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					                        CLINICAL ACADEMIC RECRUITMENT


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Information in blue denotes information to be added to the further particulars and specific
guidance on completing the further particulars.

Information in orange denotes information about the work of the NHS Trust at which the
appointee will hold / or most likely to hold an honorary NHS contract, that should be included in
the further particulars. Details pertaining to the work of our main NHS Partner (BSUH) have been
included in this template, as an example.
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Division / Section:

Post title:                                                                                     Ref: HR to add

(Fixed term / Permanent, full time / part time)
Salary range: starting at £     and rising to £             (salary scale link)

Expected start date **/**/** if known


Applications are invited for (job title) at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS). The post is being
offered by BSMS in association with (NHS Trust) where the successful applicant will hold an honorary
consultant contract. It is open to suitably-qualified specialists in (specialty) at consultant level or specialist
trainees that are due shortly to receive clinical accreditation within their specialty, with an established
academic track record in (field). [Use if appropriate: Our preference is to appoint a suitably qualified
physician in (specialty), although applications from those in other medical specialties will be considered.]

The appointee will undertake clinical sessions in their specialty at the (hospital). He/she will hold an
honorary NHS contract with (NHS Trust). There is no specific requirement for provision of (specialty) on-
call/emergency services in this post, but this can be negotiated with the successful candidate and the
Trust according to the specialty on appointment.

From an academic perspective, this post will be based in the Division of …(name of Division)… at BSMS
The ongoing development of the school, now delivering the full 5-year undergraduate curriculum as well
as taught postgraduate courses, requires appropriately qualified clinical academic staff to contribute to
and develop the work. In due course, he/she will be expected to raise grant income and participate
actively in the research endeavours of BSMS.

Brighton & Sussex Medical School is a joint venture between the Universities of Brighton and Sussex and
received its first medical students in 2003. Since then it has proved to be exceptionally popular and in
recent admissions rounds has continued to achieve one of the highest application rates of any UK
medical school

Interested candidates are encouraged to discuss the position informally with (name) (title) (email)…..

Closing date for applications:

For full details and how to apply visit:

              www.sussex.ac.uk/jobs            www.brighton.ac.uk/jobs            www.bsms.ac.uk

                               We are committed to equality of opportunity




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Division/Unit:

Locations:

Job title:

Job reference:

Grade:

Terms and Conditions:

The Post            The post is being offered by BSMS in association with (NHS Trust) where the
                    successful applicant will hold an honorary consultant contract. It is open to
                    suitably-qualified specialists [Use if restricted in (specialty)] at consultant level or
                    specialist trainees that are due shortly to receive clinical accreditation within their
                    specialty with an established academic track record in (field)

                    Clinical activities
                    Use where postholder must be a clinician:
                    [The postholder will undertake clinical sessions in their specialty at the (hospital).
                    He/she will hold an honorary NHS contract with (NHS Trust). There is no specific
                    requirement for provision of (specialty) on-call/emergency services in this post, but
                    this can be negotiated with the successful candidate and the Trust according to the
                    specialty on appointment.]

                    Use where post-holder need not necessarily be a clinician:
                    [The post is open to both clinical and non-clinical applicants. In the case of
                    clinically-qualified candidates, we would welcome those with an interest in
                    (specialty) , although there is no specific requirement for any particular discipline.
                    Medically qualified candidates will have the opportunity to have clinical sessions at
                    (NHS Trust) NHS Trust and to hold an honorary NHS contract.]

                    Where appropriate, matters relating to honorary clinical contracts, accreditation
                    and on-going clinical practice will be discussed with the successful candidate. We
                    anticipate that the post holder will join the BSMS (name of team) Unit, but
                    additional academic affiliations can be agreed as appropriate with the successful
                    candidate.

                    Academic activities
                    From an academic perspective, this post will be based in the Division of (name of
                    Division) at BSMS The ongoing development of the school, now delivering the full
                    5-year undergraduate curriculum as well as taught postgraduate courses, requires
                    appropriately qualified clinical academic staff to contribute to and develop the
                    work. In due course, he/she will be expected to raise grant income and participate
                    actively in the research endeavours of BSMS.

