Professor or Associate Professor (Clinical) in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry/Honorary Consultant 

Leicester, Leicestershire
22 Nov 2018
28 Jan 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: College of Life Sciences

Salary: Competitive 

40 hours per week - full-time - permanent

About the role

The University in collaboration with Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust ( is seeking to appoint to this high profile role.  

You will lead a programme of research, teaching and health interventions to improve child and adolescent mental health and well-being by discovering new ways to treat and cure mental health problems occurring within children and adolescents.

Acting as an ambassador for the University and Trust, you will further raise the external profile of research in Leicester, contributing to the excellence of teaching, enterprise and leadership.

The clinical duties will be determined by the appointees experience and preference for the clinical area of work in the Trust.

About you

You will hold an MD or PhD and demonstrate your leadership skills in delivering teaching excellence, impact and a successful track record of high quality, competitive research. You will make a major contribution to the University that is re-imagining its future and to children’s mental health across the East Midlands. If you share, are inspired by this and have similar ambitions we would love to hear from you.

Additional information

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. 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.

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.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to:

University: Professor Kevin Harris, 
LPT: Dr Alvina Ali,

To apply, please click the apply button.

Closing date: midnight on: 28 January 2019.

We anticipate that interviews will be held on 21st February 2019.