Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery Clinical Teaching Fellowship

£30,911 - £48,605
17 Mar 2017
21 Apr 2017
General surgery
Career Level
Trust / Career grade
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

Applications are invited for the posts of Fellow in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary (ARI). This post will run for a period of 6 months commencing on 02/08/2017 until 06/02/2018. The unit has extensive experience in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery, Open Colorectal Resections, procedures for Prolapse, PPH, THD and Modern Pelvic Floor surgery including Sacral Nerve Stimulation. Aberdeen Royal Infirmary has a strong track record in the training of Laparoscopic Surgery. 

There will also be an opportunity to develop skills in Laparoscopic Hernia repair and to be involved in undergraduate teaching, postgraduate courses as well as a research project that could be completed during the fellowship period. 

The Fellow will rotate between two Colorectal Units in ARI, both of which perform Laparoscopic Colorectal resections routinely. The successful candidate will have exceptional hands-on experience, as the main emphasis will be training in theatre.  Participation in the On-Call Rota is expected. The Colorectal Unit has SAC and Post Graduate Approval for 5 STR year 5/6 trainees. The post would be best suited for trainees nearing completion of CCT. 

For informal discussion of the post please contact Ms Lynn Stevenson 01224 559857 ( or Mr Craig Parnaby 01224 553423 (, Ward 502 Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

This post does not have educational approval from the Postgraduate Dean and will not be recognised for training.

Full registration with a licence to practise with the GMC is required. For more information visit

Apply for this post by clicking the apply button and search for the reference number. Closing date: Friday 21st April 2017.