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Clinical Senior Lecturer in Infection Diseases

Hull York Medical School
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University of York and other locations
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Senior Lecturer Clinical Grade - dependant on years of seniority
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Role Description

Background to the appointment

The Hull York Medical School wishes to appoint an outstanding clinical academic in Infectious Diseases at Senior Lecturer level.  This post holder will be part of the Immunology, Haematology and Infection (IHI) theme of York Biomedical Research Institute (YBRI).  This is an interdepartmental research institute created by the University of York and Hull York Medical School.  This is a joint post with the Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust where the clinical component of the role will be based.

Main purpose of the role

  • To develop and lead a funded programme of high-quality, independent research in Infectious Diseases.
  • To enhance existing links between clinical and basic Infectious Diseases 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.
  • To join a team of Infection Consultants in delivering specialised clinical care.

Key Requirements

  • MD/Phd in Infectious Diseases.
  • MRCP (UK) or an equivalent qualification.
  • On the General Medical Council (GMC) Special Register (either CCT, CESR or European Community Rights).
  • Teaching qualification.
  • Sufficient knowledge in Infection to design and develop innovative research and teaching programmes.

 Salary will be consistent with the Clinical Academic salary scale.

To apply

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Una Macleod ( or Dr Peter Moss (

Closing date: 4 December 2018

Interviews will be held in York on a date to be confirmed

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.



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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.