Clinical Senior Lecturer in Rheumatology

University of Glasgow - RI Infection, Immunity & Inflammation

Job Purpose

This is a new Clinical Senior Lecturer post within the Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation at the University of Glasgow. The postholder will have direct responsibility for developing research programmes bridging the activities and interests of the rheumatology research community in the Institute and wider College.

Rheumatology research in the University compasses basic, translational and clinical science. It hosts the Arthritis Research UK Centre of Excellence for Rheumatoid Arthritis Pathogenesis. The Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation is part of the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences. The Institute contains scientists and clinical investigators of global repute and include geneticists, molecular and cell biologists, biochemists, immunologists, bacteriologists, virologists, parasitologists, pathologists and clinical investigators. This expertise is supported by state of the art basic science technology. The College in turn provides outstanding clinical research facilities and recently opened the Imaging Centre of Excellence that offers superb imaging capacity including 7T MRI on a direct hospital site.

The successful candidate will be expected to be in possession of (or within 6 months of) a CCT (or equivalent) in Rheumatology. Given the nature of the post the appointee will be expected to have a strong track record in both clinical or translational research.

Standard Terms & Conditions

An appropriate honorary contract will be applied for from NHS Lanarkshire. This is most likely to be at consultant level with an associated salary from £78,304 per annum

Further payments may be made by the NHS for clinical activity e.g. a clinical EPA, Discretionary Points, Merit Award and/or Availability Supplement, if eligible.

The successful candidate will be free to undertake consultancy work subject to the conditions laid down by the University Court.

The post for which you are applying is considered ‘registered work’ in terms of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Act. It requires the successful applicant to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member 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 PVG Scheme membership. Further information is available at:

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.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding this scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of superannuation benefits.

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 (e.g. contractual and financial) in accordance with the University Court's policies.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity

Vacancy Ref: 020688, closing date: 25 March 2018

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