Lancaster University

Lancaster University

NIHR Clinical Lectureship

United Kingdom

Closing in 50 days

NIHR Clinical Lectureship

Lancaster Medical School Salary: Clinical Academic Pay Scale Closing Date: Friday 24 November 2023 Interview Date: Monday 18 December 2023 Reference: 1034-23

Applications are invited for a NIHR funded integrated academic training clinical lecturer post in Neurology, Public Health Medicine or General Practice at Lancaster Medical School. This post is available for up to four years; according to the clinical training needs of the successful candidate to obtain a CCT. General practitioners (GPs) that have completed their clinical training and obtained a CCT may apply for this post. You will join us on a fixed-term contract lasting a maximum of four years or until completion of clinical training (CCT), whichever is sooner.

You will have the opportunity to undertake internationally regarded research and share responsibility for elements of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes. You will be awarded a training contract with Health Education England North West in the specialist registrar/specialty trainee grade or equivalent and an honorary contract with a relevant NHS Trust.

To be eligible, you must hold (or have submitted) your PhD/MD at the time you apply; and must have been fully awarded your degree by 30 June 2024. You must hold a current National Training Number (NTN) in the relevant specialty and be more than 12 months prior to CCT at time of appointment.

(not relevant for GP candidate)

The research element of the post will be based in the Faculty of Health and Medicine at Lancaster University ~~.~~ The clinical component will be centered around clinical settings in Lancashire and the surrounding area.

You must be able to take up the post by 30 June 2024

Applications must include the following attachments:

  • A Curriculum Vitae
  • NIHR Supplementary Questions for candidates form (attached):
  • Please refer to appendix 2 of this document

    It is expected that the interviews for this post will take place during December. However, in exceptional circumstances, the recruitment schedule could be modified but the candidate must be in post by 30 June 2024.

    Lancaster University is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and has held a Bronze award since 2008. The Faculty of Health and Medicine gained the Silver award in 2013. We are committed to being an inclusive university that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

    General enquiries should be made to Dr Amy Gadoud (Academic Training Programme Director and Consultant in Palliative Medicine), tel: + 44 (0) 1524 592943, email: [email protected] or Beth Whittaker (ICAT Project Manager), email: [email protected]

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    The University provides an environment that strongly supports the

    individual needs of each employee, whilst promoting the importance of wellbeing for all our colleagues. We have a range of support networks available for our employees, and more information on these can be found on the ‘Working at Lancaster' information page.

    We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an

    individual basis. The University recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address all inequality in higher education.

    We warmly welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless

    of their age, religion, gender identity or expression, race, disability or sexual orientation, and are committed to promoting diversity, and equality of opportunity.

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    NIHR Clinical Lectureship


    Lancaster University


    United Kingdom


    September 19, 2023

    Application deadline

    November 24, 2023

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    About the employer

    Established in 1964 by the Royal Charter, Lancaster University is amongst the leading research-intensive universities in the UK. It is among the only 6 collegiate universities in the country and has collaborations with NHS, GCHQ, LEP, CEH, EA, Sunway University, and UFLA, Brazil. Initially, the university was based at St. Leonard's Gate. The campus was moved to Bailrigg in South Lancaster in 1968. The university formerly had four colleges namely Cartmel, County, Lonsdale, and Bowland. Grizedale, Fylde, Furness, Pendle, and Graduate colleges were set up after 1990. Currently, it has 9 colleges that offer a total of 18 research programs.

    The Lancaster University campus occupies a beautiful 560-acre parkland site at Bailrigg, just three miles from Lancaster city center. The Bailrigg campus is home to Lancaster Arts, bringing together our own theatre, art gallery, and concert series. The Nuffield Theatre is one of the largest professional studio theatres in Europe. It hosts public performances of theatre, contemporary dance and live art from some of the best-known and respected companies from the UK and abroad. Each of the 9 colleges has its private residence blocks, administration staff, halls, bars, and Wi-Fi enabled common areas. There are two banks, a bakery, an ice-cream parlor, general stores and supermarkets, a beauty salon, and a post office on the university campus. Lancaster also has Chaplaincy Centre which houses prayer rooms with facilities for different faiths such as Christian, Buddhist, Hindu, Jewish, Islam, and Baha'i. Lancaster University provides university bus services making it convenient for the students and employees to commute. Further, the M6 motorway is only a five minutes' drive from the campus. It takes 10 minutes to drive to the West Coast Main Line that connects the city to London, Scotland, and Manchester.

    The academic structure of the university consists of undergraduate degree programs, postgraduate courses, research, and doctoral level programs. The acclaimed staff of the university guides the students into international level research centered on humanities, business subjects, natural sciences, modern languages, social sciences, and technology. Presently, the university has over 13,000 full-time students enrolled for first and higher degrees. There are 3,027 employees on the university campus including 1,323 faculty members.

    Lancaster University has over 148,000 alumni in more than 180 countries. The university has a notable list of alumni who have gained recognition in their respective disciplines. Emily Fleeshman is a Hollywood actress, famous for her role of Nikki in popular TV show Still Open All Hours. Also, she is the founder of an acting school named ‘The Actors' Lab’ based in Salford. Satnam Rana is a news presenter on BBC. Some other noble laureates of the university are Roger Ashton-Griffiths (actor), Andrew Brooke Miller (Novelist), Catherine Jane Smith (a member of British Labour Party), Lucy Jane Briers (actor), Andy Serkis (actor and director), Bruce Sewell (former counsel of Apple).

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