NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Primary Medical Care

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Job Description

This four-year NIHR Academic Clinical Lectureship (ACL) post in General Practice follows our successful application for NIHR ACL post to undertake research in the theme of ’ Older Adults with cancer and complex co-morbidities’ at The Medical School at The University of Sheffield. The ACL will have access to the support and national training opportunities of the prestigious UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC)/ Modernising Medical Careers (MMC) integrated academic training pathway as a member of the NIHR Academy.

Further details of the UKCRC/MMC integrated academic training pathway can be found at:

The post represents an exciting opportunity to combine clinical practice with a programme of post-doctoral research in the primary care of older adults with cancer and complex co-morbidities, providing 50% academic time to complement a 50% WTE post in General Practice in South Yorkshire. The academic unit can support the candidate in finding a supportive clinical environment to undertake their supernumerary clinical work. There are a number of South Yorkshire practices with academic links who are happy to host this supernumerary clinical work.

You will have evidence of academic achievement and will hold a primary medical degree and a MD / PhD or equivalent. You will have MRCGP or equivalent and will have completed your specialist training in General Practice. You should also have GMC full registration at the time of appointment and hold a current licence to practice.

The post is ideally suited to individuals wishing to build an academic career in General Practice, and in particular those who have already undertaken research and who now wish to continue to develop their academic work.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

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