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									            NIHR LECTURER (CLINICAL) IN
                GENERAL SURGERY
                                                    Job Ref: A-573564
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Institute of Translational Medicine

Location: Royal Liverpool University Hospital, 5th Floor UCD Building

Salary: Depending on qualifications and experience                        Range: £30,992 - £53,663 pa

Tenure: 4 years or CCT                                                    Hours of work: Full-Time

Closing Date: 23 November 2010                   Interview Date: To be confirmed
                    ___________________________________________________

                        Informal enquiries to Professor Robert Sutton on 0151 706 4187
                                        email: R.Sutton@liverpool.ac.uk

Application Procedure
Applications should comprise:

*A completed applicant information form
* A copy of your full curriculum vitae
*A statement indicating the reasons for applying for this post and how your training and experience is relevant.
* NIHR supplementary questions (included at the back of this document)
If you have any particular requirements should you be invited to interview, please make this clear in your application.

Submitting Applications
Applications may be submitted by e-mail to jobs@liv.ac.uk or by post or in person to: The Director of Human
Resources (Recruitment), The University of Liverpool, Hart Building, Mount Pleasant, Liverpool L3 5TQ

ROYAL MAIL – Postal Pricing System. Please ensure that postal applications carry the correct postage according to the weight and
measurement of the item, as items with insufficient postage will be held and delayed by the Royal Mail. Details of their pricing system are
available online at www.royalmail.com or from a Post Office branch.


Acknowledgement of Applications
Please note that we are unable to acknowledge postal applications. If you would like an acknowledgement please
enclose a stamped addressed card or envelope, and place it at the front of your application. If you e-mail your
application you will receive an automated acknowledgement.

Shortlisting and Interviews
Shortlisting and interview arrangements are the responsibility of the recruiting Department.                      Please contact Mrs
Debbie Devine on 0151 706 4175 if you have a query after the closing date.

Outcome of Applications
Vacancies at the University often attract a large number of candidates and it is not always possible to respond
individually to every application. If you have not heard from the recruiting Department by early January 2011 please
take it that your application has not been successful.


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Asylum & Immigration
The University will comply with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, which requires all employees
to provide documentary evidence of their legal right to work in this country prior to commencing employment.
Please be aware that you will be required to bring your passport (and visa if applicable) to interview so that it can
be copied and verified by a member of the Selection Panel. For posts requiring a recognised degree level or
equivalent qualification, and where there is no suitable UK or European Economic Area candidate, the University
will take the necessary steps to secure UK Border Agency permission for a foreign national to take up
employment.

Should a candidate require a Certificate of Sponsorship in order to take up a post they will need to meet the UK
Border Agency Tier 2 Points Based Criteria. A self assessment tool can be found on the UK Border Agency
website at: www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/pointscalculator

A candidate may also be required to undertake an English Language test prior to commencing work at the
University.   Details    of      Home      Office      approved     tests    can   be     found     at:
www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/sitecontent/newsarticles/pbsapprovedenglishlanguage

Further information on the eligibility criteria for         Certificates of Sponsorship can be found at:
www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/employers/points

Diversity and Equality
The University of Liverpool is committed to diversity and equality of opportunity. All employees and applicants
for jobs will be considered on their abilities and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of age,
caring responsibilities, colour, disability, employment status, gender, gender identity, marital status,
nationality, race or ethnic origin, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socio-economic status or any other
irrelevant distinction. Training is available to support career progression within the University.

Two Ticks Disability : Guaranteed Interview Scheme (GIS)
The University of Liverpool is committed to the employment of disabled people, and as part of our
commitment, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for a post and
consider them on their abilities. If your disability prevents you completing the application form by the specified
closing date, or when the vacancy closes early, due to a high volume of applications, please call the
Recruitment Team to discuss alternative arrangements.

To apply for a post under the disability GIS, you must disclose your disability (as defined by the Disability
Discrimination Act, 2005), and mark X in the yes box on the Equal Opportunities Employment Form. This
form must be returned with your application form. Full details of the scheme are available at
www.liv.ac.uk/hr/organisational-development/Two_Ticks.htm

Accessibility

If you require copies of documentation in alternative formats, for example, large print or Braille, please
contact jobs@liv.ac.uk or telephone 0151 794 6771.

If you have any other requirements which will help you access the application or interview process or
employment opportunities at the University of Liverpool, please let us know by contacting jobs@liv.ac.uk or
telephone 0151 794 6771.

Smoking

The University has adopted a Code of Practice on Smoking, copies of which are available from the Human
Resources Department website www.liv.ac.uk/hr


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(I) GENERAL

NIHR Clinical Lectureships

The NIHR Clinical Lectureship is one phase of the Integrated Academic Training Pathway recommended in
the report “Medically- and dentally-qualified academic staff: Recommendations for training the researchers
and educators of the future”. This report was produced by a joint Sub-Committee of the UK Clinical Research
Collaboration (UKCRC) and the NHS Modernising Medical Careers (MMC) to recommend initiatives that
integrate the development of academic skills with each of the key stages of a clinician‟s career.

Clinical Lectureships represent the second substantive phase of integrated clinical and academic training,
which is intended to follow on from the Academic Clinical Fellowship phase. Clinical Lectureships are
intended for those who can demonstrate outstanding potential through success at doctoral research and who
show further potential for development as a clinical academic in research and/or education.

Clinical Lectureships are available to trainees that have made satisfactory progress in both academic and
clinical training and who hold or are about to complete a high quality higher research degree and can
demonstrate that they have outstanding potential for development as a clinical academic in research and/or
education.

      Clinical Lectureships are intended to offer training to those who have already demonstrated
       outstanding potential through success at doctoral level research.
      Clinical Lectureships are intended for those who show further potential for development as a clinical
       academic in research and/or education, with demonstration of potential to act as independent
       researcher and leaders in their chosen field.
      Successful applicants will demonstrate clear medium and long-term career goals.
      The training will require the trainees spending 50% of their time undergoing academic training
       combined with clinical training in the remaining 50%.
      The Clinical Lectureship will provide the trainee the opportunity to complete his/her clinical training in
       conjunction with postdoctoral research career development or higher educational training. It is
       expected that a substantial number of the trainees will, where appropriate, apply for a further, peer-
       reviewed externally-funded post-doctoral training award (such as a Clinician Scientist Award) or an
       award to support further training as an educationalist.

