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NIHR Clinical Lecturer In Primary Care

University College London - Research Department Of Primary Care And Population Health

Location: London
Salary: £44,392 to £50,231 per annum. There is an additional Market Supplement to bring the salary up by between £10,900 - £17,650, inclusive of London Allowance.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 5th April 2019
Closes: 19th May 2019
Job Ref: 1800698

The appointment will be on UCL Grade CL8. The salary range will be £44,392 - £50,231 per annum There is an additional Market Supplement to bring the salary up by between £10,900 – £17,650, inclusive of London Allowance.

This post provides up to four years’ post-doctoral training for a general practitioner who can demonstrate outstanding potential to develop their career as an independent researcher, educator and leader in their chosen field.

The post holder will be expected to:

  • Develop a coherent programme of primary care research within an area relating directly to one of the department’s existing research group themes. Whilst research collaborations with other departments within UCL or externally are encouraged, it is a requirement of the post that the main research supervisor should be based in PCPH       
  • Participate in and lead a range of research activities, including literature review, development of grant proposals, collection of data, presentation of research results at academic conferences and writing of papers for publication in peer-reviewed journals
  • Supervise PhD students, junior clinical academics (e.g. Academic Foundation Year 2 doctors/Academic Clinical Fellows) and Masters students.

The post-holder will also be expected to undertake educational activities that account for around 20% of an fte.  These may be at undergraduate or postgraduate level.  The department teaches in all 6 years of the MBBS programme, offers an integrated BSc in primary health care to medical undergraduates, and short courses and Masters modules as part of the UCL MSc in Population Heath. The post will also involve working with the UCL NIHR School for Primary Care Training lead to develop and support Academic Career pathways within the department.

This post is funded for four years in the first instance but is subject to renewal each year.

Candidates must be registered medical practitioners who have completed GP vocational training, obtained the MRCGP or equivalent and are eligible for the NHS GP Performers List.

Candidates may apply for this post if they have already submitted their PhD/MD thesis at the time of application.  However, successful candidates may not take up their post until their PhD/MD has been fully awarded.  If it will not be awarded until after the 31st March 2020 deadline, then the candidate is ineligible to apply for a 2019 Clinical Lectureship.

Candidates who have already completed one NIHR Clinical Lectureship may not apply for another.

UCL vacancy reference: 1800698      

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

Informal enquiries should be made to Professor Joe Rosenthal ( ) or Dr Fiona Stevenson ( ) If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Ione Karney ( ).  

Closing Date: 19 May 2019

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: 6 June 2019

UCL Taking Action for Equality

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.


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