                    Use if appropriate:
                    [The post is an important element in the development of the research and teaching
                    programme of BSMS’ Division of (name of Division). Approximately ………(%) of
                    undergraduate teaching in year (no.) in core clinical specialties will be delivered at
                    the ………………………..]




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Job Description:   Academic Accountabilities and Responsibilities

                   Within BSMS the post-holder will be responsible to the (manager’s job title)
                   for the following:


                   Please refer to Generic Academic Teaching and Research Job Descriptions and
                   select the appropriate Job Description and indicative performance criteria to use:
                                           Generic Job Descriptions Hyperlink
                   Principal Accountabilities




                   Key Responsibilities




                   1.      Teaching & Student Support




                   2.      Research, Scholarship & Enterprise




                   3.      Contribution to School & University




                   4. Role Specific Duties




                   Indicative Performance Criteria




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Clinical Accountabilities & Responsibilities

This a full-time clinical academic post attracting 10 Programmed Activities. [Use
where specialty is not restricted It is recognised that candidates for this post could
come from a range of specialist academic and clinical disciplines within Medicine.
As for any clinical academic post, it will be necessary for detailed discussions to
take place between the Trust and the successful candidate to determine the nature
of any clinical contract. However, any clinical activity will not normally exceed 3
fixed programmed activities.]

With regard to any clinical duties and responsibilities the post holder will be
responsible to the Medical Director (NHS Trust), through the Chief of Medicine.

[Insert where the appointee may be clinical OR non-clinical: There is no
requirement for the appointee to be a clinician. However, in the event that the
successful candidate is clinically-qualified, arrangements will be made with the
local acute Trust for a clinical appointment advisory panel to be convened and for
an Honorary clinical contract to be negotiated. It is recognised that candidates for
this post could come from a wide range of clinical disciplines and it will be
necessary to have detailed discussions with the Trust and the successful
candidate to determine the nature of any clinical contract.


Provisional Timetable:

              Mon        Tue       Wed        Thu        Fri       Sat       Sun
    am




    pm




This is an indicative programme. The fixed session commitments will be agreed
with the successful candidate. Appropriate secretarial support and office space will
be provided to support both the post holder’s academic and clinical commitments.

The post holder will develop partnerships and identify opportunities for joint working
between BSMS, other academic units within the Universities of Brighton and
Sussex and partner NHS Trusts.


Select paragraphs as appropriate:
[An important early role will be contributing to the development of …………

The appointee will provide specialist services in (specialty) to include Outpatient
clinics, ward rounds, advice to consultant colleagues, specialist investigations,
medical rota, and is required to be a member of the Medical Staff Committee and
participate in the medical rota.

It is expected that the appointee will contribute to the relevant departmental/hospital
clinical governance programmes and to the teaching of junior medical staff, nursing
staff and other paramedical staff and external bodies.

The appointee will have continuing responsibility for patients in his/her care and the
proper functioning of the department in his/her charge.

The successful candidate will be encouraged to utilise the full quota of study leave
to pursue his/her continued medical education and will be required to register with
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                the appropriate Royal College for CPD purposes and to assure his/her continued
                revalidation with (NHS Trust). NHS Trust and Registration with Licence to Practice
                with the GMC.]

                This job description sets out the duties of the post(s) at the time it was drawn up.
                Such duties may vary from time to time without changing the general character of
                the duties or level of responsibility entailed. Such variations are a common
                occurrence and cannot of themselves justify a reconsideration of the grading of the
                post.