For further information: http://www.nihrtcc.nhs.uk/intetacatrain/cl

The University of Liverpool

Founded in 1881, the University of Liverpool has an impressive history of pioneering education and research,
with a particular emphasis on 'education for the professions'. The University of Liverpool is a Russell Group
institution, ranked by the Financial Times as the 15th largest research university in the UK and in its Top 10
for research productivity and industrial grant income.

The University‟s historical focus on „education for the professions‟ continues today with globally renowned
courses in disciplines such as medicine, engineering, dentistry, law, business and veterinary science.

Following an impressive showing in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, the University is attracting
additional partners, researchers and funding that will enable the institution to continue its vital work.

"Employability" is a primary goal for the University across all the institution‟s subject areas, so course
development is strongly informed by industry and the professions. In the most recent survey, 95.6% of the
institution graduates are engaged in employment or further study.

The University is engaged in a programme of Achieving Institutional Excellence, intended to engage staff at
all levels in innovating and improving the way the institution functions in order to help achieve the priorities
enshrined in the University's strategic plan.



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Relating to AIE the University of Liverpool has recently undergone a period of restructure. From the original
five Faculties; Arts, Science, Medicine, Engineering and Veterinary Sciences, there are now three; Health
and Life Sciences, Science and Engineering and Humanities and Social Sciences.


The Mersey Deanery

Situated within Brunswick Business Park, close to Liverpool's picturesque Brunswick Dock, the Deanery is
host to over 80 staff and a small number of visiting Doctors and Dentists. The Deanery is an information
handling base for all Cheshire and Merseyside trainee doctors. It is also the office for the Medical and Dental
Postgraduate Deans, Deputy Postgraduate Dean and Associate Deans.

Web address: http://www.merseydeanery.nhs.uk/default.aspx


The National Institute for Health Research and the NIHR Trainees Coordinating Centre (NIHRTCC)

The goal of the NIHR is to create a health research system in which the NHS supports outstanding
individuals, working in world class facilities, conducting leading edge research focused on the needs of
patients and the public. The NHS reputation for international excellence is growing as it gains recognition for
being the preferred host for collaborative and multi-centred research in the public interest in partnership with
and for industry. This will benefit patients, society, the NHS and all our stakeholders.

The NIHR will work with key partners involved in the different elements of NHS research.

The NIHR is directed by Professor Dame Sally C. Davies, Director General of Research and Development at
the Department of Health.

Web address: http://www.nihr.ac.uk/Pages/default.aspx

The NIHR Trainees Coordinating Centre (NIHRTCC) makes training awards to researchers whose work
focuses on people and patient-based applied health research.
The NIHR funds this research training in order to build a leading NHS Research Faculty, develop research
careers, research leaders and collaborators.
This research capacity development is managed by the NIHR Trainees Coordinating Centre (NIHRTCC) and
funded by the Department of Health.
The research must be relevant to the NHS, focussed on the current and future needs of patients and the
public and expected to have an impact within 5 years of its completion. The NIHR does not fund basic
research or work involving animals and/or animal tissue.
There are a large range of awards available: at different levels, to suit different work arrangements, types of
NHS staff and career paths.

Web address: http://www.nihrtcc.nhs.uk/


NHS Trusts

The University of Liverpool, in conjunction with the Mersey Deanery, works closely with 31 partner institutes,
which include Trusts, Acute Trusts and PCTs such as:
            Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust
            Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
            Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
            Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust
            The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust
            University Hospitals Morecambe Bay NHS Trust
            St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
            Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
            Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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              Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
              Warrington & Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
              5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Trust
              Cheshire & Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
              Merseycare NHS Trust
              Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology NHS Foundation Trust
              Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital NHS Trust (Cardiothoracic Centre)
              Liverpool Primary Care Trust
              Wirral Primary Care Trust


Further Particulars

Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals, already in possession of a NTN for this post in the
University Department of Molecular and Clinical Cancer Medicine with clinical duties in the Directorate of
General Surgery based at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital. Special consideration will be given to
those with a lead interest in Pancreas and Upper GI Surgery but is open to any SpR with an interest in any
Specialty within General Surgery. You will be awarded an honorary NHS SpR contract and participate in the
service requirements of the General Surgical Directorate, including on-call.

You will be expected to develop an independent research programme within a wider research group
consistent with strategic research areas of the Faculty and the RLUH (that is in Gastroenterology and/or
Cancer). You will be expected also to participate in the organisation and delivery of teaching to medical and
dental undergraduates.


(II) THE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF MOLECULAR AND CLINICAL CANCER MEDICINE

The Department of Molecular and Clinical Cancer Medicine is one of seven Departments within the Institute
of Translational Medicine.

i) Research

The Department of Molecular and Clinical Cancer Medicine:

      The UCD Building in the Royal Liverpool University Hospital (RLUH), on the 5th, 4th and 3rd Floors
       including the p53/MDM2 Group, Pancreas Cancer Groups, Liverpool Experimental Cancer Medicine
       Centre, EUROPAC (European Registry of Hereditary Pancreatitis and Familial Pancreas Cancer)
       Group, Pancreatitis and the Pancreas Biomedical Research Unit Groups.
      The Duncan Building which houses the several Haematology and Pathology research groups.
      The University of Liverpool Cancer Research Centre (ULCRC): Cancer Cell and Molecular Biology
       Groups, Genetic Profiling and Breast Cancer Group (from the Clatterbridge Cancer Research Trust),
       the CR-UK Liverpool Cancer Trials Unit (LCTU) and the Lung/Oesophageal Cancer Group.

The UCD and the ULCRC are closely situated to each other and adjacent to the main campus of the
University of Liverpool. The Department has large up-to-date laboratories for cell, bacterial, viral and yeast
culture to support the areas of molecular carcinogenesis and gene therapy, automatic gene sequencing,
automated real time RT-PCR, a radioisotopes laboratory, a darkroom, a walk-in cold room, a DNA-free
laboratory, storage facilities and a transgenics unit. There are up-to-date confocal microscopes and a small
animal imaging facility. The UCD and the ULCRC are conveniently situated close to the NHS wards, to
laboratory-based University Departments and to an extensive Animal House facility. The Head and Neck
Department is based at University Hospital Aintree with excellent research facilities in the Clinical Sciences
Building.

