Clinical Lecturer in General / Vascular Surgery
University of Leeds Leeds Institute of Medical Research
United Kingdom

NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in General Surgery or Vascular Surgery

Do you want the opportunity to develop your existing academic experience in a supportive and inspirational environment where you can establish your clinical academic career?

Applications are invited for a NIHR Integrated Academic Training Clinical Lecturer post. The post is available for up to four years according to the clinical training needs of the successful candidate to obtain a CC(S)T. You will join the vibrant Integrated Academic Training programme at Leeds which provides a supportive research environment to develop independent, novel research alongside your clinical specialist training leading to full registration and CC(S)T. You will be awarded a training contract with the Regional Postgraduate Deanery at specialist registrar (or equivalent) grade and an honorary contract with the appropriate NHS Trust; you must already be at a minimum level of ST3.

The successful candidate will spend 50% of the appointed period continuing or establishing a new research programme with 50% of the appointed period allocated to appropriate clinical training. There are opportunities to align to current research interests within the Leeds Institute of Medical Research at St James’s (LIMR) or Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine (LICAMM) linked to the NIHR Research Theme in Acute Care. You will undertake internationally regarded research and have the benefit of senior academic support in making grant applications, as well as independent mentoring on career progression. You will also share responsibility for delivering high quality undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes.

You will have submitted your PhD/MD at the time you apply and will provide evidence that you have been fully awarded your degree by the time you take up the post. The post is located in either LIMR (General Surgery) or LICAMM (Vascular Surgery), University of Leeds and NHS Trust premises including St James’s University Hospital and Leeds General Infirmary.

The successful applicant must be in post by 30 June 2021

Applications should include the following:

• A Curriculum Vitae

• A NIHR Supplementary Questions for Candidates form – APPENDIX 4

• A Supporting Statement addressing the academic and clinical person specifications

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Academic Contacts

Professor David Jayne (General Surgery)

Leeds Institute of Medical Research at St James’s, St James’s University Hospital,


Professor Julian Scott (Vascular Surgery)

Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine, University of Leeds


Clinical Training Programme Directors

Mr AB Harikrishnan

General Surgery Clinical Training Programme Director

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds


Mr David Russell

Vascular Surgery Clinical Training Programme Director

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds


Location: Various NHS Trust locations across the region
Faculty/Service: Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute: Leeds Institute of Medical Research (LIMR)
Section: Gastroenterology & Surgical Sciences
Category: Clinical
Grade: Clinical Lecturer
Salary: £33,885 to £58,672 p.a.
Salary awarded depending on trainee's current NHS pay scale and pay protection status under transitional arrangements (£33,885 - £58,672 pa or £38,693 - £49,036)
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed Term (Fixed term for 4 years, or to CCT date (whichever sooner))
Release Date: Friday 09 October 2020
Closing Date: Sunday 08 November 2020
Interview Date: Monday 23 November 2020
Reference: MHLMR1028
Downloads: Appendix 1 Appendix 2a Appendix 2b Appendix 3 Appendix 4


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