Consultant in Adult Neurosurgery (skullbase)

Oxford, Oxfordshire
09 Aug 2019
08 Sep 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited to apply for the above substantive consultant post in the Department of Neurosurgery based at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford. This is an existing and established post vacated following the previous post-holder’s retirement.

The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country and enjoys a national reputation for the quality of its services in healthcare. The Trust is comprised of four hospitals:  The John Radcliffe Hospital including the Children’s Hospital, Churchill Hospital, and the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre are all situated in Headington, Oxford. The Horton General Hospital is in Banbury.

The successful applicant will join a team of 13 substantive Adult Neurosurgery Consultants. The post-holder’s commitments will combine routine care of emergency and elective neurosurgical patients as well as specialist work in both skullbase tumours, including endoscopic skullbase surgery, and potentially vascular surgery, depending on the interests and experience of the candidate. Appropriate administrative support will be provided to support this post.

Our neurosurgery department has a dynamic and vibrant training programme. In addition, the applicant will be involved in teaching both under and post-graduates, and training neurosurgery specialist trainees. Close clinical ties with our paediatric neurosurgery colleagues exist, and teaching/audit is done jointly with the paediatric neurosurgery service.

Applicants should possess full neurosurgical training (to FRCS or equivalent), and subspecialty fellowship level training in skull base surgery.  Applicants should also either be on the Specialist Register for neurosurgery or be a Specialist Registrar within six months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT at the time of interview.

Candidates are highly recommended to visit and are invited to contact Mr Simon Cudlip, Clinical Lead for Neurosurgery, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, The John Radcliffe (email: or Dr Ursula Schulz, Clinical Director for Neurosciences (

To apply and gain further details of the post, please click the apply button. Closing date: 8 September 2019.