Human Development and Health
Location: Southampton General Hospital
Salary: £35,155 to £62,179 Pro rata per annum
Full Time Fixed Term for four years or part time for 6 years
Closing Date: Monday 14 June 2021
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Based at University Hospital Southampton, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitable candidate to join the NIHR Clinical Integrated Academic Training Programme at the University of Southampton, as an NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer within the Platform Science and Bioinformatics Theme, hosted by one of three clinical specialties (General Surgery, Child Health or Respiratory Medicine). Applications are invited within any of these three specialties. This post will be dependent on the specialty of the successful applicant. The post supports research activities (0.5 WTE or more) and clinical activity/speciality training (up to 0.5 WTE).
Programme Lead: Karen Nugent
You will be developing your research and teaching within the Cancer Sciences School of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton. You will also have clinical commitments at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust that will lead to further clinical skills required for specialist training and leading to full registration within the specialty.
The post is intended for an applicant within the specialty of General Surgery/Cancer Sciences who has a research interest in Cancer.
Programme Lead: Professor Graham Roberts
Opportunities include joining funded work at the University of Southampton and University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, including research into using ‘omic approaches within paediatric asthma and allergy or paediatric inflammatory bowel to personalise management; cell biology and genomics, transcriptomics and proteomic approaches in viral respiratory infection or primary ciliary dyskinesia; diagnosis and personalised management of growth and genomic imprinting disorders; optimising growth in neonatal nutrition; and understanding neurodevelopmental trajectories post neonatal hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy.
Clinical training is tailored to the requirements of the trainee, and may encompass training at other centres to ensure successful GRID Training. Locally the clinical supervisor will be one of the research active child health consultants. The clinical timetable would be tailored to the training needs of the post-holder.
Programme Lead: Professor Tom Wilkinson
CLs can join funded programmes including:
i. translational research in asthma, allergy, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), infection, and Interstitial lung disease (ILD)
ii. basic research science research in lung immunology and respiratory pathogen biology
iii. applied research in digital health and data science
Clinical training would be undertaken as part of the Department of Respiratory Medicine at University Hospital Southampton.
In this post-doctoral role, the successful candidate will have substantial experience of the relevant research areas, a proven track record of high-quality original research publications, the ability to work well in a multidisciplinary, multi-professional team. General Surgery, Child Health and Respiratory Medicine applicants will have a corresponding NTN.
A satisfactory DBS check at Enhanced level is required for this post.
For informal enquiries, please contact:
General Surgery: Karen Nugent K.P.Nugent@soton.ac.uk
Child Health: Prof Graham Roberts (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Respiratory Medicine: Prof Tom Wilkinson (T.Wilkinson@soton.ac.uk)
Salary: Salary scale is dependent on career level of the successful candidate: £50,017 (CADT scale, for those below ST3 on 3 August 2016); £35,155 to £62,179 (AMNL scale, for those at or above ST3 on 3 August 2016)
Post duration: 4 years (1.0 Whole Time Equivalent - WTE) or up to 6 years part-time