Clinical Research Fellows


The Cancer Research UK Glasgow Centre and the Beatson Institute are engaged in a programme of world-class science directed towards understanding aspects of cancer cell growth, motility and survival, and leukaemia stem cells with a view to developing novel diagnostic and therapeutic strategies. We welcome applications from dynamic and highly motivated clinicians in training (oncologists, haemato-oncologists, surgeons or pathologists) with GMC registration and membership of the relevant Royal College (such as MRCP, MRCS or MRCPath), good clinical and communication skills as well as an aptitude for research to apply for a clinical research training post leading to a higher degree.

Posts are normally available for three years and the salary will be set according to clinical experience, likely to be at ST1 to ST3 level or ST4/5 for haematology trainees. Under justified circumstances, there is the possibility of extension of the fellowship for a fourth year, which may be relevant to facilitate re-entry into clinical training. Successful applicants will normally be employed by the University of Glasgow. The clinical research fellowship is designed to provide training for future academic clinicians in cancer research, and the successful candidates will be exposed to a wide range of cancer research skills and state-of-the-art technologies. The project and supervisor will be determined based on the applicant’s interests and expertise. Appropriate honorary status will be sought from relevant clinical units within NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

Informal enquiries or applications comprising a statement of relevant knowledge, skills and experience, a full CV and addresses of two academic referees should be sent to Dr Jackie Beesley, Senior Research Manager (email: or to specific supervisors.

Future projects will be listed in due course.