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NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Rheumatology OR Geriatric Medicine OR Ophthalmology

Applications are invited for a NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Rheumatology OR Geriatric Medicine OR Ophthalmology (ref NIHR Competition 2 Health Needs of Older People).

Please note this post has been awarded with the research theme 'Health Needs of Older People'. The appointee will be expected to develop a research programme in that theme area.

Based on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, this post offers unrivalled opportunity to undertake high quality research within an outstanding academic and clinical environment. Applicants should be medically qualified, have full GMC registration, and an existing NTN/NTN(A) in Rheumatology or Geriatric Medicine or Ophthalmology.

You are required to hold or have submitted a PhD/DPhil/MD at the time of your application, and be of the standing required for an appropriate honorary contract of service with the NHS LETB (specialist trainee/LETB). Candidates who have not submitted their PhD/MD at the time of application will not be considered.

This is a fixed term appointment for a maximum of 4 years or until you obtain CCT (subject to any extension that you apply for and be granted by NIHR, which can be for a maximum of 24 months).

Salary Scales

SpR £35,254pa - £61,042pa

StR £35,858pa - £63,423pa

Nodal £40,257pa - £58,398pa

This is an integrated appointment between the University and relevant NHS Trust/Body and as such requires an Honorary Clinical Contract, which will be issued by the relevant NHS Trust/Body. You should be aware that if your contract with the NHS Trust/Body is terminated your employment with the University will be terminated, and vice versa.

You will require GMC registration, Licence to Practice and Medical Defence Cover for the duration of your appointment.

Informal enquiries about this post for Rheumatology may be directed to Prof Eoin McKinney;

Informal enquiries about this post for Geriatric Medicine may be directed to Dr Elizabeth Warburton;

Informal enquiries about this post for Ophthalmology may be directed to Prof Patrick Yu Wai Man;

The closing date for applications is 28 May 2023, with departmental interviews to take place soon after.

Fixed-term: 4 years.

This appointment requires an Honorary Clinical Contract.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter, CV, and completed additional information form in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please quote reference RA36509 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information

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