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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.


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Specialist Fellow in Endoscopy

Employer: London North West Healthcare NHS Trust
Department: 337 MK004N Endoscopy N.P.H
Location:St Mark's Hospital - London, Harrow
Salary: £28,076 to £39,092 PA

Fixed Term 1 September 2015 to 31 August 2016

An opportunity has arisen for three individuals to gain clinical experience in endoscopy in St Mark's Hospital. The endoscopy unit performs over 20,000 procedures per year in a 6 roomed suite.

Post holders will be expected to be able to perform flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy and OGD (JAG accreditation). The post holders will also have the opportunity to be trained and accredited for BowelScope flexible sigmoidoscopy screening. Research and audit projects are also available.

For further information and/or for an informal visit/discussion please e-mail Dr Adam Haycock: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Research opportunities at St Mark's

Forthcoming: research fellowships (MD / PhD) at St Mark’s available to start in September 2015, some of which are suitable for gastroenterology trainees. St Mark's are likely to advertise these in late March/April. More details available from This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .



Endoscopy Clinical Fellow

Location: University Hospital of North Tees

Job Title: Endoscopy Clinical Fellow

Salary: £30,002 - £47,175

Hours: 40 hours

Contract Type: Fixed Term for 1 year ( possibility to extend to 2/3 years)

Post start: Expected to start September 2015

Disclosure Check: Enhanced


Opportunity: Clinical Fellow in Endoscopy

Location: Based at University Hospital of North Tees

Prime responsibility: To share in the delivery of endoscopic services

Accountable to: Medical Director

Reports to: Trust Lead for Endoscopy & CD Bowel Cancer Screening

Works with: Consultant Colleagues and Nursing Staff

Key tasks:

  • Maintenance of the highest clinical standards in the management of patients
  • To actively participate in both departmental and Trust matters concerning Clinical Governance and audit.
  • To have responsibility for ensuring active participation in continuing medical education (CME)
  • To develop, coordinate & participate in endoscopy-based and bowel cancer screening-related research
  • To assist in the running of endoscopy-related training courses

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