Clinical/Non-Clinical Assistant Professor in Public Health (Fixed-Term)

University of Nottingham - Primary Care

Location: University Park

Salary: Clinical Assistant Professor: £31,931 - £55,288 per annum. Assistant Professor: £34,956 - £46,924 per annum (pro rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

Interview Date: Monday 25 September 2017

Applications are invited for the above post based in the Division of Primary Care, University of Nottingham. The Division of Primary Care is one of the foremost primary care centres in the UK, with 82% of our research judged as world-leading or internationally excellent in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. We are a multi-disciplinary unit of over 130 people, including practising GPs, Public Health Specialists, other health professionals, psychologists, statisticians, research and support staff. The Division is also a member of the NIHR School for Primary Care Research.

As a future leader in academic Public Health, the successful candidate will be responsible for establishing their own research profile, closely aligned with the department’s existing research interests, whilst completing their specialty training in Public Health, leading to award of CCT. Research interests in the department include injury epidemiology and prevention, applied genetics and ethnicity, biobehavioural health, medicine safety and effective healthcare, smoking in pregnancy and primary care epidemiology.

Duties will include 50% academic (research and a small amount of teaching) and 50% service public health work (in placements within the East Midlands region). 

Candidates will already have passed the assessment centre for entry to the Public Health training scheme and will have completed Part A MFPH (essential). They will have a strong commitment to research in public health and epidemiology, with previous research experience, and will either hold a higher degree (PhD or MD) or be willing to work towards one.

This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for a period of 4 years (full time, up to 6 years 0.6 wte minimum part time) or until CCT, whichever is soonest. The candidate will also participate in the public health network’s on-call rota for health protection once they have achieved sufficient competency. This is a one in nine rota, including prospective cover which currently attracts a Band 1C supplement for out of hours work.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Elizabeth Orton, or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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