Person          Essential Criteria (both academic and clinical activities)
Specification   Please refer to Generic Academic Teaching and Research Job Descriptions and
                select the appropriate person specification criteria to use:
                                           Person Specification Hyperlink




                Essential Role-Specific Criteria (including Clinical Criteria)
                (Recruiting Manager to complete / amend / add to the following)

                     NHS Consultant/Senior trainee in a medical specialty ……………
                     Primary UK medical qualification (or equivalent)
                     Appropriate postgraduate medical qualification (eg MRCP or equivalent)
                     In current clinical practice and on GMC register with license to practice.
                     Postgraduate degree at Doctorate level, with evidence of peer-reviewed
                      publications in medical education and/or applicants medical specialty
                     Evidence of grant income to support research
                     Undergraduate and postgraduate education experience in teaching, learning
                      and assessment with understanding of appropriate pedagogy
                     Satisfactory Enhanced Criminal Research Bureau disclosure




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The Medical School   The School is an equal partnership between the Universities of Sussex and
                     Brighton together with NHS staff throughout the South East Region. The
                     arrangements for the School’s governance reflect this approach and students are
                     awarded joint degrees of both Universities.
                     The School is fully committed to the principles of Tomorrow’s Doctors; it endorses
                     the value of medical education in a multi-professional context, and promotes the
                     highest possible standards in its three pivotal components of teaching, clinical
                     practice, and research (both fundamental and applied).
                     There is an annual undergraduate intake of approximately 138 students. BSMS
                     has proved exceptionally popular and in recent admissions rounds has continued
                     to achieve one of the highest application rates of any UK medical school. Students
                     spend their first two years primarily on the universities’ campuses at Falmer;
                     thereafter the focus shifts to the associated teaching hospitals in Brighton and the
                     surrounding area. There are purpose-built teaching facilities in all areas.
                     The curriculum emphasises early clinical involvement, a broad range of experience
                     and a firm foundation in basic science. Led by the Medical Education Unit, there is
                     a wide range of teaching and learning approaches as appropriate for the particular
                     circumstances; we are not committed to a single method of delivery. Feedback
                     from the National Student Survey has demonstrated an exceptionally high level of
                     student satisfaction, with BSMS being consistently in the top 3 performing schools
                     in the country. The BSMS 5 year strategic plan (2009 – 14) places growth in
                     research capacity as the number one priority. We have made significant
                     investments in research infrastructure, including a world-class Clinical Imaging
                     Sciences Centre (CISC) housing a 1.5T MRI and a PET- CT scanner and a
                     Clinical Investigation & Research Unit (CIRU) dedicated to patient orientated
                     research and early clinical trials. There has been a rapid increase in postgraduate
                     research students and research income has more than doubled over the last five
                     years.
                     The Medical School has four major divisions: Clinical and Laboratory Investigation,
                     Primary Care and Public Health Medicine, Clinical Medicine, and Medical
                     Education.


                     The Division of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation is led by Professor P
                     Ghezzi, whose main research interests are in the field of experimental
                     neurobiology and immunopathology. Within the Division other research interests
                     focus on studying the origins, patterning and survival of musculoskeletal tissue
                     lineages (Prof D Evans), imaging the spread of cancer cells (Prof M Peters
                     FMedSci), and controlling mRNA stability in the regulation of gene expression (Dr
                     S Newbury).


                     The Division of Primary Care and Public Health, headed by Prof Helen Smith is
                     responsible for the teaching of Clinical Practice, Population Medicine and General
                     Practice. The Division has a large portfolio of health services research; its strength
                     is the use of mixed method evaluation and pragmatic trial design in the areas of
                     allergic disease, sexually transmitted disease, cancer and mental health; Prof J
                     Cassell has a major interest in electronic health records. The Division also plays
                     host to the NIHR Primary Care Research Network South East.


                     The Division of Clinical Medicine, headed by Professor Kevin Davies, covers a
                     wide range of disciplines including general internal medicine and its subspecialties,
                     surgery (including orthopaedics and trauma medicine), anaesthesia and
                     emergency medicine. Also located here are Immunology (Prof F Kern) and
                     Infectious Diseases (Prof M Newport), Women and Children’s Medicine,
                     Oncology and the Sussex Health Outcomes Research and Education in
                     Cancer group (SHORE-C) headed by Professor Lesley Fallowfield FMedSci,
                     Ethics (Professor B Farsides) and Psychiatry (Professor H Critchley).

