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Research Audiologist Vacancy, Nottingham UK

Job Reference:                 164-A-16-17958

Employer:                           Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Department:                      Clinical Research Network (CRN)

Location:                              Nottingham, UK

Salary                                    £26,302 – £35,225

Job Type:                             Permanent

Working pattern:             Full Time

Pay Scheme:                      Agenda for change

Pay Band:                            6

Staff Group:                       Healthcare Scientists

Specialty/Function:         Surgery Division – ENT



An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a full time permanent Research Audiologist to join the Clinical Research Network (CRN) to assist with ENT and Audiology studies.

The successful candidate will be involved in:


• Recruiting participants into ENT and Audiology research studies


• Collecting study data from participants.


• Contributing to the day to day running of clinical trials in the CRN portfolio under the guidance of the relevant Chief Investigator or the Principal Investigator


• Providing staff training on audiological research assessments as appropriate.


Candidates should hold a BSc or MSc in a science related discipline such as audiology and have at least 1 year’s clinical audiology experience including clinical assessment and management of people with hearing loss and/or tinnitus. Research experience, including involvement in research studies, would be an advantage. Candidates should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team including networking and building effective relationships. Being able to work autonomously and to a high degree of accuracy is also key.


The NIHR Clinical Research Network is the clinical research delivery arm of the NHS. Operating across England through a national co-ordinating centre and local branches, it provides funding to hospitals and surgeries to pay for research nurses, scans, x-rays and other costs associated with carrying out clinical research in the NHS.


The NIHR Clinical Research Network: East Midlands helps to increase the opportunities for patients to take part in clinical research, ensures that studies are carried out efficiently, and supports the Government’s Strategy for UK Life Sciences by improving the environment for commercial contract clinical research in the NHS in the East Midlands area.


We are passionate about the contribution that clinical research can make to patient care, and work collaboratively with other NHS providers to translate that passion into the effective delivery of studies in the area. We make sure that clinical research occupies the place it deserves in the day-to-day work of the NHS across the East Midlands area. This includes Trusts, primary care organisations and any other qualified providers of NHS services.



Apply online: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/9b63811c2e7d0a841be3b3f24c143997/?vac_ref=914347043


Closing Date:      09/10/2016


Informal enquiries can be made to Vicenta Rose, Email: vicenta.rose@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Telephone: +44(0)115 8232608



Kind regards,


Dr Helen Henshaw

Senior Research Fellow

National Institute for Health Research Nottingham Hearing Biomedical Research Unit

Ropewalk House, 113 The Ropewalk, Nottingham, NG1 5DU

t: +44 (0)115 823 2606 (direct) | t: +44 (0)115 823 2600 (reception) | w: www.hearing.nihr.ac.uk


Working days: Monday - Wednesday




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