Chair / Reader in Stroke Medicine University of Central Lancashire United Kingdom

Chair/Reader in Stroke Medicine
University of Central Lancashire – School of Medicine
Hours: Full time (0.4 UCLan / 0.6 ELHT)
Basis: Indefinite
Grade: Clinical Academic pay scale
Closing Date: 08 April 2018
Interview Date: 01 May 2018

The School of Medicine at the University of Central Lancashire and East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust are seeking to appoint a Clinical Chair/Reader in Stroke Medicine.

The post holder will be expected to lead in the development of research programmes and medical educationwithin the School of Medicine and the Trust in the area of cerebrovascular disease. The post-holder will also be expected to provide consultant level clinical care at the Trust.

Duties will include:

  • Academic Leadership: providing professional leadership in assisting the Head of the School of Medicine in both medical research, teaching and learning, student experience and knowledge transfer within the School and Trust.
  • Research and Scholarship: leading, developing and undertaking high quality programmes of research.Encouraging local, national and international research in close collaboration with all appropriate stakeholders.
  • Teaching: assisting in the teaching of students and junior clinical colleagues, contributing to CPD, outreach and public engagement activities of the School and to activities as an academic member of the School
  • Clinical provision: holding an Honorary Consultant Physician Post with Special Interest with East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, being part of the Stroke pathway MDT and delivering clinical care at consultant level.


Holding Full Registration with the GMC;MRCP; a PhD, MD or similar; and on the Medical Specialist Register, the successful applicant will have a substantial track record of academic, research and educational experience and achievement in addition to an ability to take full and independent responsibility for the clinical care of patients.


Informal enquiries are welcomed – please contact Professor Cathy Jackson, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences and Head of School, via email in the first instance and/or Dr Nick Roberts, Clinical Director for Medicine for the Elderly and Stroke, ELHT on            


Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This University position is based in Preston (with occasional visits to campuses in Burnley and Whitehaven), with Trust commitment at Blackburn and Burnley.


Please apply online via or by contacting Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quoting the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.

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