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Senior Clinical Research Fellow in Rehabilitation Medicine / Honorary Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine

Are you an experienced Clinical Researcher with proven abilities to deliver high quality research in Rehabilitation Medicine within an internationally recognised centre of excellence? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience and developing education programmes in a leading University? If so, we have the ideal opportunity for you.

This is an exciting new post, working across the School of Medicine’s Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine (LIRMM), Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust.

You will run a programme of high quality research focusing on the development and delivery of translational research in Rehabilitation Medicine as part of LIRMM working closely with the NIHR Leeds Biomedical Research Centre. There will be opportunities for research in collaboration with teams of basic scientists and engineers working in this area.

You will also join an established clinical team, delivering clinical care to patients in the National Demonstration Centre for Rehabilitation at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and the Community Neurological Rehabilitation Service in Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust. In addition, you will contribute to the applied clinical research within the NHS Trusts.

You should have a record of successful research and publications together with demonstratable administrative and teaching skills. Qualifications and a special interest in neurological rehabilitation or another clinical area within Rehabilitation Medicine are essential. Candidates will be expected to have experience in rehabilitation medicine research, hold the MRCP or equivalent and be included on the GMC’s Specialist Register for Rehabilitation Medicine (or within 6 months of doing so).  

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

Professor Rory O’Connor, Charterhouse Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 0671, Email: R.J.O’Connor@leeds.ac.uk

Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine holds the Gold award. We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

Location:  Various NHS Trust locations across the region
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  Leeds Institute of Rheumatic & Musculoskeletal Medicine (LIRMM)
Section:  Section of Rehabilitation Medicine
Category:  Clinical
Grade:  New Consultant Scale
Salary:  £79,860 to £107,668 p.a.
Working Time:  100% Full time equivalent
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (Fixed term until 30 June 2023)
Release Date:  Wednesday 04 December 2019
Closing Date:  Friday 10 January 2020
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  MHLRM1126
Downloads:  Candidate Brief   Additional Information  
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