Clinical Research Fellowship in Paediatrics at the University of Sheffield

Two posts will be available in from August 2022 at the University of Sheffield. The posts provide the exciting opportunity to work towards a higher degree (MD or PhD) and develop a clinical research portfolio in paediatrics. The posts are fully funded up to 4 years at completed ST4 level or higher and allow the postholders to commit 50% of their time to research. The clinical part of this job will require the acute on-call cover of paediatrics at Bassetlaw District General Hospital.


A broad variety of research projects are currently conducted in the Respiratory and Sleep department at Sheffield Children’s Hospital, including MedTech studies for asthma, LTV, dysfunctional breathing and sleep apnoea, evaluation a behavioural sleep support programme and basic mechanisms and impact of childhood narcolepsy.  Applicants will be encouraged to join existing research themes.


The posts will be available from 01/08/2022. Applications can be submitted via the University of Sheffield website, application deadline 30/04/2022.

For further information, please contact Professor Heather Elphick ([email protected]), Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Sheffield Children’s NHS Trust/University of Sheffield.


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