UK), Leeds (UK), Leuven (Belgium) and Paris Quest-Versailles Saint Quentin en Yveline (France), which are dedicated to psoriatic arthritis research and education.
Fellowships will be granted to allow a one-year stay in one of the host institutions to accomplish a research project orientated to psoriatic arthritis. Project applications need to be submitted to the PARTNER Fellowship Office by December 1st, 2016.
Interested applicants can submit their application online and find out more information at www.partner-fellows.eu.
Project applications will need to be sent to the PARTNER Fellowship Office by December 1st, 2016.
University of Manchester Research Associate position - Statistician/Data Scientist
The Arthritis Research UK Centre for Epidemiology (CfE) at the University of Manchester is seeking a talented and ambitious statistician or data scientist with expertise in the analysis of longitudinal data, including temporally rich data. The successful candidate will take a leading role in the analysis of a high profile longitudinal research study, Cloudy with a Chance of Pain, and join a growing team of analysts and methodologists based in the Centre. They will collaborate on projects in a multidisciplinary research environment and be supported in their professional development. The project also involves the opportunity to work in collaboration with high profile partners in the world of tech, health research and data sciences.
Closing date: 25/11/16
Guy’s and St Thomas’ new Visiting Professional Programme in Rheumatology
A new Visiting Professional Programme in Rheumatology is opening in the Guy’s and St Thomas' Hospitals. This programme is designed to provide international visiting professionals with the opportunity to experience its highly acclaimed rheumatology service and specialist clinics, including its award winning fibromyalgia clinic and its Lupus Unit, which is the largest in Europe. The programme has been designed by its clinical leads to provide development experiences which enable the clinicians to broaden their clinical expertise and learn new skills that can be transferred back to their hospitals.
Further information available here
Rheumatology Internship opening in November in Paris
A 6 month clinical internship in Rheumatology is opening in Cochin Hospital, Paris Descartes University, Excellence EULAR Center, starting in November 2016. Candidates should be fluent in French, since they will be in charge of outpatients and emergencies. They will be fully involved in the 2 Rheumatology Departments in Cochin Hospital. Applicants should send a CV and motivation letter to:
Job opportunity as rheumatologist in South Tyrol, Italy
The South Tyrol Health Trust, South Tyrol, Italy is actively recruiting rheumatologists for a new department of rheumatology with out-patient clinics in the hospitals of Bruneck/Brunico and Bozen/Bolzano.
Find further details for the position here:
Job opportunity for a biostatistician post
Exciting job opportunity for a biostatistician post (non-clinical) at the Arthritis Research UK Centre for Epidemiology, Manchester UK. The Centre is a known EULAR centre for Excellence and has recently renewed its status between 2016-2022. More details about the post here: https://www.jobs.manchester.
Clinician investigator post in Ottawa
The Department of Medicine and the Division of Rheumatology in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada are actively recruiting a clinician investigator in rheumatology. The post is for three years- to be extended upon agreement- and includes research, education and clinical work. Applicants that have a research path are encouraged to apply.
Find further details for the position see here.
Consultant and research fellow posts at Guy’s Hospital, London
Guy's Hospital in London currently has a vacancy for a locum consultant rheumatologist and a further vacancy for a research fellow in rheumatology with the opportunity to undertake an MD.
Dr Toby Garrood, consultant rheumatologist and clinical lead for Rheumatology and Lupus, would be happy to discuss either of these with any potential applicants via this email.
The closing date for the consultant post is imminent but it is still worthwhile getting in touch.
Link 1: http://jobs.gstt.nhs.uk/job/-v531297?_ts=5270
Link 2: http://jobs.gstt.nhs.uk/job/-v531272?_ts=580
Clinical Research Fellow in Spondyloarthritis
Job Title: Clinical Research Fellow in Spondyloarthritis
Location: Chapel Allerton Hospital, Leeds
Specialty Registrar Salary Scale (£30,302 - £47,647)
Full-time, fixed term for two years
Deadline: July 25th 2016
More info here
Further details 1 & 2
Rheumatology Internship opening in Herne, Germany
A 3-year clinical internship in rheumatology is opening in Rheumazentrum Ruhrgebiet, Herne, Germany. An additional 1-year internship in internal medicine can be added.
The Rheumazentrum Ruhrgebiet is a highly specialized center for rheumatic diseases and a referral center for spondyloarthritides, also a member of the EULAR Network of Imaging Centers.
The candidates should be fluent in German language, since they will be in charge of in- and outpatients. They will be fully involved in the clinical work of the hospital and are welcome to be involved in research projects. The full job description is available here.
Applicants should send a CV and motivation letter to: email@example.com
Rheumatology Internship opening in May in Paris!
A 6 month clinical internship in Rheumatology is opening in Cochin Hospital, Paris Descartes University, Excellence EULAR Center., from May to October 2016.
The candidates should be fluent in French, since they will be in charge of outpatients and emergencies. They will be fully involved in the 2 Rheumatology Departments in Cochin Hospital.
Applicants should send a CV and motivation letter to: Christian.firstname.lastname@example.org
Research Associate MODRAS study
Applications are invited for a Research Associate for the Arthritis Research UK funded project on identifying distinct trajectories of important clinical and patient reported outcomes in early and established rheumatoid arthritis populations with moderate disease activity. This post is available for 14 months from 1st March 2016. You will be based in The Arthritis Research UK Centre for Epidemiology, Centre for Musculoskeletal Diseases, Institute for Inflammation and Repair, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.
The MODRAS study aims to identify distinct trajectories of important clinical and patient reported outcomes in early and established rheumatoid arthritis populations with moderate disease activity.
Application deadline: 14th February 2016.
Find out more info here.
Clinical Senior Lecturer position available in Glasgow University
A Clinical Senior Lecturer position is opening in Glasgow.
Candidates should be motivated rheumatologists able to lead, develop and co-ordinate a substantial national / international clinical research group of strategic importance to the Research Institute in the University of Glasgow and the Arthritis Research UK Centre of Excellence., with a special focus on rheumatoid arthritis and the spondyloarthropathies. The range of research is from the molecular through to the clinical trial level and everything in between.
The full job description is available here.
For more information, please contact Prof. Iain McInnes.
Application Deadline: February 7th 2016.