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Clinical Senior Lecturer in Neurology

Hull York Medical School
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
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76,761- 103,490 Per year
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Role Description

Background to the appointment

The Hull York Medical School wishes to appoint an outstanding clinical academic in Neuroscience at Senior Lecturer level. The successful applicant will join a vibrant Neuroscience centre and complement our current research strengths, which range from molecular, cellular and genetic systems through to brain dynamics and cognitive neuroscience allied to state-of-the-art neuroimaging facilities. The candidate will develop creative and sustainable independent research programmes, supported by external funding.  This is a joint post with York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust where the clinical component of the role will be based.

The University of York has recently renewed its commitment to biomedical research.  It has created a new Biomedical Research Institute to be launched this year in which this post will be based.

Main purpose of the role

  • To develop and lead a funded programme of high-quality, independent research in Neuroscience.
  • To enhance existing links between clinical and basic neuroscience research and develop new avenues for collaboration between Hull and York Universities and our partner hospitals.
  • To take responsibility for overseeing, developing and promoting innovative teaching and learning approaches and material, which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students
  • To undertake effectively a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities.

Key Requirements

  •  MD/Phd in Neuroscience or equivalent experience.
  • MRCP (UK) or an equivalent qualification.
  • On the General Medical Council (GMC) Special Register (either CCT, CESR or European Community Rights).
  • Well-established national and international reputation in Neurology / Neuroscience research.
  • Knowledge of medical education issues in relation to Neurological medicine.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Una Macleod ( or Professor Miles Whittington (

Closing date:  9 September 2018

Interviews will be held in York on:  11 October 2018

Why York?

The University of York is a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive UK universities. The recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) confirmed the position of the University among the leading institutions in the UK for research. The proportion of research activity of world-leading, 4* status is among the highest of any UK university, and York is rated tenth out of 155 higher education institutions for the impact of its research. The Department of Health Sciences is a multi-disciplinary department with an international reputation for excellence in applied health research.


The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community  – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

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Why York?

York is one of the most successful universities in the UK.

With world-class activity across the spectrum from the physical sciences, life sciences, and social sciences to the humanities, we have been recognised as one of the top 100 universities in the world, gaining outstanding results in official assessments of our research and teaching.