Clinical Lecturer in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

University of Glasgow

Job Purpose

This is a fixed term (up to six years) Clinical Lectureship tenable in the School of Medicine/Research Institutes at the University of Glasgow. Suitable applicants will hold MRCOG and a higher research degree (or due to submit) and will have completed general professional training in Obstetrics & Gynaecology. The successful candidate will be appointed at the level of Specialist Trainee 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.

The post will be based within the School of School of Medicine at the New Lister Building and affiliated to the appropriate Research Institute, but for training and research purposes rotation to other clinical units or departments may be required.

Post-doctoral research training will be the primary focus of the Lectureship and it is anticipated that the individual will apply for external fellowships to facilitate the transition to a career as an independent clinical academic.

Clinical training will be a maintained during the Lectureship in order to ensure the appointee can successfully complete his/her CCT.

Standard Terms & Conditions

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 6 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 (eg 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.

Vacancy ref: 019097, closing date: 22 October 2017.

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