NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in General Surgery or Vascular Surgery

University of Leeds

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Position type:

Full time


£32,569 to £56,394 p.a.

06 Jun 2019
07 Jul 2019

Full details:

Reference number: LEE-MHBCS1081

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 in either General Surgery or Vascular Surgery in the NIHR Research theme Acute Care. 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 ongoing programmes of research in General Surgery (Leeds Institute of Medical Research at St James’s) or Vascular Surgery (Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine) in the School of Medicine.

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 will be located in either the Leeds Institute of Medical Research at St James’s (LIMR) or Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine (LICAMM), University of Leeds and NHS Trust Premises including St James’s University Hospital and Leeds General Infirmary. The successful applicant must be in post by 31 March 2020.

Applications should include the following: A Curriculum Vitae NIHR Supplementary Questions for candidates form - SEE 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:

General SurgeryProfessor David Jayne, Professor of Surgery, Leeds Institute of Medical Research at St James’s, University of Leeds. Email:

Dr Nandan Haldipur, Clinical Speciality Training Programme Director, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, HEE Yorkshire & Humber. Email:

Vascular SurgeryProfessor Julian Scott, Professor of Vascular Surgery, Leeds Vascular Institute, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. Email:

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