The Institute of Translational Medicine has over 190 clinical, scientific, technical, clinical trials and secretarial
staff and researchers. External funding includes support from the MRC, NIHR, Cancer Research UK,
Leukaemia Research Fund, BBSRC, AICR, Wellcome Trust, RCSEng, NWCRF, Roy Castle Foundation,
Cancer and Polio, Clatterbridge Cancer Research Trust and Industry (totalling around £15m).
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The Institute of Translational Medicine is very strongly focussed on research and contributed the main
element in the UoA2 RAE 2008 Cancer return.

CR-UK Liverpool Cancer Trials Unit (LCTU)
The CRUK Liverpool Cancer Trials Unit is based in the University of Liverpool Cancer Research Centre. The
LCTU is responsible for running major and international National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) trials and
is rapidly expanding following the award of core programme funding from Cancer Research UK. This facility
will be available to support the new Senior Lecturer.

The CR-UK LCTU works closely with the Centre for Medical Statistics and Health Services Research (Head:
Professor Paula Williamson). There is a short- to medium-term objective to bring all of the academic clinical
trials units in the University into a unified Liverpool Clinical Trials Centre.

Liverpool Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre (LECMC)
The School was recently awarded DoH/CR-UK Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre status in support of its
programme of biobanking, biomarker studies, new drug discovery translational research and early-phase
clinical trials.

Liverpool NIHR Pancreas Biomedical Research Unit
The Liverpool NIHR Pancreas Biomedical Research Unit (PBRU) was founded in 2008 with a £5.5 M NIHR
award to undertake translational programmes in acute pancreatitis, chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic
cancer to develop (1) novel drugs and interventions (2) accurate diagnostic techniques to detect, differentiate
and grade/stage disease (3) preventive strategies facilitated by novel biomarkers and drugs. The PBRU has
undertaken an extensive capital programme of laboratory refurbishment for our expanded GCLP laboratories
(with the LECMC and LCTU), a Clinical Trials Preparation Room in RLBUHT Pharmacy and a separate Drug
Discovery Laboratory with state-of-the-art automated confocal microscopy for cell-based assay candidate
screening. There is long-standing collaboration with the Department of Physiology with a suite of confocal
imaging microscopes, including for human translational research. This collaboration has given rise to
numerous ground-breaking discoveries in the pathobiology of pancreatitis, now undergoing translational
development. The PBRU adopts a broad, multi-disciplinary approach in which Imaging research will play a
central role, to deliver the UK‟s premier translational platform across the full spectrum of pancreatic disease.
The PBRU draws extensively on expertise in Clinical Pharmacology and the MRC Centre for Drug Safety
Science, plus all types of bioanalysis including mass spectrometry (with the LECMC). The PBRU has its own
four bedded Clinical Research Facility, working together with the LECMC Inpatient Facility (and burgeoning
Academic Oncology Unit) and Main RLBUHT Clinical Research Facility. The range of activities mirrors those
being undertaken in the LECMC but with separate revenue funding supporting 17 new posts.

ii) Undergraduate Teaching

There are six major hospitals responsible for undergraduate teaching. Liverpool University Medical School,
always popular amongst undergraduates, has a tradition of innovation. The curriculum has been revamped to
accord to the GMC recommendations for a fully integrated course. An important feature of the new course is
problem-based learning (PBL), in which all academic staff are expected to contribute substantially. There are
assessments at critical stages during the course, based around objective structured clinical examinations
(OSCEs). Liverpool Medical School achieved a 24/24 rating in the 1999 TQA assessment. The annual
student intake will rise to approximately 380 per annum over the next few years, confirming the status of
Liverpool as one of the top two largest medical schools in the UK. Moreover, the Department also provides
surgical teaching to the Dental undergraduates.

iii) Clinical Academic Staff:

     Professor JP Neoptolemos, has a principal area of research being in pancreatic cancer (RLUH).
     Professor R Sutton, has a principle area of research in pancreatitis (RLUH).
     Professor JK Field, has interests in lung, head and neck and in oesophageal cancer (ULCRC).
     Professor S Frostick, has interests in sarcoma (RLUH).
     Miss P Ghaneh, Reader, has interests in clinical trials and gene therapy of cancer pancreatic.
     Dr John Green, Clinical Senior Lecturer/Consultant Medical Oncologist at CCO.

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       Mr T Jones, Clinical Senior Lecturer Head and Neck Cancer Surgery.
       Mr R Shaw, Reader, MaxilloFacial Oncology.
       Mr C Halloran, Clinical Senior Lecturer, has interests in gene therapy of cancer (RLUH).
       Mr T Athwal, Clinical Lecturer, Mr L Vitone, Clinical Lecturer, Miss E Tweedle, Clinical Lecturer, Mr E
        Alabraba, Clinical Lecturer
       Professor A Jones, (Research Fellow) has interests in otolaryngology research (UHA).

There are a number of senior clinicians who hold honorary contracts with the University of Liverpool through
the Department of Molecular and Clinical Cancer Medicine and several Clinical Research Fellows funded
from various sources to undertake basic/translational research and teach undergraduates.

iv) Scientific Academic Staff:

       Professor Francis Barr, PhD (Professor of Molecular Oncology) is the Scientific Head of the Cancer
        Research Centre and cancer cell and molecular biology research group.
       Professor R Sibson PhD (Professor of Cancer Studies) has major interest in genetic profiling and
        indexing and further interest in breast cancer (CCRT Laboratories).
       Dr MT Boyd, PhD (Reader in Molecular Oncology) is Director of Laboratories and has an international
        reputation in studies of p53 regulation, in particular by MDM2 and cell-cycle control especially in
        relation to the role of MTBP in regulating MDM2 and p53 activity cancer cells (UCD).
       Dr E Costello, PhD (Senior Lecturer in Molecular Biology) is the Safety Officer and has interests in
        gene therapy and the proteomics of pancreatic cancer (UCD).
       Dr W Greenhalf, PhD (Lecturer in Molecular Biology) is the Computer Officer and has interests in
        molecular diagnosis and the genetics of pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer (UCD).
       Dr N Vlatković, PhD (Lecturer in Molecular Biology) is the Director of Transgenic Unit, which is being
        developed into a University facility as well as continuing to study the regulation and function of MDM2
        supporting on-going projects within the Faculty (UCD).
       Dr C Rubbi, PhD (Lecturer in Cancer Biology) has major interests in the role of the ubiquitination
        pathway in p53 regulation in particular by the nucleolus (UCD).
       Dr U Gruneberg, PhD, (Lecturer) CRC with an interest in epithelial signalling (Physiology).
       Professor A Varro, PhD (Professor of Physiology) has interests in the physiology, pathobiology and
        molecular oncology of gastrin (Physiology).
       Dr T Cox, PhD, is the Senior Lecturer in Medical Statistics at CR-UK LCTU/LECMC.

