UCL Institute of Ophthalmology


Clinical or Non-Clinical Research Fellow (PEONY study)

21 July 2023

This position has closed.


About the role

Salary: Candidates with MBBS will be appointed on clinical scale CL7 spine point 1 (£39,454 per annum, including London Allowance), candidates with PhD will be appointed on UCL scale Grade 7 spine point 29 (£39,508 per annum, including London Allowance)

Duration: the post is funded until 31.05.2024

Location: The postholder will be required to work 100% of the time on site

The Clinical or non-clinical Research Fellow will work on the PEONY study with Professor Sobha Sivaprasad at UCL Institute of Ophthalmology /Moorfields Eye Hospital. The study aims to study the genotype correlation with structure function in age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

The successful candidate will be involved in managing the clinical study, performing various ophthalmic tests and investigations including visual function tests and reviewing, process and analysing the collected data and studying genetic risk correlation with structure-function in this disease.

Due to the nature of the role, an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required for this post. Any offer of employment will be subject to a DBS check.

About you

A MBBS or a PhD with excellent ophthalmology skills, a good knowledge of age-related macular degeneration including disease genetics, experience in performing and interpretation of ophthalmic imaging and investigations are essential.

In addition, the candidate should have a strong publication record as lead or co-author in relevant area of research and be highly self-motivated and hard working.

Application Process

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy please contact Professor Sobha Sivaprasad: sobha.sivaprasad@nhs.net. If you have any queries regarding the application process please email: ioo.hr@ucl.ac.uk.

Please ensure you attach your CV and highest academic qualification. In addition, please ensure you provide a personal statement outlining how you meet the criteria to support your application.

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