Clinical Lecturer Care of the Elderly Medicine      

Belfast (City/Town)
£76,761 to 103,491
18 Feb 2019
20 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Medicine, Dentistry & Biomedical Sciences (MDBS)

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 3,700 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.

The Centre for Public Health (CPH) sits within the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences (MDBS) at Queen’s University Belfast.  

The Centre aims to advance the health of the public at a regional, national and international level, by increasing knowledge and influencing clinical and public health practice and policy.

The Clinical Lecturer in Care of the Elderly Medicine will strengthen the clinical academic base of Care of the Elderly within the Centre for Public Health, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences at Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) and the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust (BHSCT). The successful candidate will undertake research in line with the School’s research strategy, teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level, contribute to School’s administration/outreach activity and to deliver and enhance clinical service.

The clinical element of this post will provide subspecialist interest in the field of dementia and memory services and in addition will provide acute Geriatric care within the Acute Care at Home Team (ACAH) providing acute elderly care services to patients in their own homes.

The successful Clinical Lecturer in Care of the Elderly Medicine will have: 

  • Primary Medical Degree 
  • Higher degree (PhD, MD or equivalent).
  • Full Registration with the GMC.
  • Post registration qualification (Membership of the Royal College of Physicians or equivalent). 
  • Entry on the GMC Specialist Register via
  1. CCT in Geriatric Medicine (proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of interview)
  2. CESR or European Community Rights
  • Research experience at postdoctoral level in a relevant field
  • Relevant teaching experience at University Level.
  • Care of the Elderly Medicine
  • Clinical experience in relevant speciality and evidence of progression appropriate to career stage.
  • Experience in the management of clinical service in the relevant specialty.

Further information about the Centre can be found at 

Anticipated interview date: Friday 12 April 2019


Closing date:   Wednesday 20 March 2019

Apply online by clicking the apply button. For further information or assistance contact Human Resources, Queen’s University Belfast BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability.

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