Director of Medical Studies/ Senior Clinical Researcher

Oxford, Oxfordshire
Grade E82: (£76,761 - £103,490) p.a.
27 Jul 2017
01 Sep 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

We are seeking to appoint a new Director of Medical Studies/Senior Clinical
Researcher who will have primary responsibility for the strategic oversight and management of high quality, internationally competitive psychiatry training for undergraduate and postgraduate clinical students. You will conduct a programme of research which fits with the Department’s strategic aims and will provide clinical service within the Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust. The post is held within the Department of Psychiatry at the Warneford Hospital.

This post is full-time (10 programmed activities) and funded for a fixed-term
(5 years in the first instance).

The post provides an exciting opportunity to work in a world-class environment for pursuing academic and clinical interests in psychiatry. The post is hosted by a successful Oxford department that is committed to doing research which benefits patients and training the next generation of clinical academics. You will link closely with the new National Institute for Health Research Oxford Health Biomedical Research Centre, which was awarded in recognition of our internationally-excellent biomedical and early translational (experimental medicine) research and researchers.

Applicants must be medical qualified with MRCPsych and eligible for appointment as a consultant in Psychiatry. Applicants should have a higher degree (MD/PhD), or equivalent research experience, with a proven research track record and the ability to secure independent funding for research. Experience in teaching and assessment is essential, as is a demonstrable commitment to the high quality teaching and support of medical students and postgraduate clinical trainees.

For an informal discussion, please contact Professor John Geddes, Head of
Department, via his PA at – telephone 01865 618202.

Applications are to be made online by clicking on the apply button. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your application.

Closing date: Midday Friday, 1st September 2017.

As an Equal Opportunity employer, we positively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.

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