Senior Lecturer (Honorary Consultant) in Rheumatology Ref 0424

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Clinical and Experimental Medicine
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 
Reference: 0424
Salary: Clinical Academic consultant pay scale from £77,913 and rising to £105,042 basic salary dependent on clinical seniority
Placed on: 11 January 2019 
Closing date: 11 February 2019. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

Subject to Royal College approval

Applications are invited for Senior Lecturer (Honorary Consultant) in Rheumatology at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS).

The post is being offered by BSMS in association with Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust where the successful applicant will hold an honorary consultant contract.

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

Our preference is to appoint a suitably qualified physician in Rheumatology, although applications from  suitably qualified candidates who are dually accredited in Rheumatology and GIM/Acute Medicine may  be considered.

The appointee will undertake clinical sessions in their specialty at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton and/or Princess Royal Hospital, Haywards Heath. He/she will hold an honorary NHS contract with Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust.

There is a requirement for participation in the Rheumatology weekly (week-day only) on-call consultant rota in this post, at a frequency of 1:6.

From an academic perspective, this post will be based in the Department of Clinical and experimental Medicine at  BSMS.

Interested candidates are encouraged to discuss the position informally with Professor Kevin Davies (

Download job description and person specification Ref 0424 [PDF 206.23KB]

How to apply

Download our academic post application form [DOC 301.50KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

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

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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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