Chair in Child Health/Honorary Consultant in Paediatrics

University of Leicester - College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology

Ref: MBP02002

The University of Leicester is seeking a high calibre Clinician Scientist with a research profile of international standing to carry out, disseminate and obtain funding for high quality research in the field of child health, collaborating with and supervising others in producing innovative research with a major influence on the discipline, in line with and making a significant contribution to the College's research and teaching strategies.

This is a leadership role in line with the Department and College’s learning and teaching and research strategies. You will be a contributor to the University’s REF return, or equivalent; be a significant research income generator, and supervise a team of clinical and non-clinical postgraduate and undergraduate researchers.

In addition you will be required to undertake consultant duties to support the paediatric service within University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, contributing to direct clinical service delivery within the acute paediatric services depending on your skills, knowledge and expertise. Finally you will play a prominent role in shaping and developing the future of these services.

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Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Professor Nigel Brunskill on

The closing date for this post is midnight on 25 September 2017.

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