There are numerous post-docs, technicians and clinical trials staff appointed for laboratory research and
clinical trials.

v) Support Staff
    Divisional Support Officer (vacant post) and provides technical/administrative support.
    Technical staff in the Experimental Operating Unit provide excellent support for in vivo experiments and
     the breeding and care of transgenic animals.
    There are three University secretaries who support the Academic Staff.

vi) Further staff in the Department of Molecular and Clinical Cancer Medicine include:

        Professor John C Cawley, Ronald Finn Professor of Experimental Medicine, has interests in the
         biology of CLL and hairy cell leukaemia.
        Professor Richard E Clark, Professor of Haematology/Consultant Haematologist, research field is the
         biology and treatment of CML.
        Professor C H Toh, Professor of Haematology/Consultant Haematologist (because of interest in
         haemostasis/inflammation, part of School of Clinical Sciences)
        Professor Andrew R Pettitt, Professor of Haematology/Consultant Haematologist, interests in clinical
         trials in CLL and drug resistance in that disease.
        Professor Patrick Chu, Consultant Haematologist(visiting Professor, University Hong Kong)
        Dr Nagesh Kalakonda, Senior Lecturer/Consultant Haematologist, research area epigenetic control of
         CLL cell functions.
        Dr Joseph R Slupsky, Senior Lecturer (Non-Clinical) examining cell signalling in CLL.
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      Dr Jack Zhuang, Non-Clinical Lecturer researching apoptosis and Bcl2 proteins in CLL.
      Dr Stephen F Hawkins, Clinical Lecturer investigating cytoskeleton of CLL cells.
      Dr Robert J Harris, University Laboratory Manager, supporting work investigating the role of
       phosphatises in CML cell function.
      Dr Kathy Till, Senior Experimental Officer currently defining the role of Rap1 GTPase in CLL cell
       function.
      Professor Chris Foster, Professor of Pathology, Chairman of the Cancer Tissue Bank Research
       Centre, interests in the pathology of urological malignancies, particularly in the discovery of novel
       prognostic biomarkers in prostate cancer.
       Professor Youqiang Ke, Professor in Molecular Pathology, works on the development of molecular
       biological techniques and their application to the discovery of genes specifically modulated in prostate
       cancer.
      Professor Christine Gosden, Professor of Medical Genetics, has interests in the structure and
       expression of genes, especially the expression of splice variants, in human cancers from embryo to
       adult and their role in determining the behaviour of malignant tissues.
      Dr Sarah Coupland, Reader in Pathology, has interests in uveal melanoma, particularly the molecular
        biology of these malignancies in comparison with non-ocular lymphoma.
      Dr Tim Helliwell, Reader in Pathology has interests in head and neck cancer. He also leads the
       delivery of Pathology teaching within the undergraduate medical and dental curriculum.
      Dr Fiona Watson, Lecturer, also the Admission Tutor the MB ChB Medical Course.


(III) WIDER UNIVERSITY

   UNIVERSITY LIBRARY AND POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION FACILITIES

       The Library will:
        provide access to learning materials to support the University‟s courses of study
        liaise with academic staff to ensure that material relevant to students‟ needs is acquired by the
          Library
        maintain a catalogue of its holdings and make it available through the University‟s computer
          network
        make available written and on-line guides to the Library and its services and provide introductory
        guidance to new students through pre-arranged induction sessions
        provide access to a range of electronic information sources
        provide a reservation service for material which is out on loan
        provide a search service for books which cannot be found on the shelves
        offer an Inter-Library Loan service to supplement the Library‟s holdings
        provide study space catering for a variety of different needs
        co-operate with other local Libraries to facilitate access for Liverpool University staff and students
        be committed to securing feedback from our users through regular surveys and through the use of
        e-mail and other appropriate channels Quality services can only be delivered in partnership with
              our users.

   Further information concerning the University of Liverpool Library Service can be found at the following
   web address: http://www.liv.ac.uk/library/.


   POSTGRADUATE OPPORTUNITIES

   The University of Liverpool has a strong tradition of research excellence.

   The University‟s academic staff constitutes a large group of active researchers engaged in pursuing
   scholarship and programmes of fundamental, strategic and applied research which has attracted more
   than £61 million in external research grants and contracts.



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The varied and stimulating environment provides excellent research opportunities for postgraduate
students and enhances the quality of the wide range of taught programmes which are offered at
postgraduate level.

Further information concerning postgraduate opportunities and education facilities can be found at the
following web address: http://www.liv.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/

UNDERTAKING RESEARCH IN THE UNIVERSITY

In relation to ensuring that staff are able to undertake research of the quality identified, we will seek to:

       Provide the appropriate infrastructure and facilities to support our research objectives, with a
        specific focus on accommodation, the Library, computing services, and other core support
        services.

       Ensure a safe environment is provided to undertake research and that training and advice is
        provided so that all staff and students are appropriately trained to undertake the research.

       Monitor the ethics of our research programmes with appropriate processes to ensure all our
        research adheres to current ethical standards.

       Monitor the opportunities for interdisciplinary and collaborative research and encourage the
        development of these opportunities including critical mass where appropriate.

FUNDING TO SUPPORT RESEARCH

Key to the success of our research is the need to obtain the appropriate levels of funding from external
sources for us to be able to undertake the quality of research identified in our mission and we will seek
to:

i.      Provide timely and accurate information on funding sources and opportunities through a proactive
        approach/links with funding bodies and the commercial sector.

ii.     Provide support on how to prepare high quality applications through the provision of advice and
        mentoring, and through sharing best practice.

iii.    Review our costing and pricing strategy to ensure we maximise the direct funding and overhead
        income we generate through external research grants.

iv.     Explore a range of potential incentive schemes to ensure we encourage the appropriate research
        activity and culture across the University.

v.      Enhance the level of funding we obtain to maximise the numbers of research and research support
        staff, and postgraduate research students.

vi.     Ensure that the University financial support for Research is appropriately deployed and focused to
        underpin our research mission. This will include how the Research Development Fund (RDF) and
        University support for Research Studentships. The Division and the School have policies in place
        to optimize support for all of the research groups with particular emphasis placed on newly
        appointed staff.

vii.    Review how overheads are utilised and allocated to ensure that this is appropriate in terms of our
        overall mission.

viii.   Provide advice from the University on how the overheads generated might be deployed in order to
        underpin the research strategy.

ix.     Respond to allocated research income targets and assess performance against these targets.

