NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Old Age Psychiatry

The Brighton and Sussex Medical School - Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Department of Neuroscience

Applications are invited for NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Old Age Psychiatry at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS). The post is awarded by the NIHR to BSMS in association with Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex and Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust where the successful applicant will hold an honorary contract. They form part of the NIHR Integrated Training Pathway, further details of which can be found on the NIHR TCC website https://www.nihr.ac.uk/about-us/how-we-are-managed/managing-centres/about-the-trainees-coordinating-centre.htm.

BSMS hosts a successful clinical academic programme delivered in partnership with local NHS Trusts providing integrated training for clinical academic trainees. Over the four years the postholder, in discussion with the training committees and academic supervisors, will be able to undertake clinical duties in order to complete their clinical training. The clinical post is supernumerary for training flexibility. The postholder will be expected to spend 50% of her/his time (averaged over four years) on clinical duties and 50% on research. The appointment will be for a fixed term of up to four years. The appointment will end after four years or six months after completion of CCT, whichever is earlier.

The appointee will undertake clinical sessions in Psychiatry within Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex in conjunction with Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. She/he will hold an honorary NHS contract with Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. From an academic perspective, this post will be based in the Centre for Dementia Studies within the Department of Neuroscience at BSMS. The postholder will have the opportunity to progress and develop their own research independence under guidance and supervision.

Interested candidates are encouraged to discuss the position informally with Professor Sube Banerjee, Professor of Dementia s.banerjee@bsms.ac.uk.

For full details and how to apply visit: 

www.sussex.ac.uk/jobs  
www.brighton.ac.uk/jobs 
www.bsms.ac.uk

We are committed to equality of opportunity

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in science and engineering at Sussex.

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