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NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in General Surgery or Vascular Surgery

Do you want the opportunity to develop your existing academic experience in a supportive and inspirational environment where you can establish your clinical academic career?

Applications are invited for a NIHR Integrated Academic Training Clinical Lecturer post in either General Surgery or Vascular Surgery in the NIHR Research theme Acute Care. The post is available for up to four years according to the clinical training needs of the successful candidate to obtain a CCT. You will join the vibrant Integrated Academic Training programme at Leeds which provides a supportive research environment to develop independent, novel research alongside your clinical specialist training leading to full registration within the specialty programme and CCT. You will be awarded a training contract with the Regional Postgraduate Dean in the specialist registrar/specialty trainee grade (or equivalent), an honorary contract with the appropriate NHS Trust and you must already be at a minimum level of ST3.

The successful candidate will spend 50% of the appointed period continuing or establishing a new research programme with 50% of the appointed period allocated to appropriate clinical training. There are opportunities to align to current research interests within ongoing programmes of research in General Surgery (Leeds Institute of Medical Research at St James’s) or Vascular Surgery (Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine) in the School of Medicine. You will undertake internationally regarded research and have the benefit of senior academic support in making grant applications, as well as independent mentoring on career progression. You will also share responsibility for delivering high quality undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes.

You will hold (or have submitted) your PhD/MD at the time you apply and will provide evidence that you have been fully awarded your degree by the time you take up the post. The post will be located in either the Leeds Institute of Medical Research at St James’s (LIMR) or Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine (LICAMM), University of Leeds and NHS Trust Premises including St James’s University Hospital and Leeds General Infirmary.

The successful applicant must be in post by 31 March 2020 

Applications should include the following: 

  • A Curriculum Vitae 

  • NIHR Supplementary Questions for candidates form - SEE APPENDIX 4 

  • A Supporting Statement addressing the academic and clinical person specifications 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

General Surgery

Professor David Jayne, Professor of Surgery, Leeds Institute of Medical Research at St James’s, University of Leeds


Mr Nandan Haldipur, General Surgery Training Programme Director, Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, HEE Yorkshire & Humber.


Vascular Surgery

Professor Julian Scott, Professor of Vascular Surgery, Leeds Vascular Institute, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.


Mr Marco Baroni, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Clinical Training Programme Director Vascular Surgery, HEE Yorkshire & Humber.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  Leeds Institute of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences (LIBACS)
Section:  Section of Translational Anaesthetic & Surgical Sciences
Category:  Clinical
Grade:  Clinical Lecturer
Salary:  £32,569 to £56,394 p.a.
Salary awarded depending on trainee’s current NHS pay scale and pay protection status under transitional arrangements (£32,569 - £56,394 p.a. or £37,191 - £47,132 p.a.)
Working Time:  Full time
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (Fixed term for 4 years, or to CCT date (whichever is sooner))
Release Date:  Wednesday 05 June 2019
Closing Date:  Sunday 07 July 2019
Reference:  MHBCS1081
Downloads:  Candidate Brief   Appendix 1   Appendix 2A   Appendix 2B   Appendix 3   Appendix 4  

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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