University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Old Age Psychiatry or Clinical Radiology or Neurology

NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Old Age Psychiatry or Clinical Radiology or


Applications are invited for a NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Old Age Psychiatry (Department of Psychiatry) or Clinical Radiology (Department of Radiology) or Neurology (Department of Clinical Neurosciences).

Please note this post has been awarded with the research theme 'Dementia'. The appointee will be expected to develop a research programme in that theme area.

Based on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, this post offers unrivalled opportunity to undertake high quality research within an outstanding academic and clinical environment. Applicants should be medically qualified, have full GMC registration, and are required to hold a current National Training Number NTN/NTN(A) in General Psychiatry or Clinical Radiology or Neurology.

If a number is not held, candidates will need to clinically benchmark to be able to take up the post. Clinical benchmarking can be achieved through application for specialty training within the national recruitment window where the minimal appointable score must be achieved. Candidates are responsible for ensuring that their clinical application is submitted within the appropriate recruitment round to ensure that you are benchmarked before the date that the post needs to commence.

You are required to hold or have submitted a PhD/DPhil/MD at the time of your application, and be of the standing required for an appropriate honorary contract of service with the NHS LETB (specialist trainee/LETB). Candidates who have not submitted their PhD/MD at the time of application will not be considered.

This is a fixed term appointment for a maximum of 4 years or until you obtain CCT (subject to any extension that you apply for and be granted by NIHR, which can be for a maximum of 24 months).

Salary Scales

£39,260pa - £68,478pa StR

£43,923pa - £63,152pa Nodal (ST3 and above)

This appointment requires an Honorary Clinical Contract. This is an integrated appointment between the University and relevant NHS Trust / Body. You will therefore also be issued with an Honorary Clinical Consultant Contract by the NHS Trust / Body. You should be aware that if your contract with the NHS Trust / Body is terminated your employment with the University will be terminated, and vice versa.

You will require GMC registration, Licence to Practice and Medical Defence Cover for the duration of your appointment.

Fixed-term: 4 years.

This appointment requires an Honorary Clinical Contract.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter, CV and completed Additional Information Form in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference RA40924 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information
  • Additional Information Form
  • Further Particulars - Neurology
  • Further Particulars - Radiology
  • Further Particulars - Old Age Psychiatry
  • Department/Location

    Office of the School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge Biomedical Campus








    25 March 2024

    Closing date

    22 April 2024

    Job details


    NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Old Age Psychiatry or Clinical Radiology or Neurology


    University of Cambridge


    United Kingdom


    March 26, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 22, 2024

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