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NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Histopathology

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.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 Clinical 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 continue or establish a new research programme with opportunities to align to current staff members’ research interests including, but not limited to lower and upper GI, Breast, digital or molecular pathology. 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 is located in Pathology and tumour biology, University of Leeds and NHS Trust Premises across Leeds including St James’s University Hospital.

The successful applicant must be in post by 31 March 2018

Applications should include the following: 

  • A Curriculum Vitae
  • NIHR Supplementary Questions for candidates form - SEE APPENDIX 2
  • A Supporting Statement addressing the academic and clinical person specifications 

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 gained the Silver award in 2016.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.

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

Professor Phil Quirke, Academic Supervisor, Professor of Pathology, Head of Section of Pathology and Tumour Biology, Wellcome Trust Brenner Building, St James’s University Hospital, University of Leeds, Tel: +44 (0)113 343 8408 email:

Dr Aruna Chakrabarty, Clinical Speciality Training Programme DirectorHistopathology, Department of Pathology, St James’s University Hospital, Leeds, Email: 

Location:  Various NHS Trust locations across the region
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  Leeds Institute of Cancer & Pathology (LICAP)
Section:  Pathology & Tumour Biology
Category:  Clinical
Grade:  Clinical Lecturer
Salary:  £31,931 to £55,288 p.a.
An appointment may be made in line with the new junior doctor contract where applicable
Working Time:  full time
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (Available for up to 4 years or to CCT date (whichever is sooner))
Closing Date:  Monday 01 January 2018
Interview Date:  Wednesday 17 January 2018
Reference:  MHCAP1127
Downloads:  Candidate Brief   Academic Person Spec   Supplementary Questions   Histopathology Curriculum   Histopathology - additional info  

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

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