Clinical Lecturer in Audiology Ref 10249

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School / Clinical and Experimental Medicine
Hours: 0.8 FTE, comprising 0.6 FTE academic and 0.2 FTE clinical. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: fixed term for 3 years, with possibility of extension (subject to funding)
Reference: 10249
Salary: NHS Post-2009 Clinical Lecturer Scale
Placed on: 06 March 2023.
Closing date: 20 March 2023. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: 31 March 2023.
Expected start date: Summer 2023.

Job description

Applications are invited for the post of Clinical Lecturer in Audiology at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS). The post is being offered by BSMS in association with University Hospitals Sussex, where the successful applicant will hold an honorary contract.

The clinical lecturer will support and develop research and teaching in ear and hearing care at Brighton & Sussex Medical School (3 days per week), alongside providing high level clinical support to the audiology department at University Hospitals Sussex (one day per week).  The post is offered initially for three years, but would look to be extended, subject to performance and funding review.

Working under supervision and guidance from Professor Mahmood Bhutta (Chair in ENT) you will build on our work in clinical and translational research in ear and hearing care.  Our current portfolio includes working with the University of Brighton exploring a novel device for drug delivery to the inner ear for treatment of sudden hearing loss or Meniere’s disease, utilization of bone conduction for rehabilitation of hearing loss in both high and low-income settings, and collaboration with industry partners to explore technical and digital solutions for management of tinnitus. We host an annual regional research meeting, the “Sussex Hearing Lab” which includes attendance from our collaborators at other Universities.  You will have the opportunity to be the regional Audiology lead for the National Institute for Health Research.  We encourage furthering of our existing research portfolio and incorporation of new ideas and new collaborations.  You will author peer reviewed publications and encourage, supervise and support others in their academic work.

The post includes a teaching component, to our undergraduate medical students, amounting to around seven mornings per academic year. We will support the postholder to expand this teaching portfolio, including at post-graduate level.

The clinical component of the post will be based at the Audiology department of University Hospitals Sussex, which provides a wide range of specialist ear and hearing care for adults and children across Sussex: The clinical component of the post will be adjusted to match the interests and skills of the post-holder, alongside the clinical and research needs of the department.

Please contact Professor Mahmood Bhutta at for informal enquiries about the academic component of the post and Manuel Loureiro at for informal enquiries about the clinical component.

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification REF 10249 [PDF 185.84KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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How to apply

Download our clinical academic application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 268.50KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and complete all sections. In the application form please add your Professional Audiology registration details where it states General Medical Registration.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to  

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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