NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in General Practice

University of Leeds - Leeds Institute of Health Sciences (LIHS)

Do you want the opportunity to develop your existing academic experience in a supportive and inspirational environment where you can establish your clinical academic career?

Applications are invited for an NIHR Integrated Academic Training Clinical Lecturer post. The post is available for up to four years. You will join the vibrant Integrated Clinical Academic Training programme at Leeds which provides a supportive research environment to develop independent, novel research alongside your general practice post

The successful candidate will continue or establish a new research programme with opportunities to align to current staff members’ research interests including, but not limited to primary care oncology, the health and wellbeing of older people and implementation science. You will undertake internationally regarded research and have the benefit of senior academic support in making grant applications, as well as independent mentoring on career progression. You will also share responsibility for delivering high quality undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes.

You will hold (or have submitted) your PhD/MD at the time you apply; and will provide evidence that you have been fully awarded your degree by the time you take up the post. The post will be located in Leeds Institute of Health Sciences (LIHS), University of Leeds and a general practice, the location of which is negotiable.  

The successful applicant must be in post by 31 March 2018  

Applications should include the following:

  • A Curriculum Vitae
  • NIHR Supplementary Questions for candidates form - SEE APPENDIX 2
  • A Supporting Statement addressing the academic and clinical person specifications 

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

Professor Robbie Foy, Professor of Primary Care, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds
Tel: +44 (0)113 343 0837, email:


Professor Richard Neal, Professor of Primary Care Oncology, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds
Tel: +44 (0)113 343 6905, 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 Medicine gained the Silver award in 2016.  We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees

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