Clinical Research Fellow

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Exeter, ENGLAND
Deadline: 28 Oct 2021

College of Medicine and Health

Two full-time posts are is available in the College of Medicine and Health from 4th January 2022 to 28th February 2025, one based in London, and one on our campus in Exeter. Please state in your application where you would like to be based.

Summary of the role

This role is an exciting opportunity to join a leading Neurodegenerative Imaging research group, led by Professor Marios Politis, Professor of Neurology and Director of the recently opened Mireille Gillings Neuroimaging Centre at the University of Exeter Medical School. Professor Politis’ research involves using cutting edge PET and MRI scanners to understand how the brain works, and to gain insight into how best to prevent and treat diseases including dementia and Parkinson’s disease.

A Clinical Research Fellow is required for a newly funded series of studies on the glymphatic system - examining the combined effects of genetic, clinical, fluid, and imaging biomarkers on the clinical phenotype in patients with Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. The role will involve performing detailed clinical and neuropsychological assessments, PET and MR imaging scans in patients with familial and idiopathic Parkinson’s disease; as well as conducting the analysis of neuroimaging, statistics, presentations, writing publications and funder reports.

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The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university in the top 200 of universities worldwide. We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, and have achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017. We have over 22,000 students and 4600 staff from 180 different countries and have been rated the WhatUni2017 International Student Choice. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today, with 98% of our research rated as being of international quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students.

What we can offer you

  • Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce internationally exciting research;
  • Support teams that understand the University wide research and teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly
  • An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development
  • Our Exeter Academic initiative supporting high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career
  • A multitude of staff benefits including sector leading benefits around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), Paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a new Fertility Treatment Policy

Further information

To discuss the post further please contact Professor Marios Politis, M.Politis@exeter.ac.uk or Dr Edoardo De Natale, e.de-natale@exeter.ac.uk . 


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