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 CLINICAL DUTIES

 You will join the General Surgical Directorate in the Royal Liverpool University Hospital in which the
 objectives are to reach the highest national and international standards in clinical practice and research.
 The Upper GI Unit is one of two Regional Centres in Liverpool for Oesophago-Gastric and is the single
 Supra-Regional Centre for Pancreatic Cancer.

 The Supra-Regional Pancreatic Centre is based at the RLUH with the full complement of beds on wards
 5B, 5HDU, 5A/B and 5A and with direct access to the four-bedded Post-Operative Critical Care Unit
 (POCCU) and a 13-bedded ITU. Emergency General Surgery cases are admitted onto the Emergency
 Surgical Admissions Unit (ESAU) on ward 11Z.

 The five consultant staff (with leading interests shown) comprise:-
   Professor JP Neoptolemos – Pancreatobiliary surgery
   Professor R Sutton - Pancreatobiliary surgery
   Miss P Ghaneh - Hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery
   Mr M Raraty (NHS) – Pancreatobiliary surgery
   Mr C Halloran - Pancreato-biliary surgery

 Support staff include:-
   Two SpRs, one always being a Lecturer
   Two BSTs
   Four PRHOs
   Two specialist practitioner nurses, including a McMillan Pancreas Cancer Specialist Nurse and a
   nutrition specialist.
   Pancreas MDT Co-ordinator and assistant.

The Regional Oesophago-Gastric Centre: consultant staff
   Mr M Hartley - Gastro-oesophageal surgery.
   Mr N Howes - Gastro-oesophageal surgery.
   Mr Richard Page (Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital) - Oesophageal surgery

Support staff include:-
   Two SpRs, one based at the Cardiothoracic Centre (Thoracic SpR)
   Two BSTs
   Two PRHOs
   One Cancer Specialist Nurse and a nutrition specialist.
   Oesophago-Gastric MDT Co-ordinator and assistant.

 There is a large Gastroenterology Directorate with the latest imaging facilities, including EUS and ERCP.
 The Oesophago-gastric and HPB Unit is supported by a strong Radiology Department, including spiral
 CT, MRI and interventional radiology. There are 11 theatres at the RLUH and the sessions are serviced
 by highly experienced anaesthetists with well-developed ITU and HDU facilities.

 Existing HPB-UGI surgical facilities include:

 Ten operating sessions at the RLUH (two sessions for each day of the week)
 Additional major thoracic surgery at the Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital (Broadgreen Hospital site)
 One Upper GI endoscopy list (with an ERCP list as an option)
 Five outpatient clinics
 Four operating sessions at Broadgreen Hospital for minor and intermediate surgery.

 You will be expected to undertake five NHS PAs (flexible within the Unit‟s time tabling) that will include
 an all day operating list (two PAs), one outpatients (one PA), ward rounds and NHS administration as
 well as participating in the surgeon of the week and on-call rotas (two Pas).

 You must attend the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) relevant to their particular interest, eg the Pancreas
 Tumour MDT and the Gastro-Oesophageal MDT and must participate in regular audit meetings.

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There is direct managerial accountability to the University Head of the Department of Molecular and
Clinical Cancer Medicine (t.b.a.) and the Institute of Translational Medicine (Professor K Park) as well as
the Clinical Director of General Surgery, RLBUHT (Mr. P. Carter). All matters relating to the laboratories,
including office space, is the responsibility of the Director of Laboratories (Dr. M. Boyd).

You will be expected, at all times, to conform to the policies of the University and the Trust, maintain the
highest academic, professional and clinical standards and establish the best possible relations with
University and NHS colleagues.


POSTGRADUATE RESPONSIBILITIES

You will be expected to support all postgraduate activities. Notably this includes the training of PRHOs,
BSTs in response to the Postgraduate Dean‟s Office and the Specialist Training and Education
Committee (STEC) for Surgery. The Department is responsible for the Part III FRCS Course (once per
year) and the GP Minor Surgery Course (twice per year). The Division also works closely with NHS
colleagues to host specialist training sessions in conjunction with the MASTER (Minimal Access Surgery,
Training, Education and Research) Unit and also Symposia. In particular the HPB Master classes and
Symposia (Lead Organiser Mr G. Poston) are a high priority.

THE ROYAL LIVERPOOL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

The Royal Liverpool University Hospital is the major teaching hospital associated with the University of
Liverpool. There are over 1300 beds covering the major specialities except neurology, neurosurgery,
paediatrics, obstetrics, gynaecology, cardiothoracic surgery and plastic surgery, which are situated in
Regional Units in nearby hospitals. The unified Trust is the major provider of secondary level services to
the adult population of the city of Liverpool. Across the two sites (Royal and Broadgreen) there are over
225 general surgical beds, including 175 7-day beds and nearly 50 programmed surgery 5-day beds.
Day surgery and minor surgery facilities exist on both sites, the Accident and Emergency facilities are
provided only on the Royal Liverpool site.

A number of specialist gastroenterology services exist within the hospital, and specialist joint oncology
services integrate the RLUH with the Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology on the Wirral. The nine
gastroenterologists are: Professor Sir I Gilmore (President, Royal College of Physicians), Professor J
Rhodes, Professor M Pritchard (Head of Department of Gastroeneterology), Dr M Lombard (Clinical
Director of Gastroenterology), Dr A Ellis, Dr H Smart, Professor A Morris and Dr K Leiper. ERCP is
undertaken by Professor Sir I Gilmore, Dr H Smart, Dr J Evans and Dr M Lombard.

The Gastroenterology Unit provides one of the most sophisticated endoscopy services in the country,
including the full range of oesophago-gastroscopy with endosonography, sclerotherapy and laser,
interventional ERCP, enteroscopy and colonoscopy. The Unit is developing a photodynamic therapy
service. The Surgical Directorate has physiological measurement facilities for both upper and lower GI
investigation and employs two full-time technicians.

