Senior Clinical Lecturer in Rheumatology, Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition (IMS112A)

The School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition are intending to further enhance Rheumatology research in Aberdeen within its research programmes. The successful candidate will join the Aberdeen Centre for Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Health which has research strengths in the areas of Regenerative Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Services Research. An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Rheumatology, based within the Institute of Applied Health Sciences, with a strong research background in mechanistic research, observational studies or clinical trials, who wishes to pursue an academic career in the specialty to join the team at this exciting time. 

School/Section: Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition
Division: Institute of Applied Health Sciences
Staff Category: Academic
Position Type: Full Time
Grade: Clinical Consultant
Salary: £82,669 - £109,849
Ref No: IMS112A
Closing Date: 31-JAN-2020


Job Description

This substantive post is aimed at individuals at Consultant level within Rheumatology.  The appointee will be accorded NHS Honorary Consultant status as appropriate and will contribute to the clinical work of the NHS Department.  

The appointee, who will be based within the epidemiology research programme. Is expected to develop a portfolio of translational research which complements existing areas of strength within ACAMH.  She/he will also participate as appropriate in teaching programmes at both undergraduate (MBChB programme) and postgraduate levels. 

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the salary scale for Staff Honorary Consultant Contracts salary scale £80,653-£107,170 per annum with placement according to qualifications and experience. 

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 Mr Grant Rae, Human Resources Adviser (, for further information on this. 

It is the policy of the University, in line with the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007, that the postholder is a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme. Any offer of employment will be conditional on a satisfactory Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme Record check being received.

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The closing date for receipt of applications is 31 January 2020

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact Professor Paul Fowler, Acting Head of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition (e-mail: or Dr Nicola Alcorn, Clinical Lead Rheumatology (Telephone: 01224559926 or e-mail:

Please do NOT send CVs or applications to Professor Fowler or Dr Alcorn.

Please quote reference number IMS112A on all correspondence 

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

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