Professor of Gastroenterology

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
£78,304 - £105,570 per annum
23 Aug 2017
27 Sep 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Professor of Gastroenterology within the School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition and the Clinical Department of Gastroenterology.

The principal objective for this senior appointment is to establish a research team, make internal and external collaborations, provide clinical research leadership and enable translational research in partnership with laboratory or health services or economics research staff.  Applications are welcome from candidates who will strengthen priority areas within the School. Applicants working in colonic cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, nutrition or whose work has synergies with the Rowett Institute ( are particularly welcome. 

The successful applicant will be expected to have an international profile in Gastroenterology translational research and clinical expertise in one of the above defined areas. S/he will have a proven track record in obtaining research funding from charities, research councils or pharma industry, and delivering clinical trials and a translational programme as well as high impact publications. Full GMC registration and a Higher Degree, PhD or equivalent is essential.

A contribution to the teaching portfolio associated with Gastroenterology is required at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  The appointment will carry honorary consultant status, with appropriate clinical duties undertaken with NHS Grampian.

Salary: £78,304 - £105,570 per annum.

Informal enquiry please contact Professor Steven Heys, (Tel: 01224 437968 or email:

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The closing date: 27 September 2017.

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