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Associate Professor/Honorary Consultant in Ophthalmology

University of Leicester
Leicester, Leicestershire
ClinicalConsultant: £88,364 - £119,133 per annum
Closing date
17 Dec 2022

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Hospital, University & research, Ophthalmology
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Psychology and Vision Sciences
Full-time permanent
40 hour per week 

About the role

You will be a high calibre clinician/scientist (Ophthalmology), possessing full GMC registration and a licence to practice. 

You will have a research profile of well-established national/international standing, be expected to be a significant research income generator and supervise a team of clinical and non-clinical postgraduate and undergraduate researchers.  There are opportunities for those with a specific interest in clinical genetics to undertake work with the Trust’s clinical genetics team.

You will be a member of a multi-disciplinary team of scientists and clinicians who have been brought together in the Ulverscroft Eye Unit, within the School of Psychology & Vision Sciences, to develop a programme of high quality research directed at ophthalmology and ocular genetics. The group has a national and international reputation in translational and clinical research.

In addition to five academic programmed activities, you will also deliver five programmed activities delivering consultant clinical service at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

Additional information

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to: 

University:   Professor Kevin Paterson, Head of Department,
UHL: Mr Somnath Banerjee,

The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community.

We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

Closing date: 17 December 2022.

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