NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Primary Health Care

Queen Mary University of London - Blizard Institute

Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is recruiting to a prestigious NIHR Clinical Lectureship in Primary Care.  Barts and the London was ranked 1st in London in the National Student Survey, and 3rd in the UK by the Guardian University Guide 2018, and is placed in the top 7 institutions for primary care, clinical medicine, public health and health services research in the UK 2014 Research Excellence Framework. QMUL is one of the prestigious Russell Group of Universities.

This 4-year post provides an exciting opportunity for academic GPs to develop their careers in a thriving and expanding centre for academic primary care research and population health.  You will split your time between clinical general practice (50%) and academic work (50%) in the Centre for Primary Care and Public Health (CPCPH), currently part of the Blizard Institute at Barts and the London, and undergoing an exciting strategic change into a new population health-focused institute, with other academic groupings, including the Centre for Social and Community Psychiatry (a WHO Collaborating Centre). CPCPH is located in Whitechapel, in the heart of the one of the UK’s most dynamic and diverse populations, with excellent transport connections, soon to include Crossrail.

The postholder will receive tailored support, supervision and training to meet their needs.  Teaching opportunities exist in the thriving teaching programe in CPCPH, including a highly successful range of taught programmes.  CPCPH hosts 12 NIHR-funded Academic Clinical Fellows and 2 NIHR-funded Academic Clinical Lecturers in Primary Care who have an excellent track record of publications and fellowships.

It is hoped that the postholder would work clinically as a GP in one of the CCGs covered by the East London Health and Care Partnership and would contribute to delivering high quality clinical care to the east London population as well as supporting research activity in primary care.  Applications from GPs working elsewhere will be considered.

Duration: 4 years

Start date: 31 March 2018 at the latest.

Salary: £63,733 to £82,616 per annum plus London Allowance of £1470.

Benefits: include 30 days annual leave, benefit pension scheme, interest-free season ticket loan. 

Informal enquiries: Dr Sarah Finer, Clinical Senior Lecturer in Diabetes/ lead for NIHR academic GP trainees ( and Prof Chris Griffiths, Centre Lead, and Professor of General Practice (

Application enquiries:

For further details and to make an application please visit and search for QMUL13293.  The closing date for applications is 9.00am on 18 December 2017.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

The School of Medicine and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.

The School of Medicine holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award.  We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers.  We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support.  As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

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