NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Rheumatology

University of Leeds

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United Kingdom

Position type:

Full time


£31,931 to £55,288 p.a.

13 Oct 2017
09 Nov 2017

Full details:

Reference number: LEE-MHLRM1076

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.  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 Clinical 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 continue or establish a new research programme with opportunities to align to current senior academics’ research programmes including, but not limited to the disease areas Inflammatory Arthritis, Connective Tissue Disease, Non-Inflammatory (OA) disease, and co-morbidity associated with rheumatological diseases. You will undertake internationally regarded research and have the benefit of senior academic support in developing 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 is located in Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine (LIRMM), University of Leeds and NHS Trust Premises across Leeds including St James’s University Hospital, Leeds General Infirmary & Chapel Allerton Hospital. 

The successful applicant must be in post by 31 March 2018


To explore the post further or for any enquiries you may have, please contact:

Professor Ann Morgan, Professor of Molecular Rheumatology, Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist and Athena Swan Lead, LIRMM
Email:, or;      

Professor Maya H Buch, Professor of Rheumatology, Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist and Deputy Director, LIRMM
Tel: +44 (0)113 343 8414, email:


Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine gained the Silver award in 2016.  We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

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