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                     The Division of Medical Education, headed by Professor Gordon Ferns provides
                     teaching and learning in a wide range of subjects relevant to health care. It has
                     established an extensive systematic programme of formal postgraduate academic
                     awards relevant to the needs of doctors at all levels, in primary care, secondary
                     care, mental health and public health. Areas of expertise include cardiology,
                     psychiatry, public health, health informatics and general practice. It also supports
                     doctors and other health professionals in practice by responding to their
                     educational and development needs through targeted continuing education in a
                     programme of non award-bearing courses, conferences and seminars.

                     Administration. The Medical School’s Administration is led by Mr Peter Pimblett-
                     Dennis the Medical School Secretary. The School’s 60+ support staff offer support
                     to a range of functions including curriculum development and delivery, admissions,
                     library and IT, communications, student welfare, human resources, research and
                     finance.

The Universities    The Universities of Brighton and Sussex have formed a highly effective and
                    successful partnership that has resulted in the creation of this first new medical
                    school in the South East region outside of London. Each institution has its own
                    distinct culture and each is proud of its history and achievements but they have a
                    long and successful history of collaboration.

                    Both universities are committed to excellence in teaching and research. In the 2008
Research and
                    Research Assessment Exercise, over 90% of Sussex research activity was rated as
teaching
                    world-leading, internationally excellent or internationally recognised.      Twenty
                    subjects ranked in the top 20 in the UK: American Studies, Anthropology, Art
                    History, Education, Engineering, Geography, History, International Relations, Law,
                    Media and Film, Philosophy, Physics, Politics, Preclinical and Human Biology
                    (including Neuroscience, Biochemistry and the Genome Centre), Psychology,
                    SPRU, Social Work and Sociology.
                    The University of Brighton has one of the best research records among post-1992
                    universities and possesses a diverse and vibrant research community of over 400
                    research staff and 300 research students. Brighton is ranked as the leading
                    modern university in terms of the quality of its research by Research Fortnight, and
                    in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, 79% of the university's research
                    output was classified as being of international standing. One of the University’s
                    distinctive strengths lies in research activity with a professional and applied focus.

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Brighton and        BSUH was established on 1 April 2002 from the amalgamation of Brighton Health
Sussex University   Care NHS Trust and Mid Sussex NHS Trust. The Trust’s ambition is:
Hospitals NHS
Trust               ‘… to become a leading teaching hospital in the UK. We will lead clinically and
                    academically, treat the most difficult and complex causes and strive for excellence
                    in our local services. We will achieve and maintain a position in the top 25% of
                    hospitals for clinical outcomes, patient experience, staff morale, teaching and
                    research.’

The Area            The catchment of BSUH includes residents of the City of Brighton and Hove, the
                    Ouse Valley and Mid Sussex.

                    The City of Brighton and Hove is a busy commercial and industrial centre, as well as
                    being a popular holiday resort. It has a strong academic presence with two
                    universities; Sussex and Brighton. Inland from the city, the district is predominately
                    rural with the South Downs countryside and Lewes, the county capital. Mid Sussex
                    stretches northwards and includes the towns of Haywards Heath, Burgess Hill,
                    Hassocks and Hurstpierpoint plus associated villages and rural areas.

                     (N.B.   BSUH information should remain but additional information may also be
                             included in respect of Trust joint appointment being made, if this is not
                             BSUH).

Facts and Figures   Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust provides district general
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                     hospital services to the local population of some 460,000. It also provides a range
                     of specialist services, including cancer services, neurosciences, cardiac surgery,
                     renal services and intensive care for adults, children and newborn babies, to a
                     population of approximately 1,000,000.

                     There are five hospitals within BSUH with a total of 1,140 in-patient beds:

                                 Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton
                                 Royal Alexandra Hospital for Sick Children, Brighton
                                 Sussex Eye Hospital, Brighton
                                 Princess Royal Hospital, Haywards Heath
                                 Hurstwood Park Neurosciences Centre, Haywards Heath

                     Some services are also provided from Brighton General Hospital and Lewes Victoria
                     Hospital, under agreement with South Downs Health NHS Trust. In addition, the
                     Trust continues to provide a range of medical and surgical services from a number
                     of satellite units.

