Unestablished post at the level of University Lecturer / Honorary Consultant (Locum)

University of Cambridge - Department of Medicine

Applications are invited for an unestablished post at the level of University Lecturer / Honorary Consultant (Locum) in the Department of Medicine at the University of Cambridge (http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/). This locum post for 12 months based at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Addenbrooke's Hospital) and Papworth Hospital, which provide facilities and opportunities for a wide range of cardiological subspecialties. In 2017-18 Papworth Hospital is planning to move to a new 300 bed purpose-built hospital with an adjacent Heart and Lung Research Institute on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, forming one of the largest biomedical campuses in Europe.

This post represents an excellent opportunity for an individual to pursue a career in Academic Cardiovascular Medicine, in an internationally renowned unit with excellent clinical and basic science research facilities across both hospitals (http://www-falcon.csx.cam.ac.uk/site/CARDIORI).

The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine (http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/divisions-and-research-groups/cardiovascular-medicine) has particular expertise in vascular biology, cardiovascular stem cell biology, invasive and non-invasive cardiovascular imaging, and heart failure, with site-wide strengths in inflammation/immunity and cardiovascular epidemiology/population sciences and genomics. Cambridge has a BHF Centre of Excellence, and (in partnership with Oxford) a BHF Centre for Regenerative Medicine. We also undertake clinical research as part of the NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre (http://cambridge-brc.org.uk/cardiovascular) and direct a BHF 4-year PhD programme in Cardiovascular Research (http://www.cardiovascular.cam.ac.uk/students/prospective/phd-bhfcardio).

The post has significant protected time to develop a research programme within a highly supportive and collaborative environment whilst undertaking subspecialty clinical duties. The Lecturer will also contribute to undergraduate teaching.

This appointment requires an Honorary Clinical Contract.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/11729. This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter, CV and list of publications, in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Informal enquiries about this post can be directed to Professor Martin Bennett, mrb@mole.bio.cam.ac.uk and Professor Ken Smith, Head Department of Medicine (hodmed@medschl.cam.ac.uk).

Please quote reference RC10365 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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