2012 Clinical Research Training Fellowship in Medicine and Dentistry at University of Bristol, UK

Applications are invited for a clinical research training fellowship in dementia and cognition at the University of Bristol. This is a new post developed through the collaboration of the University of Bristol, North Bristol NHS Trust and Bristol Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia charity, BRACE. The post offers the opportunity for cognition and dementia research training for one year in the first instance with funding for up to three years (PhD or MD) subject to good progress in the first year. The primary supervisor will be Dr E Coulthard, Consultant Senior Lecturer in Dementia Neurology, and the post will involve participation in clinical trials. In addition, there will be the opportunity to develop imaging, cognitive or pathological studies in dementia and cognition under the co-supervision of or in collaboration with one or more other researchers including Dr Rafal Bogacz (computational mathematician), Professor Risto Kauppinen (Professor of MR imaging, Clinical Research and Imaging Centre, Bristol), Professor Seth Love (neuropathology), Dr Pat Kehoe (molecular epidemiology and genetics) or Dr Kit Playdell-Pearce (psychologist with expertise in EEG and behavioural testing).

• Completion of foundation training • Recent experience of and familiarity with UK hospital systems and practices. • Full GMC registration • MRCP or equivalent • Good written communication skills. Evidence of the ability to communicate with patients, colleagues and staff at all levels.

Scholarship Deadline: 21 Feb 2012

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