The hospital has a full range of imaging services including spiral CT, MRI, endoluminal ultrasound,
interventional radiology and the Regional Nuclear Medicine Department. The lead HPB-UGI radiologists
are Dr C. Garvey, Dr M Hughes and Dr J Evans. The lead interventional HPB-GI radiologist is Dr J
Evans. The lead in nuclear medicine for HPB and GI neuroendocrine tumours is Dr S Vinjamuri.

The RLUH forms part of the Liverpool Cancer Centre for Research (LCCR) with the Clatterbridge Centre
for Oncology (CCO) for tertiary level cancer care for Merseyside and beyond. Radiotherapy facilities are
based at Clatterbridge on the Wirral. The lead medical oncologist in HPB-UGI is Dr D Smith and the
clinical oncologist is Dr S Myint. Joint clinics in HPB and GI oncology take place weekly involving Clinical
and Medical Oncologists from the CCO.

Specialist HPB-UGI pathology services are provided by Dr F Campbell, Dr J Nash and Dr B Azadeh and
closely collaborate with members of the Division and Directorate in clinical and basic research. The
Cancer Tissue Bank Research Centre is led by Professor C Foster and also plays an important part in

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the clinical and basic research of the Department. There are monthly joint pathology meetings as part of
the upper GI and Pancreas-Liver MDTs that the Lecturer will be expected to attend.

The Minimal Access Surgery Training, Education and Research Unit provides a state of the art facility for
postgraduate surgical training and the development of new surgical techniques. The Unit is based in the
main operating theatre suite. There are co-axial line connections to the Department of Molecular and
Clinical Cancer Medicine and the Gastroenterology and Interventional Radiology suites on the ground
floor, and CODEC connections to both the Royal College of Surgeons England (MATTU) and Royal
College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MATTU Scotland). These CODEC facilities allow direct access to all
other such equipped Units worldwide. A regular postgraduate training (both BST and HST) programme is
now ongoing, in addition to a full programme of advanced surgical courses in all disciplines.

The Linda McCartney Centre houses specialist outpatient facilities and the RLUH Education Centre.
There is a large modern lecture theatre with video-conferencing facilities, several seminar rooms and a
large clinical library that compliments the Departmental Library and the Henry Cohen Library on the
adjacent main University Campus.

The RLUH disperses circa £250,000 each year for high quality R&D projects, with particular preference
to newly appointed Senior Lecturers and Consultants.

The General Surgical Directorate comprises the following units that participate in the on-call general
surgery rota.

Upper GI/HPB Unit:       6 consultants (see above)

Coloproctology Unit: Mr P Rooney, Mr P Carter, Mr U Gur

Breast and Endocrine Unit: Mr C Holcombe, Miss A Waghorn, Mr C Chandrashekar

The Vascular and Transplant Directorate provides separate on-call cover for vascular emergencies and
transplantation. In addition there are other surgically relevant Directorates of Urology, Orthopaedics,
ENT, Theatres and Anaesthesia.

LIVERPOOL AS A PLACE TO LIVE AND WORK

Liverpool has a long history as a coastal centre for commerce and gained its Royal Charter from King
John in 1207. The strong trading links with Ireland also gave to Liverpool a special cultural development,
no less diminished in the present. Liverpool became one of the greatest commercial and industrial cities
of Victoria‟s Empire and still boasts some of the finest buildings in the land. The beginnings of the
modern University of Liverpool can be traced back to the founding of the Liverpool Royal Institution in
1814 and the Liverpool Royal Institution School of Medicine and Surgery in 1834. Today the University of
Liverpool is the only institution in the country to pride itself of a Medical School, Veterinary School,
Dental School and School of Tropical Medicine. The extraordinary ambition of Liverpool is today
observed in its breathtaking transformation into a modern City through massive and unrelenting
investment – only Liverpool could boast a football club of unique stature and two cathedrals. There is of
course the Liverpool Symphony Orchestra, the Walker Art Gallery, several theatres and numerous
excellent restaurants. There are many fine traditional and modern places to live within the City and
children‟s schools are of an exceptional standard. The areas around Liverpool are some of the most
beautiful in Britain. Liverpool and Manchester airports provide the complete range of word-wide
destinations and are both within easy reach of the City and its environs. London is now only a 2½ hour
train journey away. Reflecting Liverpool‟s breathtaking regeneration and contribution to the heritage,
education and wealth of the nation, the City has been awarded European Capital of Culture 2008.
Altogether Liverpool is a great place to live and work.




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Other key contacts include:
  Mr P Carter (Clinical Director of Surgery)                   0151 706-3455
  Professor R Sutton (Pancreas and HPB Unit)                   0151 706-4187
  Dr MT Boyd (Director of Laboratories)                        0151 706-4185
  Dr J Beattie (Clinical Director of Anaesthesia)              0151 706-3192
  Dr M Lombard (Gastroenterology)                              0151 706-3568
  Dr H Smart (Gastroenterology)                                0151 706-3557
  Dr C Garvey (Radiology)                                      0151 706-2796
  Dr F Campbell (Clinical Director in Pathology)               0151 706-5887
  Mr T Bell, Chief Executive RLUH                              0151 706-2259
  Dr P Williams, Medical Director RLUH                         0151-706-3138
  Professor D Graham, Head of the Medical School               0151-706-4261


  PRIVATE PRACTICE

  The appointment will be subject to the condition that the person appointed shall not engage in
  remunerative private practice.


  Honorary NHS Research Passport

  As an applicant for a post which involves contact with patients, you will require an NHS Research
  Passport. Appointment will be subject to Occupational Health screening.


  Pathogens

  You will be required to handle pathogens or potentially infected specimens of unfixed human/animal
  tissue (including blood), although appropriate measures will be in place to control the risk. You may
  be offered appropriate immunisations and/or records of your work with infectious material/infectious
  micro-organisms may be kept. You will be advised in your offer letter to contact the occupational
  Health Department to check on your vaccination status.

  Direct Clinical Contact with Patients / Social Contact with Patients

  You will work in an area which will require direct clinical and/or social contact with patients. A system
  to control the risks is in place. Appointment will be subject to Occupational Health screening.

  CRB

  As the work involves working with young people and / or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate
  will be asked to make an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau disclosure.

  Pathogens

  You will be required to handle pathogens or potentially infected specimens of unfixed human/animal
  tissue (including blood), although appropriate measures will be in place to control the risk. You may
  be offered appropriate immunisations and/or records of your work with infectious material/infectious
  micro-organisms may be kept. You will be advised in your offer letter to contact the occupational
  Health Department to check on your vaccination status.

