Professor/Honorary Consultant in Diabetes

Professor/Honorary Consultant in Diabetes

University of Leicester

The University of Leicester is seeking a high calibre Clinical Academic with a research profile of national/international standing to conduct and disseminate high quality research in the field of Diabetes Medicine particularly in the field of Type 1 Diabetes and Technology. They will be expected to 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.  The appointee will join the Leicester Diabetes Research Centre, based at Leicester General Hospital.

You will be a contributor 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 you will be required to undertake consultant duties to support the Diabetes Service at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and have the opportunity to take a leading role in the Type 1 Clinical Service. Finally you will play a prominent role in shaping and developing the future of these services.

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The closing date for this post is midnight on 8th March 2020. 




Further Information

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Professor Melanie Davies on

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. The University is ranked within the top 25 UK Universities in all international league tables and we are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff and students. You will develop your career in a supportive and collaborative academic environment in one of the world’s leading research-intensive universities; elite in the excellence of our research, yet distinctive for the genuine synergy between our research and teaching.

In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here. 

Job Details

School name University of Leicester
Job title Professor/Honorary Consultant in Diabetes
Date posted 06/02/2020
Closing date 08/03/2020
Reference Number 1778