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FSEM/RCR Fellow in FSEM

Applications are invited to provide a post CCT Fellowship opportunity in Sport and Exercise Medicine. The Fellowship is supported by an educational grant of £50,000 from GE Healthcare.

The Fellowship will start from May 2013 but no later than 1st September 2013 for a period of 12 months either on a full-time or part-time basis depending on the provision of funding by the successful host organisation.

Host organisations must be able to demonstrate an active program of Sport and Exercise Medicine research exercise medicine research and be in a position to provide appropriate academic and clinical supervision. The Fellowship proposal must be able to demonstrate that the Fellowship will enhance knowledge of the role of musculoskeletal imaging in Sport and Exercise Medicine. Preferential status will be afforded to host organisations that are able to confirm gap funding of £20,000 to support a fulltime Fellowship.

Electronic applications should be formatted under the following headings and submitted to Yvonne Gilbert no later than Friday 30th November 2012.

Background Information about the Host Organisation

o To include full details of the clinical, research and education facilities available to the Fellow that will support the Fellowship

2. Objectives of Fellowship- Clearly documented clinical, educational and research objectives of the Fellowship and where applicable mapped to key performance indicators.

3. Personal Specification for Applicant

4. Proposed Job Plan for Fellow

5. Details of Academic & Clinical Supervisors

A FSEM committee will assess all applications during December 20L2 and the successfuhl host will be notified by end of January 2013.

The recruitment of the Fellow will thereafter be devolved to the successful Fellowship institution with FSEM representation in the interview panel.

The successful applicant will hold a fixed term contract with the successful institution who will be responsible for administration of the salary indemnity, appraisal and clinical governance of the Fellow.

Funding for the Fellowship salary and on-costs would pass directly to the appointing institution from GE Healthcare. The Fellow will have a named academic supervisor and clinical superviso. The host institution will agree performance indicators for the research, educational, and clinical aspects of the Fellowship. The Fellow will be responsible for the production of a Fellowship report to be presented to the FSEM at its AGM. The successful Fellow should meet the following personal specification requirements:

Essential

Full GMC registration,

At the time of commencement of the Fellowship the candidate must be on the specialist register as a specialist in Sport and Exercise Medicine (SEM) and/or completed CCT in SEM awarded no earlier than 3 years before commencement of the Fellowship,

Proficient in IT and computing skills,

Experience in performing clinical audit and service evaluation,

Demonstrate understanding of Clinical Governance,

Demonstrate understanding of ‘Good Medical Practice’,

Excellent communication skills,

Skills appropriate to working within and where appropriate leading a multidisciplinary team,

Medical indemnity cover

Desirable

Proven track record of research and publication,

Experience of teaching medical students and contributing to undergraduate education programmes,

Experience of contributing to multidisciplinary postgraduate education,

Experience of contributing to higher specialist medical training in SEM