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Associate Professor/Honorary Consultant in Gastroenterology

Associate Professor/Honorary Consultant in Gastroenterology

University of Leicester

Location: University Hospitals of Northamptonshire
Department: Health Sciences
Vacancy terms: Full-time, Permanent
Salary details: Clinical at Consultant
Hours per week: 40
Advert closes midnight on:
12 Dec 2021
About the role

Following the launch of the new University Hospitals of Northamptonshire NHS Group (, we are seeking a high calibre clinician scientist, possessing full GMC registration and a licence to practice in Gastroenterology to undertake academic and clinical delivery (5 PAs academic and 5 PAs clinical).

Applicants should have a high quality research profile and will further build their strong research and publication profiles, both nationally and internationally, to enhance impact activity and contribute to the improvement of the lives of patients. Appointees will collaborate with and supervise others in producing innovative research with a major influence on the discipline and making a significant contribution to the College's research and teaching strategies.   Appointees will be contributors to the University’s REF return, or equivalent; be a significant generator of research income and supervise a team of clinical and non-clinical postgraduate and undergraduate researchers.

In addition, appointees will be required to deliver consultant clinical duties to support the clinical service at University Hospitals of Northamptonshire NHS Group (Kettering) and will play a prominent role in shaping and developing the future of these services.  A new Academic Strategy is in place supporting our academic ambitions for the future and our partnership with University of Leicester.

Further Information

Additional information

This role is Pending Royal College approval.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to:

  • SAPPHIRE (Social Science Applied to Healthcare Improvement Research) - Professor Carolyn Tarrant on
  • Cancer Research - Professor Anne Thomas on
  • Kettering Hospital - Dr Ajay Verma on

The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community.

We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

Job Details

School name University of Leicester
Job title Associate Professor/Honorary Consultant in Gastroenterology
Date posted 16/11/2021
Closing date 12/12/2021
Reference Number 4051
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