Senior Lecturer (Honorary Consultant) in Infection

University of Sussex - Department of Global Health and Infection

Permanent/Part time 0.6 FTE
Salary range: Clinical Academic Pay Scales (salary scale link)      
Expected start date: as soon as possible

Applications are invited for a new part-time post of Senior Lecturer in Infection (Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology / Virology) at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS). The post is being offered by BSMS in association with Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust where the successful applicant will hold an honorary consultant contract.

The post will sit within the School’s new Department of Global Health and Infection which has been created in recognition of our academic strength in this area. The Global Health and Infection team also make major contributions to undergraduate and post graduate education at the School. Maintaining the excellence of the student experience at BSMS is at the heart of the School’s Teaching and Learning strategy for its next 10 years. With the introduction of the Teaching Excellence Framework we are focused on maximising teaching quality and student satisfaction.  This new post has been created to help us achieve these aims. In due course the appointee will be expected to raise grant income and participate actively in the research endeavours of BSMS. It is an exciting opportunity for a person with outstanding potential to join our young and rapidly developing clinical academic team

The post is open to suitably qualified specialists in Infectious Diseases, Medical Microbiology and or Virology at consultant level or specialist trainees who are due shortly to receive clinical accreditation within their specialty, with an established academic track record.

The appointee will undertake clinical sessions in the department of Microbiology and Infection at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust and participate in the department’s on-call service at consultant level.

Brighton & Sussex Medical School is a joint venture between the Universities of Brighton and Sussex and received its first medical students in 2003.  Since then it has proved to be exceptionally popular and in recent admissions rounds has continued to achieve one of the highest application rates of any UK medical school

Interested candidates are encouraged to discuss the position informally with Professor Melanie Newport ( and Dr Martin Llewelyn (

For full details and how to apply visit:

The Universities are committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in science, mathematics, medicine and engineering at Sussex and Brighton.

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