Representing and supporting medical oncologists in the UK

Trainee - Fellowship Opportunities

Clinical Research Fellowship – Sheffield

This is a fully funded PhD Clinical Research Fellowship to start in Sheffield as soon as possible, which would be suitable for medical (or clinical) oncologists or for other trainees who have already obtained MRCP and are interested in a career in oncology. The project involves the opportunity to run a clinical trial in breast cancer which already has Ethics approval in place as well as obtaining high quality lab experience.

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Post CCT fellowship in Newcastle

They are looking for an enthusiastic Clinical Research Associate to work alongside Prof Ruth Plummer, Dr Alastair Greystoke and Dr Yvette Drew in the early phase clinical trials team, contributing to and supporting the Phase I clinical trials practice and translational research outputs. This is a training opportunity for interested oncologists to gain additional skills in early phase trials before taking up their substantive consultant post. You will have a CCT in Medical Oncology (or within 6 months of CCT date or equivalent) and be registered with GMC. Some experience of early phase clinical trials methodology is required, or a strong commitment to acquire the relevant skills. You will have a wide range of knowledge of treatment and aetiology of cancers and the ability to treat patients with complex systemic anticancer therapies and manage toxicity. This post is available immediately and tenable for 3 years.  Enquiries should be made to Prof Ruth Plummer (

CRUK Clinical Trial Fellowship Awards

The fellowship is designed to support clinicians with an interest in running clinical trials and who would benefit from further training within the setting of a Clinical Trials Unit. The scheme has been running for the past 2 years, and is currently supporting 6 fellows to develop their trials expertise with a goal of becoming future research leaders. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 12 October 2016. To find out more visit the CRUK website and please do get in touch with Alice Holt if you have any questions.