Academic Clinical Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Leicester, Leicestershire
12 Jun 2018
06 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

College of Life Sciences

Salary details:  CLEC scale (dependent on whether you were ST3 and above, or below ST3 on 2 August 2016)

Contract details:  Full-time fixed term contract available for 4 years, or until relinquish NTN, whichever is the earlier.

About the role

With research in Gynae-Oncology, Gynaecology or Obstetrics, this posts offer the opportunity for those with excellent potential as clinical academics to complete Specialist Training, further develop their academic skills, and compete for external grant funding. The scheme is intended to develop the lecturer into an independent principal investigator who is able to secure grant funding and to apply competitively for a Senior Lectureship or a Senior Research Fellowship in the future. Candidates with an interest in gynaecology oncological research, including robotic surgery research, are particularly encouraged to apply.  

The Postgraduate Dean has confirmed that this post has the required educational and staffing approval.

About you

You will be a registered medical practitioner holding a licence to practice and an NTN in Obstetrics and Gynaecology having achieved an outcome 1 at the most recent ARCP, or have been through national recruitment and be regarded as appointable at ST3 or above in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and be able to provide formal evidence of this.

You must have a strong research background with research interests complimentary to those in the College and have a higher degree (MD/PhD, or equivalent), or have submitted a higher degree at the time of application with it being awarded prior to commencement. You will be required to produce high level publications and attract external funding.  Applicants with a research interest in Gynaecological Cancer research, focused on developing personalized cancer treatment, are particularly encouraged to apply.

Additional information 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 because the appointee will have substantial access to young people and/or vulnerable adults. Therefore, an appointment to this post will be subject to checking and appropriate clearance through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The successful applicant for this post will, therefore, be required to give consent for the University to check with the DBS for the existence and content of any criminal record in the form of an Enhanced. Disclosure. Information received from the DBS and the police will be kept in strict confidence and will be destroyed once the University is satisfied in this regard.

Closing Date: 06 Jul 2018 

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