Clinical Fellow (Higher-Senior) and ID & Medical Virology

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£50,017 (pre-CCT) or £55,790 (post-CCT) per annum pro-rata
26 Nov 2021
02 Dec 2021
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Applications are invited for the post of Clinical Fellow (Higher-Senior) in Infectious Diseases and Medical Virology, at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, part of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. This post is available from 23 December 2021 until 06 September 2022.

The post is available to applicants who have clinical experience and qualifications equivalent to ST3 level or above, as well as applicants who are post-CCT.

Main duties of the job

The Infectious Diseases team takes direct care of adult inpatients with a broad range of infections as well as undertaking a consult service within the hospital to review patients under other teams with complex infections. The post holder will be expected to share duties to cover the service with training grade registrars in infectious diseases.

The duties of the post in clinical virology is based at PHE Clinical Microbiology and Public Health Laboratory on site. These will contribute to Clinical Virology and Public Health Laboratory’s service delivery to its internal and external users, and include participation in virology registrars’ clinical rota during routine working hours. Participation in out-of-hours virology on-call is required should funding become available.

Please note that these posts do not carry Postgraduate Dean’s approval or training recognition.

Full Registration and a Licence to Practice with the General Medical Council at time of application is required.

Working for your organisation

The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013). Non-UK applicants must possess the IELTS/OET exam before obtaining a GMC licence to practice.

Applications from job seekers who require skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

It is a requirement for skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please refer to the Job description and Person specification attached for further details on the main responsibilities and duties for this post.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Informal enquiries about this post should be addressed to Dr Elinor Moore, Specialty Lead for Infectious Diseases ( and Dr Hongyi Zhang, Specialty Lead for Virology (