NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in General Practice, Paediatrics or Obs and Gynae

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7077353 (Ref.No. MHIHS1271)
Posted: April 16, 2021

Job Description

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 to obtain a CCT for candidates in Obstetrics and Gynaecology or Paediatrics and available for four years for General Practice candidates who are post-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 or clinical practice. Clinical training will lead to full registration and CCT and you will be awarded a training contract with the Regional Postgraduate Deanery at specialist registrar (or equivalent) grade and an honorary contract with the appropriate NHS Trust; you must already be at a minimum 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 or practice. There are opportunities to align to current research interests within the Leeds Institute of Health Sciences (LIHS) for General Practice or the Leeds Institute of Medical Research at St James’s for Obstetrics and Gynaecology or Paediatrics. 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 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 Leeds Institute of Health Sciences or the Leeds Institute of Medical Research at St James’s, University of Leeds and NHS Trust premises (including St James’s University Hospital and Leeds General Infirmary) or General Practice, the location of which is negotiable. 

The successful applicant must be in post by 30 June 2021 

Applications should include the following: 

•    A Curriculum Vitae 

•    A NIHR Supplementary Questions for Candidates form – 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:

Academic Contacts 

General Practice:

Prof Suzanne Richards, Professor of Primary Care Research, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Leeds.


Obstetrics and Gynaecology:

Mr Nigel Simpson, Senior Lecturer, University of Leeds, Academic Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Clarendon Wing, Leeds General Infirmary.



Prof Adam Glazer, Professor of Paediatric Oncology and Late Effects Medicine. Leeds Institute of Medical Research at St James’s, University of Leeds.


Clinical Training Programme Directors

Obstetrics and Gynaecology:

Padma Munjuluri Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and Training Programme Director (West) Health Education, Yorkshire and Humber 



Dr Kay Tyerman, Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist and Clinical Training Programme Director, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS foundation Trust. 


Location:  Various NHS Trust locations across the region
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  Leeds Institute of Health Sciences (LIHS)
Section:  Academic Unit of Primary Care
Category:  Clinical
Grade:  Clinical Lecturer
Salary:  £49,036 to £88,358 p.a.
Salary awarded depending on trainee's current NHS pay scale and pay protection status under transitional arrangements (£33,885 - £58,672 pa or £38,693 - £49,036)
Working Time:  100% fte
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (Fixed term for 4 years, or to CCT date (whichever sooner))
Release Date:  Thursday 15 April 2021
Closing Date:  Thursday 13 May 2021
Reference:  MHIHS1271

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