Scientist Training Programme – Trainee Clinical Scientist advert (2022)


Salary AfC Band 6 plus location allowance where applicable – 3 year, full time training.

Posts should be due to start in September 2022.


Healthcare science is one of the most exciting and dynamic areas to work in. Join a unique team who are inspired to apply their exceptional scientific knowledge and skills to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease and the rehabilitation of patients.

Excellent training opportunities are offered within the Scientist Training Programme (STP) which is a national postgraduate training programme located in hospitals and health services throughout England. This is a three-year postgraduate programme and successful candidates will be employed by an NHS trust or other healthcare provider for the duration of their training. Trainees are also enrolled for a fully funded part-time vocational master’s degree in their chosen specialty.

Posts are normally available within one of the following areas:

Life Sciences

andrology, clinical biochemistry, clinical bioinformatics genomics, clinical immunology, clinical microbiology, cancer genomics, embryology, genomics, genomic counselling, haematology and transfusion science, histocompatibility and immunogenetics, histopathology

Physical Sciences

clinical engineering, clinical informatics, clinical scientific computing, medical physics (radiation safety and diagnostic radiology, radiotherapy physics, nuclear medicine, imaging with non-ionising radiation) pharmaceutical sciences, reconstructive science

Physiological Sciences

audiology, cardiac science, critical care science, gastrointestinal physiology, neurophysiology, ophthalmic and vision sciences, respiratory and sleep science, urodynamic science, vascular science

Some of the areas may be grouped into themes for application purposes.

Information about applying to the Scientist Training Programme is available and information about the specialties and careers in healthcare science is available on the Health Careers website.

Last updated on 23rd March 2022

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