Clinical Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology (fixed term)

Clinical Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology (fixed term)

University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham seeks applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor (Clinical Lecturer) in Ophthalmology. A clinical lectureship in Ophthalmology provides advanced integrated academic and clinical training for those pursuing a career in Ophthalmology. The post will have a strong research commitment in Ophthalmology research. You will, therefore, develop your research and academic skills, selecting a research supervisor and research project around your interests in Ophthalmology and undertake research. You will become a member of the well-developed Clinical Academic Training Programme in the School of Medicine, University of Nottingham ( The programme provides support in clinical academic training, with research funding applications, networking and mentorship.

This post is intended for applicants already having received doctoral level training and have been awarded a PhD/MD by research. You will spend 50% of your time in Ophthalmology research and academic training at the University of Nottingham, with 50% of the time consolidating your clinical experience in Ophthalmology. 10% of time in post (split between clinical and academic components) will be spent delivering undergraduate or postgraduate taught course teaching. You would be expected to develop plans for a post-doctoral or clinician scientist award which may shorten the lectureship. The post does not attract its own National Training Number (NTN) but existing NTN holders with more than one year (full-time equivalent) to CCT and who have already been awarded a PhD/MD by research may be eligible for the award of an NTN(A). This should be discussed with the Directors of the Clinical Academic Training Programme (

This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for a period of 4 years (if full-time or up to a maximum of 6 years if part-time, pro-rata) or until award of Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT), whichever is the shorter. Hours of work are full time or part time (minimum 0.6FTE).

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Dua, Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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Job Details

School name University of Nottingham
Job title Clinical Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology (fixed term)
Date posted 24/05/2021
Closing date 23/06/2021
Reference Number MED183221