Clinical Research Fellow in Histopathology

University of Leeds

United Kingdom

Clinical Research Fellow in Histopathology

Are you medically qualified and ambitious with an interest in research and clinical education? Do you have experience of working in Histopathology? Do you want to further your career by undertaking a Clinical Fellow research post in one of the UK’s leading research intensive Universities?

You will support and undertake research in the histopathological diagnosis and reporting of Giant Cell Arteritis. Your research will focus on;

The development of a validated clinical scoring tool and reporting protocol for temporal artery biopsy (TAB) specimens
Consensus building within the clinical and research communities to support the use of the tool in routine diagnostic practice
The design and implementation of a comprehensive package of clinical education aimed at Histopathologists and other clinical specialists
Public and patient engagement in support of the programme of work
You will lead your own studies in this area, including methods development and clinical studies, and contribute to the work of the research group as a whole.

During your employment you will receive training in key research skills which may include, but will not be limited to: project management; infographics; presentation skills; manuscript preparation; enhancing research impact; media training.

This is an exciting opportunity if you are a Histopathology trainee, especially if you are aiming to pursue an academic or education-focussed career.

You will be medically qualified with FRCPath Part 1 (or equivalent) and full GMC registration.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Dr Kathryn Griffin, Clinical Lecturer in Histopathology


The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of . The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine holds the Gold award. We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute: Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine (LICAMM)
Section: Discovery and Translational Science Department (DTSD)
Category: Clinical
Grade: Off grading structure
Salary: p.a.
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed Term (For 12 months)
Release Date: Tuesday 30 March 2021
Closing Date: Thursday 29 April 2021
Reference: MHLCM1248


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