NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Renal Medicine, Cardiology or General Practice

Leicester, Leicestershire
CLEC Scale
03 Sep 2018
17 Sep 2018
Career Level
Academic (other)
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Department: College of Life Sciences
Salary details: CLEC Scale
Location: Leicester
Vacancy terms: 4 years or until relinquishment of NTN, whichever is the earlier; the appointee must commence in post prior to 30 March 2019
Hours per week: 40
Vacancy ID: 340

About the role

The post offers the opportunity for those with excellent potential as clinical academics to further develop their academic skills, produce high level publications, compete and attract external grant funding and progress 50% clinical training or undertake 50% GP practice work. 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.

About you

Cardiology and Renal Medicine applicants will be required to already hold an NTN in the specific specialty 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 and be able to provide formal written evidence of this.

General Practice applicants must have completed Specialist training in General Practice and be on the GMC GP register, although exceptional candidates who will have completed before 30 March 2019 may be considered.

You must have a strong research background in your clinical speciality 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 before 30 March 2019.

Additional information

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. We are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff and students. Our strength is built on the talent of our scholars, drawn to us by a mutual passion for discovery. We seek to embed an adventurous and entrepreneurial spirit into our research culture, and to create an environment in which both disciplinary excellence and interdisciplinarity thrive.

In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme, a generous annual leave allowance and an online portal that offers a range of lifestyle benefits and discounts. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here.

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

Informal Enquiries

Potential candidates are strongly encouraged to contact:


See website for details of academic contacts

Prof Andre Ng, Training Programme Director,

Renal Medicine:

Professor Jonathan Barratt, Mayer Professor in Renal Medicine,

Dr Robert Preston, Training Programme Director,

General Practice:

Professor Andy Wilson,

Professor Kamlesh Khunti,

Professor Umesh Kadam,

Dr Chris Williams,

Clinical Academic Training Programme:

Prof Matthew Bown, Director of the Clinical Academic Training Programme and Professor in Vascular Surgery,

Professor Jonathan Barratt, Head of the East Midlands Postgraduate Academic School,

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.

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