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Clinical Research Associate
John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre - Newcastle University
Closing date: 3 April 2020
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a doctor with a medical degree and GMC licence to practise to work within the John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre, which has a long tradition of excellence in research, diagnosis and management of neuromuscular diseases. The post will be based at the Centre for Life at Newcastle University and is an opportunity to gain experience in clinical trials, paediatrics, neurology and research.
You will support the conduct of clinical trials and natural history studies in patients with genetic muscle diseases run at the centre. The post will give the opportunity to learn about clinical trial design, outcome measures, regulatory requirements and ethical issues in conducting clinical research in rare diseases and to develop knowledge and competence to conduct GCP compliant clinical research. There will also be the chance to gain a postgraduate qualification in Clinical research or develop a self-funded PhD. In addition, the successful applicant will be able to participate in a range of different neuromuscular clinics across the northern region and gain exposure to state of the art diagnostic capabilities for genetic diseases.
This post is tenable for 2 years. For further information on the centre please go to the Centre website.
For any queries please contact Becky Crow.