Clinical Professor / Reader / Senior Lecturer in Intensive Care Medicine

London (Central), London (Greater)
12 Sep 2018
11 Oct 2018
Career Level
Lecturer, Professor

William Harvey Research Institute

Critical Care & Perioperative Medicine Research group

Clinical Professor / Reader / Senior Lecturer in Intensive Care Medicine

Applications are invited for a Clinical Professor / Reader / Senior Lecturer in Intensive Care Medicine at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).  The post will be based in the Critical Care and Perioperative Medicine Research Group led by the Professor of Intensive Care Medicine, Rupert Pearse. It will include an honorary clinical contract with Barts Health NHS Trust to undertake clinical work in intensive care medicine at the Royal London Hospital.

The group leads a number of research projects conducted across east London as well as large multi-centre studies throughout the United Kingdom and worldwide. Research interests include improving outcomes following major surgery, critical illness, polytrauma and acute kidney injury. This is a replacement post which will underpin the development of a world leading research programme by actively contributing to our existing research and developing complementary research themes. We are particularly interested in applicants seeking to apply our existing methodological strengths in pragmatic trials, big data and other forms of applied healthcare research.

Barts Health is a leading tertiary referral centre for neurosciences, trauma, cardiovascular disease, vascular, renal, hepato-biliary medicine and surgery. The successful candidate will join a team of consultants running one of four intensive care units within the Trust. Our clinical research is primarily led from embedded research space at the Royal London Hospital, whilst our translational and laboratory research is based at the QMUL campus in Charterhouse Square. Applications are welcome from doctors in any specialty with appropriate training and qualifications in intensive care medicine (anaesthetists, physicians, surgeons or emergency medicine doctors).

This is a full time position with a salary range dependent on the position the successful candidate is appointed to (Professor, Reader, and Senior Lecturer) and their experience. Benefits include 30 days annual leave plus four College closure days, NHS pension scheme, interest-free season ticket loan and childcare vouchers scheme. The position will be for a five year term in the first instance, renewable subject to further external funding.

Candidates are required to be on the GMC Specialist Register or be within six months of obtaining an appropriate certificate of completion of training at the time of interview. In addition, candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Rupert Pearse, Professor of Intensive Care Medicine by contacting Jan Whalley:, 020 3594 0351.

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The closing date for applications is 11th October 2018.

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