                     BSUH is a very large public sector employer, with approximately 4,000 staff.


The Appointment      An initial selection of candidates will be made on the basis of applications against
Process              the person specification criteria outlined above.

                     For purposes relating to the Data Protection Act applicants are asked to
                     complete and sign a 1) Clinical Academic application form if medically
                     qualified or a standard Academic Application form if not medically qualified,
                     and forward this document along with their written application.

                     Applicants are also invited to submit a written application including: 2) curriculum
                     vitae, 3) with supporting statement (as described below), and 4) to nominate three
                     referees (names, positions and addresses) who are able to comment on the
                     applicant’s suitability for the position. One of these referees should be the
                     applicant’s current employer.

Curriculum vitae   Curriculum vitae should contain at least the following details:

                   Personal details
                   Name, home and office addresses including telephone numbers and (if possible)
                   email addresses;

                   Higher education
                   Name of institution(s) and dates attended, full or part-time attendance, subjects
                   studied, qualifications obtained;

                   Institutional or professional membership
                   Involvement, institution(s) and date of admission, and positions of responsibility;

                   Employment history
                   Employment history should be in chronological order. If periods of employment are
                   not consecutive it would be helpful if details of activity in the intervening period
                   could be included even if these have been covered in other sections e.g. periods of
                   full-time study.

                   Research / consultancy
                   Interests and outcomes including publications and research funding obtained within
                   the last five years. Please include details of the funding body, the duration of the
                   research grant and the title of the project.

                   Teaching experience
                   Experience of teaching undertaken within the last five years including the titles and
                   levels of the courses taught and the institutions at which these were taught.

                   Experience of postgraduate research students supervised including the number of
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                          students and their degree outcome.

                          Bibliography
                          This should list in separate sections:

                          (a)     papers published in peer-reviewed journals;
                          (b)     review articles and invited submissions;
                          (c)     books and book chapters;
                          (d)     scientific correspondence;
                          (e)     patents awarded or applied for;

                          Details of abstracts or conference proceedings are not required. Your five most
                          notable publications should be marked with an asterisk.

      Supporting          In a supporting statement of not more than 1 page applicants should relate their
      Statement           previous experience to the post of post title.

      Administrative       Your application form should be attached to a written application to assist in
      details              administering the selection process. Any additional information we should be
                           aware of in relation to your application should be supplied by covering letter.

      Enclosures          a)          BSMS undergraduate prospectus
                          b)          Undergraduate prospectus of the University of Brighton
                                      and of the University of Sussex;
                          c)          BSMS Newsletter (most recent hard copy available on request)
                          d)          Organisational structure charts for BSMS (available on request);
                          e)          Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust – Guide to Clinical
                                      Services (available on request);
                          f)           Recruitment monitoring and information pro forma (on application
                                       form).

      Useful websites          BSMS                               http://www.bsms.ac.uk
                               BSUH                               http://www.bsuh.nhs.uk
                               University of Brighton                http://www.brighton.ac.uk
                               University of Sussex                  http://www.sussex.ac.uk
University of Sussex           University of Sussex (jobs)           http://www.sussex.ac.uk/jobs

                          For further information about the City of Brighton and Hove and surrounding area
                                                                 http://www.thisisbrighton.co.uk


      Submission       of Applicants wishing to discuss the position informally are invited to contact:
      applications
                           Name, title, email, telephone number




                           Application details and application forms are available from www.sussex.ac.uk/jobs
                           or by request and should be returned to the Human Resources Division, Sussex
                           House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH. Tel 01273 678706, Fax
                           01273 877401, email bsmsrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk.

                           Details of all vacant posts can be found via the University websites:
                           www.sussex.ac.uk/jobs
                           www.brighton.ac.uk/jobs
                           www.bsms.ac.uk

                           We are committed to equality of opportunity

      Revised March 2012 (PP-D) [ July 2012 HR]


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