NIHR Lecturer (Clinical) in Paediatrics

Liverpool, Merseyside
£32,478 - £57,444 pa
22 Sep 2017
27 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Institute of Translational Medicine

This post provides an exciting opportunity for an individual with relevant
research experience, wishing to pursue a clinical academic career in
Paediatrics, to join an expanding research programme in Child Health,
whilst continuing clinical training at Specialty Registrar level. You should
have (or be about to obtain) a PhD in a relevant area with clinical Paediatric
experience at Specialty Registrar level and able to demonstrate outstanding
potential for development as a clinical academic.

The University of Liverpool has an excellent international track record of medical research for children in partnership with the new Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. The NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer will be based in the Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, located in the Institute of Translational Medicine or the Harris-Wellbeing Preterm Birth Research Centre at Liverpool Women’s Hospital. Child Health is located in the new £25 million ‘Institute in the Park’ on the site of Alder Hey Children’s Hospital and at Liverpool Women’s Hospital.

This unique opportunity allows us to make a major step-change in developing an outstanding new Research, Innovation and Education Facility alongside the new hospital. Within the Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, there is a flourishing research environment,
with an emphasis on the career development of young researchers. Research interests range from translational basic science research (clinical characterisation, immunopathology and therapeutics for severe respiratory viral infections in children, role of the innate and adaptive
immunity in paediatric autoimmune disease, mechanisms of disease
in severe bacterial infection), pharmacogenomics of adverse drug
reactions in children, pharmacokinetics, pharmacovigilance, clinical
trials and systematic reviews.

The post is available for 4 years or until CCT, whichever is sooner. Applicants must have been awarded their PhD by the interview date
and must be in a position to take up the post before the 31 March 2018.

Closing date: 27 October 2017

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