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Research Post

Individual Placement Description
Placement Research
Programme S12
Year F2
Region South-East
Main Duties of Placement

Research placement: to undertake a defined research project leading to an output, based in a research team. Projects may be lab-based, data analysis, writing a systematic review etc.

Typical Work Pattern

9-5 days, but posts will differ depending on research project needs.

Likely to involve some clinical out-of-hours work with the associated pay banding. The appropriate Unit Induction will be provided for OOH duties.

Learning Opportunities

Undertaking a research project providing novel skills. AFY may have the opportunity to attend seminars, group meetings etc. depending on research project. 


Should attend the local mandatory weekly F2 clinical teaching. There may be additional teaching opportunities related to specific projects.

Unique Selling Points

Opportunity to undertake research projects with world-leading academics across the university. May be lab-based, data analysis etc. but all should include learning novel skills.

Employer Information
It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.

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