NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Medical Oncology or Obstetrics and Gynaecology or Rheumatology

Country: United Kingdom;

City: Leeds

Vacancy added: 27.09.2019

Employer: University of Leeds

Resumes due: 24.10.2019


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 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 the Leeds Institute of Medical Research at St James’s (LIMR) to ongoing programmes of research in medical oncology or obstetrics and gynaecology or within the Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine (LIRMM) in rheumatology related research. 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 Leeds Institute of Medical Research at St James’s (LIMR) or Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine (LIRMM), University of Leeds and NHS Trust Premises including St James’s University Hospital, Leeds General Infirmary and Chapel Allerton Hospital.


The successful applicant must be in post by 31 March 2020


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


Medical Oncology

Dr Dan Stark, Associate Professor of Cancer Medicine, Leeds Institute of Medical Research at St James’s, University of Leeds



Dr Satinder Jagdev, Clinical Speciality Training Programme Director, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds



Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Dr Nigel Simpson, Senior Clinical Lecturer in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Leeds Institute of Medical Research at St James’s, University of Leeds, Email:


Dr Padma Munjuluri Training Programme Director (West) Health Education, Yorkshire and Humber Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Bradford Royal Infirmary, Email:



Professor Philip Conaghan, Professor of Musculoskeletal Medicine and Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist, LIRMM, University of Leeds, Email: 


Dr Shouvik Dass, Consultant Rheumatologist, Lead Clinician for Rheumatology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. Joint Clinical Training Programme Director for Rheumatology, West/East Yorkshire, Email:

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