NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Old Age Psychiatry

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Department of Neuroscience
Hours: Full time 
Contract: Fixed term (up to 4 years)
Reference: 2738
Salary: £32,478 per annum (dependent on level of training).
Placed on: 20 November 2017
Closing date:  18 December 2017.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.  
Expected start date: 01 March 2018

Job description

Applications are invited for NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Old Age Psychiatry at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS). The post is awarded by the NIHR to BSMS in association with Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex and Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust where the successful applicant will hold an honorary contract. They form part of the NIHR Integrated Training Pathway, further details of which can be found on the NIHR TCC website

BSMS hosts a successful clinical academic programme delivered in partnership with local NHS Trusts providing integrated training for clinical academic trainees. Over the four years the postholder, in discussion with the training committees and academic supervisors, will be able to undertake clinical duties in order to complete their clinical training.  The clinical post is supernumerary for training flexibility. The postholder will be expected to spend 50% of her/his time (averaged over four years) on clinical duties and 50% on research. The appointment will be for a fixed term of up to four years. The appointment will end after four years or six months after completion of CCT, whichever is earlier.

The appointee will undertake clinical sessions in Psychiatry within Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex in conjunction with Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. She/he will hold an honorary NHS contract with Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. From an academic perspective, this post will be based in the Centre for Dementia Studies within the Department of Neuroscience at BSMS. The postholder will have the opportunity to progress and develop their own research independence under guidance and supervision.

Interested candidates are encouraged to discuss the position informally with Professor Sube Banerjee, Professor of Dementia

Download job description and person specification Ref 2738 [PDF 342.70KB]

How to apply

Download our clinical academic application form [DOC 176.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 170.00KB].

You must fill in all sections, sign the front page declaration, and then email and send your application documents to:

  • . Use the format post reference number / post title / your name in the subject line.
  • Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

If you apply for more than one job at Sussex, send a separate email and application form for each vacancy.

You should attach your application form, personal details and equal opportunities form and all other documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service).

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