Specialist Clinical Research optometrist

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Location: Optometry Department, Oxford Eye Hospital, Oxford, OX3 9DU

Salary: £31383 - 41373

Role: Hospital optometrist

Contract type: Full time

Recruiter name: Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Closing date:

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust seeks a Specialist Clinical Research optometrist

Specialist Clinical Research optometrist

We are looking for a candidate with a good BSc (Hons) degree in Optometry with ideally at least I year post qualification experience. Previous clinical research experience is an advantage but not essential. Full training will be given.

The post is funded by a grant from the Oxford Biomedical Research Centre (BRC). It gives a rare opportunity to work as part of the dynamic clinical research team at the Oxford Eye Hospital. Trials involve the innovative gene therapy research programme for patients with inherited retinal disease and cataract research programmes. Your role would be to carry out optometric tests including specialist refractions, advance field mapping, microperimetry, in depth colour vision testing and other innovative tests.

You will be encouraged to attend relevant academic conferences as part of your role. There will be opportunity to develop your research skills and, for the right candidate, this could progress in the future to a career track in clinical research.

This may be a full time or part-time post. Part-time would suit a candidate who prefers to maintain their private practice work alongside their clinical research role.

Salary: £31,383 to £41,373 per annum.

Oxford is a beautiful city with excellent cultural, educational and recreational facilities. Generous relocation costs available if required. Travel allowance for conference presentations. Please apply through NHS Jobs on the website.

Email address: Patsy.Terry@ouh.nhs.uk

Closing date 21st December and interview in early January.