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NIHR Clinical Lectureship

Lancaster Medical School
Salary:   Clinical Academic Pay Scale
Closing Date:   Sunday 31 December 2023
Interview Date:   See advert
Reference:  1034-23

Interview date: Januray 2024.

Applications are invited for a NIHR funded integrated academic training clinical lecturer post in Neurology, Public Health Medicine or General Practice at Lancaster Medical School. This post is available for up to four years; according to the clinical training needs of the successful candidate to obtain a CCT. General practitioners (GPs) that have completed their clinical training and obtained a CCT may apply for this post. You will join us on a fixed-term contract lasting a maximum of four years or until completion of clinical training (CCT)*, whichever is sooner.

 You will have the opportunity to undertake internationally regarded research and share responsibility for elements of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes.  You will be awarded a training contract with Health Education England North West in the specialist registrar/specialty trainee grade or equivalent and an honorary contract with a relevant NHS Trust*.

 To be eligible, you must hold (or have submitted) your PhD/MD at the time you apply; and must have been fully awarded your degree by 30 June 2024.  You must hold a current National Training Number (NTN) in the relevant specialty and be more than 12 months prior to CCT at time of appointment*. 

(*not relevant for GP candidate)

 The research element of the post will be based in the Faculty of Health and Medicine at Lancaster University. The clinical component will be centered around clinical settings in Lancashire and the surrounding area. 

You must be able to take up the post by 30 June 2024

Applications must include the following attachments:

  1. A Curriculum Vitae
  2. NIHR Supplementary Questions for candidates form (attached): 

*Please refer to appendix 2 of this document*

It is expected that the interviews for this post will take place during December. However, in exceptional circumstances, the recruitment schedule could be modified but the candidate must be in post by 30 June 2024.

 Lancaster University is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and has held a Bronze award since 2008. The Faculty of Health and Medicine gained the Silver award in 2013.  We are committed to being an inclusive university that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

General enquiries should be made to Dr Amy Gadoud (Academic Training Programme Director and Consultant in Palliative Medicine), tel: + 44 (0) 1524 592943, email: or Beth Whittaker (ICAT Project Manager), email:

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Please note: Unless specified otherwise in the advert wording, all advertised roles are UK based.

The University provides an environment that strongly supports the individual needs of each employee, whilst promoting the importance of wellbeing for all our colleagues. We have a range of support networks available for our employees, and more information on these can be found on the ‘Working at Lancaster’ information page.


We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis. The University recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address all inequality in higher education.


We warmly welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their age, religion, gender identity or expression, race, disability or sexual orientation, and are committed to promoting diversity, and equality of opportunity.

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