Clinical Research Fellow in Osteoporosis

College of Life Sciences and Medicine

Division of Applied Health Sciences


The School of Medicine and Dentistry is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Clinical Research Fellow in the Osteoporosis Research Unit for a project funded by the University of Aberdeen Development Trust. The post will be based at the Foresterhill Campus (co-located with NHS Grampian’s Aberdeen Royal Infirmary) and be part of a team led by Professor David Reid, Head of School of Medicine & Dentistry and Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist.

You will be involved in a comprehensive programme of Health Services research examining the needs for and utility of a Mobile Bone Density (DXA) scanner, which has recently been provided by Grampian Osteoporosis Trust.

You will be expected to enroll for a PhD and as such the role will be available for a period of three years. You will be co-supervised by Professor Reid, Dr Alison Black, Consultant Rheumatologist and Professor Lorna McKee, Professor of Management, Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen. You will also require to have a National Training Number in Rheumatology.

You must have full GMC registration with the ability to work in a multidisciplinary team and ability to work to both clinical and scientific deadlines.

The salary will be paid in the range of £31,301 – £41,564 per annum on the salary scale for Clinical Staff Not Holding Clinical Consultant contracts. Placement on this scale will be according to qualifications and experience.

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Informal enquiries are encouraged and may be directed to Professor David M Reid, Head of School of Medicine & Dentistry – tel: 01224 437968 or

To apply online for this position visit the Apply button below.

Job Reference Number: YMD035R.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 9 December 2013.

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