Clinical Research Associate (Fixed Term)

The University of Cambridge is one of the world's oldest universities and leading academic centres. If you're looking for a new challenge and would like excellent benefits, extensive learning opportunities and a stimulating working environment in return for your skills and contribution, there could be a job here for you.

Professor James Rowe is looking for a new Clinical Research Associate (Clinical Fellow) to join the vibrant team at the Cambridge Centre for Frontotemporal Dementia. The Centre brings together leading clinicians and scientists focusing on mechanisms, diagnostics and novel treatments for patients with Frontotemporal dementia and related disorders.

The research brings together brain imaging (MEG and MRS) and blood-based biomarkers, with GABA-ergic drug treatments, to understand and treat the mechanisms of cognitive impairment.

Successful candidates will be eligible for higher specialist training in the UK (ST3 and above). Additional experience in neuroscience research would be an advantage. The post is ideally suited for neurology trainees wishing to undertake a PhD and develop your career in cognitive neurology.

The University of Cambridge is internationally renowned for its excellence in research and training, including a large and multidisciplinary community for imaging neuroscience and therapeutics. The Centre for FTD combines excellence in clinical care with world-class research facilities at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit (MEG & 3T MRI) and Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre (3T & 7T MRI, and PET).

For informal inquiries, please get in touch Prof James B. Rowe (, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge, Herchel Smith Building, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge, CB2 0SZ, UK.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment. This appointment also requires a Research Passport application and an Honorary Clinical Contract.

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This is an integrated appointment between the University and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust ("NHS Trust"). You will therefore also be issued with an Honorary Clinical Contract by the NHS Trust. You should be aware that if your contract with the NHS Trust is terminated your employment with the University will be terminated, and vice versa.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter, CV and a completed Additional Information for Clinical Researchers form in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference ZE39325 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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