Senior Clinical Lecturer in Rheumatology

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
£78,304-£105,570 per annum
21 Jun 2018
16 Sep 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

The School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition are intending to further enhance Rheumatology research in Aberdeen within its research programmes. The successful candidate will join the Aberdeen Centre for Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Health which has research strengths in the areas of Regenerative Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Services Research. An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Rheumatology, based within the Institute of Applied Health Sciences, with a strong research background in mechanistic research, observational studies or clinical trials, who wishes to pursue an academic career in the specialty to join the team at this exciting time.

Funded jointly by the University and NHS Grampian, this substantive post is aimed at individuals at Consultant level within Rheumatology. The appointee will be accorded NHS Honorary Consultant status as appropriate and will contribute to the clinical work of the NHS Department. 

The appointee, who will be based within the epidemiology research programme. Is expected to develop a portfolio of translational research which complements existing areas of strength within ACAMH.  She/he will also participate as appropriate in teaching programmes at both undergraduate (MBChB programme) and postgraduate levels.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the salary scale for Staff Honorary Consultant Contracts salary scale (£78,304-£105,570 per annum) with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and a 3 year probation period.

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Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa.  As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of financial maintenance and competency in English. Please do not hesitate to contact Miss Natalie Reid, Human Resources Adviser (, for further information on this.

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact Professor Steve Heys, Head of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition (Telephone: 01224 437968 or e-mail: or Dr Nicola Alcorn, Clinical Lead Rheumatology (Telephone: 01224559926 or e-mail: Alternatively to apply, please click the apply button.

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Professor Heys or Dr Alcorn.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 16 September 2018