NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery OR Anaesthetics

Leeds, United Kingdom
£33,221 to £57,522 p.a.
Dec 04, 2019
End of advertisement period
Jan 06, 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

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 CCT. 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 within the specialty programme and CCT. You will be awarded a training contract with the Regional Postgraduate Dean in the specialist registrar/specialty trainee grade (or equivalent), an honorary contract with the appropriate NHS Trust and 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) to ongoing programmes of research in anaesthetics or within the Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine (LIRMM) in trauma and orthopaedic surgery related research. 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 hold (or 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 Leeds Institute of Medical Research at St James’s (LIMR) or Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine (LIRMM), University of Leeds and NHS Trust Premises including St James’s University Hospital, Leeds General Infirmary and Chapel Allerton Hospital.

The successful applicant must be in post by 31 March 2020 

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:


Professor Phil Hopkins, Professor of Anaesthesia, Leeds Institute of Medical Research at St James’s, University of Leeds


Dr Susan Walwyn, Clinical Speciality Training Programme Director, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds


Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery

Professor Hemant Pandit, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine, Chapel Allerton Hospital, University of Leeds.


Professor Peter Giannoudis, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine, Leeds General Infirmary, University of Leeds.


Dr Paul Harwood, Deputy Clinical Training Programme Director (North) Trauma & Orthopaedics HEEY&H


Location:     Various NHS Trust locations across the region
Faculty/Service:     Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:     Leeds Institute of Medical Research (LIMR)
Section:     Molecular Medicine
Category:     Clinical
Grade:     Clinical Lecturer
Salary:     £33,221 to £57,522 p.a.
Salary awarded depending on trainee’s current NHS pay scale and pay protection status under transitional arrangements (£33,221 - £57,522 p.a. or £37,935 - £48,075 p.a.
Post Type:     Full Time
Contract Type:     Fixed Term (Fixed term for 4 years, or to CCT date (whichever is sooner))
Release Date:     Tuesday 26 November 2019
Closing Date:     Monday 06 January 2020
Interview Date:     Friday 31 January 2020
Downloads:     Candidate Brief   Appendix 1   Appendix 2A   Appendix 2B   Appendix 3   Appendix 4

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