Clinical Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry Ref: 1078

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Department of Neuroscience
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).  
Contract: Permanent
Reference1078
Salary: Clinical Academic consultant pay scale from £77,913 and rising to £105,042 basic salary dependent on clinical seniority (salary scale link)
Placed on: 16 April 2019
Closing date:  15 June 2019. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date:  To be confirmed
Expected start date: 01 December 2019


Job description

Applications are invited for Clinical Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS). The post is being offered by BSMS in association with Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust where the successful applicant will hold an honorary consultant contract.

It is open to suitably-qualified specialists in Psychiatry at consultant level or specialist trainees that are due shortly to receive clinical accreditation within their specialty, with an established academic track record in psychiatry and clinical neuroscience.

Our preference is to appoint a suitably qualified physician in Adult General Psychiatry / Neuropsychiatry, although applications from those in other sub-specialties will be considered.

The appointee will undertake clinical sessions in their specialty within Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. He/she will hold an honorary NHS contract with Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

There is no specific requirement for provision of psychiatry on-call/emergency services in this post, but this can be negotiated with the successful candidate and the Trust according to the specialty on appointment.

From an academic perspective, this post will be based in the Department of Neuroscience at BSMS.

Interested candidates are encouraged to discuss the position informally with Professor Hugo Critchley, Chair in Psychiatry, BSMS:  h.critchley@bsms.ac.uk

Download job description and person specification Ref 1078 [PDF 273.18KB]


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: bsmsrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk

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  • Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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