||SCREDS Clinical Lecturer in Paediatrics
£33,131 - £49,091
Centre for Reproductive Health
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a Clinical Lectureship in Paediatrics, to be held in the University of Edinburgh’s College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. The post is designed to combine Specialist Training in Paediatrics with enhanced academic and research opportunities which will involve a balance of research, teaching and clinical duties, allowing the successful applicant to establish a successful research foundation.
Candidates must have demonstrated a commitment to a research career through the completion of an initial period of substantive research training, leading to a PhD or MD. The successful applicant will demonstrate a strong research interest in infection research and in training in paediatric infectious diseases.
To take up the post, applicants must hold a National Training Number in Paediatrics, in addition to a PhD or MD.
This post provides outstanding opportunities for combining research and clinical training. The University of Edinburgh has an internationally renowned group of clinical and scientific researchers. The College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine has five major research Institutes, each with more than 500 staff and postgraduates. Each Institute contains 3-5 interrelated Centres led by internationally renowned scientists. The excellence of the University’s Centres is evidenced by prestigious external funding awards including: 4 Medical Research Council (MRC) Centres, 2 British Heart Foundation (BHF) Centres, a Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Centre, an Asthma UK Centre (the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research), a BBSRC Strategically funded institute (The Roslin Institute), an MRC University Unit (Human Genetics Unit) and a World Health Organisation (WHO) Collaborating Centre on Population Health Research and Training.
The appointment will be incorporated into the GMC approved speciality training programme for Paediatrics. Successful applicants will be granted Honorary Specialty Registrar status by NHS Lothian. Clinical training, with some on call commitment, will be provided through the Paediatrics training programme.
Please note that only candidates with an NTN may be appointed to these posts.
This post is available on a fixed term to CCT date plus 6 months.
Prospective candidates wishing to discuss the appointment or to visit should, in the first instance, contact Professor Moira Whyte ([email protected] ).
We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of gender or ethnic group.
Vacancy Ref:042010 Closing Date:14 December 2017
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