                                   ______________________




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1.      This is a permanent post, but appointment will normally be for a probationary period of four years.
        Confirmation in appointment will be made at the end of this period provided that the Review
        Committee for the Faculty is satisfied that the appointee has fulfilled the criteria for confirmation.
        These criteria are:
          that the appointee has applied himself or herself to research and the advancement of
            knowledge as shown by work completed or in an active state of preparation,
          that he or she has satisfactorily undertaken such teaching and taken such part in University
            examinations as have been assigned, and
          that he or she has performed such administrative duties within the department as have been
            assigned

     The satisfactory undertaking of professional duties associated with the appointment will also be taken
     into account.

     If the appointee has been confirmed in appointment at this University or another equivalent UK
     institution, no further probationary period would be required in this post. Relevant experience at this
     or another institution, without confirmation in appointment, may be taken into account when
     determining the length of the probationary period.

     The University‟s Learning and Teaching Strategy requires that all new probationary academic staff
     attend an Induction event, and undertake and complete the Certificate in Professional Studies in
     Learning and Teaching in Higher Education. Further details of the CPS can be obtained from
     www.liv.ac.uk/eddev/teaching_qualifications/CPS/ Individuals may be exempted from all or part of the
     CPS, depending upon their qualifications and experience.

2.   Whilst the post is a full-time one, outside paid work (in addition to a reasonable amount of examining and
     literary work) may be undertaken with the permission of, and under conditions approved by, the Council.


3.   The Occupational Pension Scheme associated with this appointment is the Universities Superannuation
     Scheme (USS). Under the provisions of this scheme a member of staff currently contributes at a rate of
     6.35% of his or her pensionable salary and the University such sum as may be required to maintain the
     full benefit of the scheme. Employees of the Faculty of Medicine who at the time of their appointment
     have been a member of the National Health Service Pension Scheme (NHSPS) in the previous 12
     months, may apply to continue their membership of the NHSPS during their employment at the
     University.

     Full particulars of the schemes can be obtained, on request, from the Director of Human Resources.

     An acceptance of this appointment will be taken as an application to join USS or remain in NHSPS and
     have the appropriate contributions deducted from pensionable salary unless the Director of Human
     Resources expressly notified in writing either before commencing employment, within three months of
     that date or on expiry of three months notice, that the appointee intends to make his or her own pension
     arrangements.

     Should the appointee decide to make his or her own personal pension arrangements, the University will
     not contribute to the personal arrangement. No other form of supplementation of pension benefits will be
     available from the University.

     It may be possible for a newly appointed member of staff who has not been in USS to have his or her
     accrued benefits from his or her former pension scheme transferred to the USS. In such a case, USS will
     be asked to investigate a transfer payment and will provide, on actuarial advice, a proposal for a number
     of years' credit in USS which such payment would secure. The member of staff is at liberty either to
     accept this or elect to deal with his or her accrued benefits as determined by the rules of his or her former
     scheme.

4.   The appointment is subject to retirement at the age of sixty-five and upon the basis of the Statutes,
     Ordinances and Regulations of the University for the time being. The terms of appointment will be in
     accordance with the Education Reform Act, 1988.
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5.   (a)   The University will normally provide financial assistance to newly appointed members of staff
           (excluding research staff funded from outside sources) who are required to relocate within a
           reasonable distance of the University.

     (b)   Claims for relocation from any point in the British Isles
           In normal circumstances claims for reimbursement will not exceed;
            (i)   The full costs of removing furniture and personal effects to the new area; costs of
                  storage incidental to the move will normally be met for a period not exceeding two
                  weeks. The member of staff must personally obtain three written quotations from
                  independent removal companies, if appropriate, or alternatively are permitted to submit
                  claims for carrying out their own removal. The member of staff may choose any of the
                  three companies, however the University will only reimburse the cost of the lowest
                  quotation. The member of staff must submit a receipted invoice.

           (ii)   Any identified costs connected with the move up to a maximum of one month‟s gross
                  basic salary (as payable on commencing the appointment attracting eligibility to
                  removal expenses) as specified in your letter of appointment or Statement of Terms
                  and Conditions. Such other expenses may include legal fees, estate agents and
                  surveyors fees, preliminary visits to the area to view prospective properties, stamp
                  duty, fixtures and fittings etc. Storage costs for furniture and personal effects may be
                  reimbursed beyond two weeks from within the one month‟s gross basic salary
                  claimable by the member of staff.

     (c)   Claims for relocation from Abroad
           Claims for reimbursement will be considered individually on their merits by the Director of
           Human Resources but will as far as possible be in line with the procedure set out in (b) above.

     (d)   In making a claim for removal expenses a member of staff must:-
           (i)    have received and accepted a written offer of employment with the University.
           (ii)   acknowledge that should the appointment not last for a period of three years, the
                  University retains the right to reclaim all, or a proportion of the payment made.

                  Up to 6 months                               100% reclaim
                  Over 6 months up to 12 months                80% reclaim
                  Over 12 months up to 18 months               60% reclaim
                  Over 18 months up to 24 months               40% reclaim

           The requirement to repay removal expenses will be waived where a member of staff leaves
           before three years have expired through any change instigated by the University over which
           the individual has no direct control.

           Any claims for relocation should normally be made within three years of taking up an
           appointment attracting eligibility for removal expenses.




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                         SUPPLEMENTARY PERSON SPECIFICATION
        FOR CANDIDATES APPLYING FOR A CLINICAL LECTURESHIP AS PART OF INTEGRATED
                                ACADEMIC TRAINING


