Clinical Lecturer in Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£80,253 - £108,200 per annum.
11 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
08 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date: 08/02/2021
Salary: £80,253 - £108,200 per annum.
Job category/type: Academic

We are recruiting for a Clinical Lecturer in Maternal and Fetal Medicine who will strengthen the clinical academic base of maternal and fetal medicine within the Centre for Public Health, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences at Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) and the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust (BHSCT). The Clinical Lecturer will provide leadership in the delivery and integration of education and research between colleagues in the Trust and University and with students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. 

  The Clinical Lecturer will undertake research in line with the School’s research strategy and work closely with academic and clinical colleagues to develop a strong translational research programme.  The successful candidate will attract grant funding, publish in high quality journals and supervise PhD and MD students and clinical research fellows.   The post holder will contribute to undergraduate medical student teaching and assessment with particular emphasis on maternal and fetal medicine/ obstetrics and participate in School postgraduate programmes. 

The Clinical Lecturer will hold an Honorary Consultant contract in BHSCT and will participate in the clinical and research governance framework of the Trust and comply with all legislation relating to the handling and storage of human tissues.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Primary Medical Degree and Higher degree (PhD, MD or equivalent)
  • Full Registration with the GMC
  • Post registration qualification (Membership of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology or equivalent).
  • Entry on the GMC Specialist Register via
    • CCT in Obstetrics (proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of interview)
    • CESR or European Community Rights
  • RCOG Subspecialty accreditation in Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • Research experience at postdoctoral level in a relevant field
  • Relevant teaching experience at University Level.
  • Experience in Obstetrics
  • Clinical experience in relevant speciality and evidence of progression appropriate to career stage.
  • Experience in the management of clinical service in the relevant specialty.

The School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences is part of the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences.  The School has the perfect balance of world-class teaching resources and internationally recognised research infrastructure and comprises of three education and three research centres.

The Centre for Public (CPH) Health is one of three research Centres in the School and is committed to identifying the epidemiological and genetic risk factors that are important for the health of the individual and of the population and developing screening and interventions to reduce the burden of chronic diseases in the future.  CPH aims to advance the health of the public at a regional, national and international level, by increasing knowledge and influencing clinical and public health practice and policy.

Queen’s University Belfast is a driver of innovation and talent based on excellence. Throughout the University, our academics collaborate across disciplines and with outside agencies and institutions on projects of world significance. We are connected and networked with strategic partnerships across the world, helping us to expand our impact on wider society locally, nationally and globally. The University is committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best global talent within an environment that enables them to realise their full potential.

We are a leader in gender equality and diversity, and are one of the UK’s most successful universities in the Athena SWAN initiative, which promotes gender equality and career progression. The University holds an Athena SWAN silver award and the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences holds an Athena SWAN Gold award in recognition of our commitment and success in addressing gender equality, representation, progression and success for all our staff.

We are ranked 1st in the UK for Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (Innovate UK), 9th in the UK for University facilities (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018) and 14th in the UK for research quality (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019).

Based in Belfast, a modern capital city, our beautiful campus is surrounded by abundant acres of parkland and is renowned as one of the safest and most affordable cities in the UK. There is an excellent range of local Schools from pre-nursery upwards and we are immensely proud of what our city and our University will offer you.

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link on our website by clicking apply.  You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria when you submit your application. For further information or assistance contact Resourcing Team via email on resourcing@qub.ac.uk

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all. However, our employment monitoring data tells us that individuals from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people with a disability and those who identify as LGBT+ are currently under-represented at the University. Also Protestants are currently under-represented in this category of work. As such, we particularly welcome applications from these individuals.

As you may be aware, Queen’s is recognised as one of the most diverse organisations in Northern Ireland. We are committed to ensuring our workplace is a safe, welcoming and inclusive place to work, which is why we subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, Diversity Charter Mark NI and Athena SWAN.

It is also why we have established award winning Staff Networks such as PRISM and iRise. These networks provide an opportunity for staff to meet in a friendly, informal way to support each other.  More details on all our networks can be found here.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Bernadette McGuinness via email to B.McGuinness@qub.ac.uk.

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