ACL in Cardiac Surgery

University of Leicester - Department of Cardiovascular Sciences

Full-time contract available for 4 years or until relinquish NTN whichever is the earlier.

Salary: £31,931-£55,288 pa (for those who were ST3 or above on 2 August 2016) or £46,208pa (for those who were below ST3 on 3 August 2016).

Together our staff and students are discovering innovative ways to change the world for the better and there has never been a more exciting time for you to join us. We are ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide and have an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. We are led by discovery and innovation, with the synergy between research and learning at the core of our activity.

Applicants will be registered medical practitioners holding a licence to practice and an NTN in Cardiac Surgery having achieved an outcome 1 at the most recent ARCP, or have been through national recruitment and be regarded as appointable at ST3 or above in Cardiac Surgery and be able to provide formal evidence of this.

You must have a strong research background in cardiac surgery with research interests complimentary to those in the College and have a higher degree (MD/PhD, or equivalent), or have submitted a higher degree at the time of application with it being awarded prior to commencement. You will be required to produce high level publications and attract external funding.

The posts offer the opportunity for those with excellent potential as clinical academics to complete Specialist Training, further develop their academic skills, and compete for external grant funding.

The Postgraduate Dean has confirmed that this post has the required educational and staffing approval.

Click here for further information about the position.

Informal Enquiries:
Potential candidates are strongly encouraged to contact:
Professor Gavin Murphy, BHF Chair E: and if possible visit the Department.

Other enquiries may be made as follows:

Training Programme Director
Mr Sri Rathinam; E:

Clinical Academic Training Programme
Prof M Bown (Professor in Vascular Surgery and Director of the Clinical Academic Training Programme), E:

Dr Jonathan Barratt (Reader in Renal Medicine and Head of the East Midlands Postgraduate Academic School), E:

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