NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Paediatric Dentistry

University of Leeds - Department of Paediatric Dentistry - School of Dentistry

Location: Leeds - Main Campus

Faculty/Service: Faculty of Medicine & Health

Category: Clinical

Contract Type: Fixed Term (Fixed term for 4 years, or to CCT date (whichever is sooner))

Interview Date: Tuesday 17 October 2017

Do you want to develop your research interests and build effective collaborations in the research community? Do you have a clear commitment to creating and delivering an excellent student and patient experience? Do you want to provide excellence in clinical patient delivery?

The primary purpose of this post is to provide a clinical and academic training environment for the Lecturer in Paediatric Dentistry to develop their research portfolio and ultimately establish themselves as an independent researcher together with excellence in their teaching and clinical delivery. The post will equip trainees with the necessary skills, knowledge and experience in Paediatric Dentistry to complete their training to consultant level in Paediatric Dentistry (e.g. Post CCST).

You will possess a PhD or equivalent by the time you take up the post (by 31 March 2018 at the latest). You will need to have completed Pre CCST training and/or be eligible for the specialist list in Paediatric Dentistry as held by the General Dental Council.

You will also need to attend and pass national recruitment benchmarking (which takes place in Birmingham on Thursday 2 November 2017).

The successful applicant must be in post by 31 March 2018.

Applications should include the following:

  • A Supporting Statement addressing the person specifications;
  • A Curriculum Vitae;
  • NIHR Supplementary Questions for candidates form – APPENDIX 1

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Dr Peter Day, Associate Professor& Dental Academic Training Programme Director, Email:


Dr Elizabeth O’Sullivan, Paediatric Dentistry Training Programme Director, Email: Elizabeth.o’


Colette Nicholas, Business Support Officer, Tel: +44 (0)113 343 9263, email:

Further information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Dentistry gained the Bronze award in October 2015. We will be happy to consider job share applications and are committed to flexible working for all our employees

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