Clinical Senior Lecturer in Colorectal Surgery

London (Central), London (Greater)
£76,761 - £103,490
14 Jun 2018
15 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary Range: £76,761 - £103,490 p.a. dependant on level of seniority plus £2,162 London Weighting Allowance p.a. 

Chelsea and Westminster and Royal Marsden Hospitals 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Senior Lecturer in Colorectal Surgery. The post is full time, fixed term for 5 years within the Division of Surgery based at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and the Royal Marsden Hospital with an honorary consultant contract held at both Trusts. 

The post holder will use translational research to improve outcomes for patients undergoing surgical treatment of colorectal disease through the transfer of technology into clinical practice. He/she will have opportunities to harness Imperial College’s interdisciplinary research strengths working with clinicians, engineers, designers, and policymakers to create highly innovative solutions. The Division of Surgery has established an effective Clinical Trials Unit which will support the post holder in translation of high quality research into clinical studies. 

The post holder must be a fully qualified Clinical Academic Specialist holding a PhD and with a special interest in Colorectal Cancer and GMC registration; be competent in pelvic exenterative surgery for advanced primary and recurrent colorectal cancer. The post will be 50/50 split between clinical service and research. The post holder will take a leading role in undergraduate clinical education at Chelsea and Westminster will engage with the Department’s postgraduate portfolio as well as supervising postgraduate research students. 

Clinical academic staff are expected to be active and highly respected in clinical practice, in research, publishing in leading journals, attending conferences, teaching and supervising research students and obtaining funding to support their students and research activities. 

The post will involve the usual administrative duties associated with a busy academic and research-active environment and the appointee will be expected to enhance the academic standing of the Department of Surgery and Cancer. 

As this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required for the successful candidate. Further information about the DBS disclosure process can be found at http://www.homeoffi bodies/dbs/ or by telephoning 0870 90 90 811. You may also wish to view the College’s policy statements on the Recruitment and Employment of Ex-Offenders and the Secure Storage, Use, Retention & Disposal of Disclosures and Disclosures and Disclosure Information. 

Imperial College London is supportive of flexible working. The recruiting department are happy to discuss the possibility of implementing such arrangements for this post, with suitably qualified people subject to operational requirements. In line with the Department’s Athena SWAN programme, we particularly welcome female applicants. 

Reference number: MED00562
Closing date: 15 July 2018
Interview date: Third week July 2018 (tbc)

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Committed to equality and valuing diversity, we are also an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and are working in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people. 

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