NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Bristol, United Kingdom
May 23, 2020
End of advertisement period
Jun 21, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Job number ACAD104572
Division/School Bristol Medical School
Contract type Annually Renewable
Working pattern Full time
Salary We will mirror the successful applicants NHS pay and progression including transitional pay arrangement.
Closing date for applications 21-Jun-2020

The University of Bristol and the Severn Deanery have been awarded an NIHR Clinical Lecturer (CL) post in Cardiothoracic Surgery to be taken up by 1st August 2020.

The primary objectives of this four-year lectureship programme are for the CL to develop their own postdoctoral research programme and to achieve the final competencies required for the third and final level of higher clinical specialist training. The post holder will be employed by the University of Bristol and hold an honorary clinical contract with University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust (UH Bristol).

The successful applicant will split their time 50:50 between clinical training in Cardiothoracic Surgery and academic work at the University of Bristol as a part of the Bristol Heart Institute. Within the sessions at the University, the main activity will be research although involvement in teaching will also be expected. Time will be divided into blocks of clinical or academic work as is most appropriate especially for the research the appointee plans to pursue.

The applicant will have completed core surgical training and be the holder of a National Training Number (NTN) in cardiothoracic surgery. Applicants should have completed, or at least have had their viva for, a higher research degree (PhD or MD or equivalent) by the time of interview.

For informal queries please contact Professors Umberto Benedetto and Gianni D Angelini

Tel: 0117 3423145


We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.