Clinical Fellow in Haemopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Updated: 27 days ago
Deadline: 17 Nov 2019

Applications are invited for doctors with suitable experience to work as full time clinical fellows within the department of transplantation and cellular therapy. This exciting opportunity has arisen due to significant expansion with the service including the expansion of the CAR-T programme. We are looking to appoint a Fixed Term Clinical Fellow for 12 months. The role will provide significant structured training in transplantation and cellular therapy and applicants will be encouraged to develop a research project with a view to undertaking an MD/PhD.

Nationally the transplant team at Kings provides one of the largest services for adult stem cell transplantation. This includes both autologous and allogeneic transplantation for a range of haematological malignancies with a specialist interest in myeloid disorders and bone marrow failure syndromes. In addition to the Clinical SCT programme, we provide donor evaluation and collection services for Anthony Nolan Bone Marrow Trust as one of their Collection Facilities. The CAR-T programme has established the first allogeneic CAR-T trial for ALL and a number of other CAR-T trials are planned for 2020 including in AML, lymphoma and myeloma

This JACIE accredited service is led by a Transplant Director and staffed by a team of consultants and clinical nurse specialists. The transplant team includes a well-established team of 4 nursing and 2 medical transplant coordinators, a post-SCT Nurse Consultant, 2 post-SCT CNS’s in addition to dedicated administrative support. Research and visiting fellows in the SCT programme participate in clinics and follow-up of transplant patients. There is a dedicated transplant clinic once a week, regular schedule for day unit reviews and a weekly nurse-led specialist late effects clinic.

The successful candidate will work under the supervision of the transplant director, CAR-T consultants and the SCT Consultant team. The post-holder will gain a broad experience in all aspects of white cell haematology with a specific focus on management of patients receiving SCT and CAR-T cells.

This role may be suitable for non-UK or non-EEA job applicants wishing to apply for Home Office Tier 2 sponsorship.

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  • At King’s, we fully support the right of all staff to equal opportunities and are committed to the development of a diverse workforce.

    Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, gender, disability, religion/ belief or sexual orientation.

    Benefits available to all employees include: Workplace Nurseries, an excellent Pension Scheme and access to the Learning Zone.

    All staff have a responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and for ensuring they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role.

    Due to the high volume of applications for some posts, this advert might close before the displayed closing date if we have received a sufficient number of applications. If you wish to apply for this role, it is recommended that you apply promptly.

    Interviews: Early December 2019


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