Senior Lecturer /Reader / Chair in Musculoskeletal Health Research, Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition (IHS051A)

The Aberdeen Centre for Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Health (ACAMH) undertakes pioneering research to understand mechanisms of disabling musculoskeletal conditions, describe their epidemiology and provide evidence on effective management. Our research focuses on mechanisms, epidemiology and management. Members of the group involve clinical researchers, clinicians and patient partners.

School/Section: Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition
Division: Institute of Applied Health Sciences
Staff Category: Academic
Position Type: Full Time
Grade: Grade 8/9
Salary: £52,559 - £68,530
Ref No: IHS051A
Closing Date: 29-FEB-2020


Job Description

We now seek an individual with expertise in musculoskeletal health research to join the multidisciplinary team in ACAMH (, based in the Epidemiology Group ( ), to play a leading role in continuing to expand this area of work.

You will have a PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.

You will have experience in one or more area of applied health research. We are particularly keen to appoint someone with expertise in health services research but will consider other areas relevant to epidemiology and biostatistics.

You will have experience in designing and effectively delivering teaching modules.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 9 salary scale (£59,828 - £67,318 per annum) for Chairs, or the Grade 8 salary scale (£51,630 - £58,089 per annum) for Senior Lecturers and Readers, and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and a 3 year probation period.

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Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa. As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of financial maintenance and competency in English. Please do not hesitate to contact Grant Rae, HR Adviser on +44 (0)1224 437068 or email for further information.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 29 February 2020.

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact:

Professor Siladitya Bhattacharya, Head of School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Professor Bhattacharya.

Please quote reference number IHS051A on all correspondence

The University pursues a policy of equal opportunities in the appointment and promotion of staff

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