Clinical Senior Lecturer in Peaditric Neurology/ Neuromuscular Disorders

University College London - Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

To complement and strengthen the existing clinical and academic expertise in pathogenesis, management and development of treatments for childhood neuromuscular disorders, the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity and UCL are establishing this new position to help support the current expertise within the Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre programme of Paediatric Neuromuscular Research.

This new role is expected to contribute to the clinical characterization of patients referred to the Centre and to the translational research activities, take a leadership position in ongoing clinical trial activities, and to develop further original areas of research for these life-threatening conditions.

The post holder will be expected to develop a research programme to attract significant awards from major funders including Research Councils and/or charities which would be published research in high quality peer review journals and presented through international and national scholarly forums and media relevant to the discipline and disseminated to users (including policymakers) in order to obtain and promote maximal impact from research and to ensure knowledge transfer.

The post holder would hold an honorary consultant contract in paediatric neurology/ neuromuscular disorders at GOSH; participating in the delivery of paediatric neuromuscular clinical care including participating to the multidisciplinary team meetings, and to outpatient clinics. 

It is expected that the candidate will be a competitive clinical academic who will be in the position for an external senior investigator award during the first five years of appointment. Candidates must hold a PhD or MD, MBBS or equivalent, and be eligible for GMC Registration.

The appointment will be on UCL Grade Clinical Senior Lecturer (Consultant). The salary range will be The post holder will be appointed at an appropriate point on the Clinical Senior Lecturer scale , inclusive of London Allowance.

UCL vacancy reference: 1711009       

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

Informal enquiries should be made to Professor Francesco Muntoni (f.muntoni@ucl.ac.uk ; +44 207 905 2111) or Professor Rosalind Smyth (ich.director@ucl.ac.uk ; +44 207 905 2189). If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Madhur Sharma on ich.hr@ucl.ac.uk

Interview Date: TBC

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