Chair/Reader in Immunology

Preston, Lancashire (GB)
Grade: Clinical Academic pay scale
24 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
24 May 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

The School of Medicine at the University of Central Lancashire are seeking to appoint a Chair/Reader in Clinical Immunology.

The post holder will be expected to lead in the development of teaching and research programmes within the School of Medicine in the area of Clinical Immunology.

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.
  • 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, contributing to CPD, outreach and public engagement activities of the School and to carry out other activities as an academic member of the School 

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. With an excellent record of building and sustaining relationships with a variety of stakeholders, the successful applicant will have excellent leadership skills and have the ability to operate in a structured, yet complex and challenging environment. As a credible and well-respected individual, the successful applicant will have a sound understanding of key quality and governance issues related to clinical practice, course development and academic leadership. DBS clearance is required for this role.

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

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).

Please apply online; if you cannot apply online please contact Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quote the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form. 

School/Service: School of Medicine
Hours: Part time 0.2 FTE - 14.8 hours per week
Basis: Indefinite
Interview Date: 09 May 2018