Clinical Lecturer

University of Glasgow - RI Cancer Sciences

Job Purpose
This is a fixed term (up to six years) Clinical Lectureship tenable in the Institute of Cancer Sciences. Suitable applicants will hold MRCP (UK)/or equivalent and will be undertaking general professional training in Clinical Oncology. The successful candidate will be appointed at the level of Specialist/Specialty Registrar and will enter the West of Scotland Higher Specialty Training Programme.

Applicants must already have a national training number at the time of taking up the post.

Clinical training in Clinical Oncology will be a major focus of the Lectureship in order to ensure the appointee can successfully complete his/her CCT.

Other specialist academic, research and clinical training opportunities are available within the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre and the Institute of Cancer Sciences. Potential research areas include technical radiotherapy, molecular oncology, radiobiology and radiotherapy-drug combinations. Excellent infrastructure for both pre-clinical and clinical research is available.

Standard Terms & Conditions
Salary will be on the Clinical Lecturer scale £33,131- £58,598 per annum. This post will carry an additional entitlement depending on "on-call" responsibilities. This banding payment is paid under a separate arrangement with the NHS for which the University acts as paymaster only.

This is a fixed term (up to 7 years) Clinical Lectureship in Surgery and will end within 6 years or within 6 months of completion of CCT, whichever comes sooner. This post is justifiably fixed-term, as a training post, under the Fixed-term Employees (prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2002.

An honorary contract at Specialist/Specialty Registrar level will be applied for to the NHS.

Relocation assistance may be provided where appropriate.

The successful applicant (if aged under 60) will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits. It may be possible, if the relevant NHS Superannuation Scheme Criteria are met, for appointees to remain in the NHS Superannuation Scheme while in this post.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University's relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court's policies.

The post for which you are applying is considered to be a child care position in terms of The Protection of Children (Scotland) Act 2003. It requires the successful applicant to undergo a satisfactory Disclosure check through Disclosure Scotland prior to appointment. This check is necessary to ensure that the University of Glasgow fulfils its legal duties under the Act.

If you are successful in your application, the offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure Report. The University will make a Disclosure application to Disclosure Scotland which will reveal any past criminal convictions (spent or unspent) or inclusion on the Disqualified From Working with Children List. Any non-conviction information held locally by the police may also be disclosed should this be considered relevant to the position.

Please note it is a criminal offence to apply for a child care position if you are on the Disqualified From Working with Children List.

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