Clinical Senior Lecturer in Colorectal Surgery

London (Central), London (Greater)
£79,860 – £107,668 plus benefits
10 Aug 2020
09 Sep 2020
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Department of Surgery and Cancer

Division of Surgery

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Colorectal Surgery

Salary Range: £79,860 - £107,668 per annum dependant on level of seniority plus £2,162 LA plus on call supplement at the appropriate rate

The Department of Surgery and Cancer at Imperial College London seeks to appoint a Clinical Senior Lecturer in Colorectal Surgery providing an outstanding opportunity to join a world-leading team whose interdisciplinary research ranks it as one of the global premier academic departments of surgery. The post will be full-time and funded for 5 years in the first instance and will hold an honorary consultant contract with Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (ICHNT)

The Department’s overarching mission is to innovate, develop and apply new translational technologies. Utilizing approaches and models to improve medical and surgical diagnostics, clinical decision-making and patient stratification. This will better inform health policy decisions and government policy.

The Division of Surgery’s interdisciplinary research spans from basic to applied and translational research across several outstanding surgical platforms such as technology, metabonomics, and patient safety. The Division is closely aligned with the Institute of Global Health Innovation and its four research centres including; the Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery, the Helix Centre for Design and Healthcare, the Centre for Health Policy and the Centre for Digestive and Gut Health.

The appointee will join the team led by Professor Ara Darzi. From the clinical and NHS perspective the post holder will be a member of the clinical colorectal team within the Division of Surgery, Cancer and Cardiovascular in ICHNT. This appointment will be the core of the academic development of the themes above and will include the academic and service improvement of Colorectal and Minimal Invasive Surgery.

The successful candidate is encouraged to demonstrate a developing reputation in their field of research and an ability to attract funds to support it. As well as to have a proven track record in publishing, education including UG teaching, PG education and supervision as well as an outstanding reputation in provision of clinical service. Clinical responsibilities will include development of pelvic floor and inflammatory bowel disease service. The appointee is required to play an active role in leading undergraduate and postgraduate education in surgery.

The post holder must be accredited in General Surgery and should hold a higher degree (MD (Res), MD, MS or PhD) or equivalent. They should also preferably hold a Surgical Fellowship in their speciality and must be independent operators for the appropriate surgical procedures.

This appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced level Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure. Further information about the DBS disclosure process can be found at or by telephoning 0870 90 90 811. You may also wish to view the College’s policy statements on the Recruitment and Employment of Ex-Offenders and the Secure Storage, Use, Retention & Disposal of Disclosures and Disclosure Information.

Imperial College is supportive of flexible working. The recruiting department are happy to discuss the possibility of implementing such arrangements for this post, with suitably qualified people subject to operational requirements.

Informal enquires are welcomed by Professor Ara Darzi ( and Mr George Reese (

Our preferred method of application is online via our website Please complete and upload an application form as directed.

The College is a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see

The College believes that the use of animals in research is vital to improve human and animal health and welfare. Animals may only be used in research programmes where their use is shown to be necessary for developing new treatments and making medical advances. Imperial is committed to ensuring that, in cases where this research is deemed essential, all animals in the College’s care are treated with full respect, and that all staff involved with this work show due consideration at every level.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

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