                          ESSENTIAL                     DESIRABLE               WHEN EVALUATED
ELIGIBILITY        Higher degree (MD, PhD         Evidence of                Application form
                    or equivalent)                  commitment to specialty
                   Evidence of good               Intercalated honours
                    progress in clinical            degree and/or additional
                    training and that               qualifications e.g. MSc
                    completion of specialty         etc
                    training may be
                    accommodated either
                    during or after the 4 year
                    period of the CL award
                   Evidence of achievement
                    of Foundation
                    competences and MRCS
                    or equivalent
KNOWLEDGE &        Demonstration of               Knowledge of the centre    Application Form and
ACHIEVEMENTS        acquisition of the level of     hosting the research       selection centre
                    knowledge and skills            and how this is best
                    necessary for the               placed to support the
                    achievement of                  research, education and
                    Foundation and clinical         training needs
                    (matched to the entry          Prizes or distinctions
                    level) competencies or
                    equivalent                     Presentation of work at
                                                    a national or
                   Demonstration of                international meeting
                    understanding of, and
                    commitment to, an              Significant publications
                    academic career                 in peer reviewed
                                                    journals
                   Demonstration of the
                    potential for scientific
                    independence and the
                    ability to lead a research
                    team
                   Potential to become a
                    leader in chosen field
EDUCATIONAL &      Demonstration of                                           Application Form
PERSONAL            understanding and
ASPECTS             commitment to academic
                    career
                   Indication of medium and
                    long-term career goals
                   Demonstration of
                    educational reasons for
                    applying for Clinical
                    Lectureship Programme



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                      ESSENTIAL             DESIRABLE    WHEN EVALUATED
PROFESSIONAL    Evidence of team working               Application Form and
SKILLS           skills                                 selection centre
                Evidence of leadership
                 potential




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      PLEASE COMPLETE AND RETURN THIS FORM WITH YOUR APPLICATION FORM AND CV

Academic Achievement and Professional qualifications
   University (ies) attended. Please also indicate the Department or     Dates
   School.




Shortlisted candidates will be required to bring original certificates to the interviews
   Degree/Diploma (include BSc,        Awarding Body                       Date of Qualification
   BDS, BChD, MBBS, MSc,
   MB/PhD, PhD, MD or equivalent)
   – state class of degree awarded,
   where appropriate.




  Prizes and other academic            Awarding Body                       Date of Award
  distinctions




Key and Relevant Academic Achievements
   Prizes or other academic distinctions. Please provide any relevant additional information to that
   provided above.




Describe your PhD research. Include a brief description of your main findings and their impact and the
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research methods you used (up to 750 words).




Please describe any research training that you have received to date, for example, training courses in
research methods (up to 250 words).




Publications (short-listed candidates will be asked to bring copies of all peer-reviewed publications to
the interview).




Presentations/posters at national or international conferences (indicate whether national or
international).




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Other Relevant Experience


Please provide brief description of any teaching experience you have had. You may include
experience gained outside of medicine/dentistry.




Please give examples and brief details of experience you have had of management or leadership.




Aims, Career Objectives, and Commitment to a career in Academic Medicine/Dentistry

Please indicate your medium and long-term career goals in relation to an academic career.




If you are successful in gaining a Clinical Lectureship, please describe how you will manage the
completion of your clinical training.




Please explain how the hosting research department will support your research aims and career
objectives.
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Any further information relevant to an application for a Clinical Lectureship


Please provide any further information that you feel is relevant to this application, in particular, areas
that have not been covered elsewhere. Please state what skills and attributes you will bring to this
position and how you meet the selection criteria.




Academic Referees
Name, job title and address of at least two referees, one of whom should be able to comment on your
suitability for a Clinical Lectureship.
1                                   2




Telephone Number                    Telephone Number
Fax Number                          Fax Number
Email address                       Email address




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Guidance Notes for completion of the “Supplementary Questions for candidates applying for a
Clinical Lectureship as part of Integrated Academic Training”

These Guidance Notes are for candidates applying for an NIHR Clinical Lectureship. In addition to the
application form please ensure that you meet the criteria in the Person Specification for a Clinical Lectureship
and eligibility criteria outlined in the paper „Clinical Lectureships: Eligibility, Entry and Exit Points from April
2010‟ which can be downloaded from the NIHR Trainees Co-ordinating Centre (NIHR TCC) website at
http://www.nihrtcc.nhs.uk.

Academic Achievement and Professional Qualifications

University (ies) attended

Please provide the name of the university or universities that you have attended with dates where you gained
your professional or academic qualifications. For each, please name the Department or School where you
were based for your study.

Degree/Diplomas

Please provide all the qualifications that you have achieved which you feel are relevant to your application for
a Clinical Lectureship. Where a class or grade was associated with your qualification, please provide this
information. The date and awarding body of your qualification(s) should also be provided. Please note that
original certificates will be requested at interview.

Prizes or other academic distinctions

Please list any prizes or academic distinctions (maximum of six) which you have gained and provide the date
of award and the awarding body for each.

Key and Relevant Academic Achievement

Prizes and other academic distinctions

This section gives you the opportunity to provide further detail about the prizes or distinctions you have
achieved. Please select those that are relevant to your application for a Clinical Lectureship and briefly
describe what you did in order to be recognised with a prize or distinction.

Describe your PhD research

This section gives you the opportunity to describe the research you completed for your PhD. Please include a
brief description of your main findings and the impact these have had. Examples of impact could include:-
     Contribution of research to practice, diagnosis, treatment or management of patients;
     Contribution of research to the understanding of a disease process;
     Changes to a service (e.g. a referral pathway); and translation of a research finding or development
        into clinical practice (e.g. a diagnostic tool)
Please also give details of the research methods that you used. Please do not exceed the 750 word limit.

Research training received to date

This section provides you with the opportunity to give details about any other research training you have
received to date. You only have 250 words, but please give brief details of any training courses or projects
that you have been involved with.

Publications

Please list all your publications. Please note that short-listed candidates will be required to provide copies of
their peer-reviewed publications at interview.

Presentations/posters
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Please provide details of any posters or presentations you have given at both national and international
conferences. Please make it clear which are national and which are international.

Other Relevant Experience

Teaching experience

Please describe any experience you have of teaching and indicate where this is relevant to research. You
may also include examples outside of medicine/dentistry.

Management or leadership

Please give examples and brief details of the experience you have had of developing your management or
leadership skills.

Aims, Career Objectives and Commitment to a Career in Academic Medicine/Dentistry

Medium and long-term career goals

Please indicate your medium and long-term goals in relation to academic medicine/dentistry. You might wish
to say what you are aiming to be doing in 5 and 10 years time.

Managing completion of clinical training

Please use this section to describe how you will manage the completion of your clinical training alongside
your academic development. Please provide a timetable of your plans.

Support from Host Department

Please explain how the host department offering the Clinical Lectureship you have chosen will support your
research aims and career objectives.



Any further information

Please use this section to provide information which might support your application that has not been
covered elsewhere on the form. Please describe the skills and attributes that you feel you have which make
you a suitable candidate for a Clinical Lectureship.




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