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BSG Opportunities

Vice-President (Endoscopy)

The Vice-President Endoscopy is a senior role in the Society with a seat on key committees such as Council, Executive and the Strategy Group. The role also encompasses chairing BSG Endoscopy and providing leadership to the Society's largest section, including reviewing guidelines and representing endoscopy at senior external meetings. It is a busy role and it is envisaged that the role will take up around 15-18 hours a month on average. The post is for two years. For more information or a job description please contact the BSG President, Dr Ian Forgacs ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ). To apply, please email a short CV and a cover letter to the BSG interim Chief Executive, Richard Gardner ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by Friday 24th April 2015. Interviews will be held at the end of April and the successful candidate will take up the role following the DDF meeting in June.


Chair, BSG Research Committee

Professor John McLaughlin will step down as Chair of the Research Committee following the DDF Meeting in June 2015 and we are seeking a replacement. The role will involve advising Council on strategic directions in research and liaising with Core and other grant giving organisations to promote the encouragement of research activity by members of the Society. This is a senior role in the Society and the postholder will be a member of the Executive, of Council and the Strategy Group. Further details are available from Julie Solomon ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) to whom applications should be sent by Friday 24th April 2015. Interviews will be held at the end of April and the successful candidate will take up the role following the DDF meeting in June. Applicants should send their CV along with a letter expressing why they're interested in the role, what they would bring to it and whether they’ve discussed the time commitment with their Trust.


BSG Secretary

The role of BSG Secretary is a long established role in the Society and has been held by a number of illustrious individuals. It is an important role in the Society with the postholder sitting on Executive, Council and Strategy Group. Over time the role has changed and now involves less administrative duties on behalf of the Society. The role does now involve more involvement with the Annual Meeting and the DDF meetings when held. The major responsibility is held by the Senior Secretary into which post the Secretary would move after two years to serve a second two year term, meaning a 4-year commitment in total. In the first two years the Secretary will support and work closely with the Senior Secretary. The BSG is supported by an excellent Professional Conference Organiser with whom the postholder will work closely. The secretary will work closely with the incoming senior secretary, Jayne Eaden Edwards. The secretary role is for two years and the post-holder will then become senior secretary for a further two years For more information, a job description or to apply please contact the BSG President, Dr Ian Forgacs ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) by Friday 24th April 2015 with a short CV and cover letter. Interviews will be held during April and the successful candidate will take up the role following the DDF meeting in June.


Clinical Research Fellow

Centre for Tumour Biology, Barts Cancer Institute and St Mark's Hospital

Applications are sought for a Clinical Research Fellow to study the clonal evolution of cancer in polyposis syndromes. The successful applicant will be a clinical trainee in gastroenterology or colorectal surgery, wishing to undertake a PhD. The research will be based in the Centre for Tumour Biology, Barts Cancer Institute, within the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London, and at St Mark's Hospital, Northwick Park, Harrow.

Informal enquiries about this post, including arrangements to visit the Institute/Centre, can be made to Dr Trevor Graham (email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ), or to Prof Sue Clark at St Mark's (email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).

Closing date: 20 April 2015

See BMJ jobs research/university section or http://www.hr.qmul.ac.uk/jobs/items/151356.html


Research Fellows, St Mark’s Hospital

Recruiter: London North West Healthcare NHS Trust
Location: Harrow, London (Greater)
Salary: £30,002 to £47,175 pa
Job Reference: 337-REC8501

Commencing October 2015 for two years the post will provide night time medical cover for surgical patients at Central Middlesex Hospital, combined with a research project at St. Mark's Hospital. The post is suitable for trainees in both gastroenterology and surgery.

The night time cover at CMH is presently on a 1:5 rota and the salary is unbanded.

For more information please contact: Professor Susan Clark, or Nesta Dutton, on: tel. 020 8235 4003.