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Clinical Senior Lecturer in HIV/GU Medicine

Imperial College London
London (Central), London (Greater)
£88,364 - £119,133 plus London Weighting
Closing date
2 Oct 2023

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St Mary’s and Chelsea & Westminster Hospital campuses 

This is a unique opportunity to lead clinical academic research in HIV, GUM and infectious diseases within the largest UK HIV unit, embedded within a world class university setting. The Department of Infectious Disease has a wide range of academic expertise in virus infections (HIV, HTLV, SARS-CoV-2, influenza, EBV), globally attracting undergraduate and postgraduate students. The academic opportunities provided by this position include teaching, mentoring of junior academics, leading international research in the field of HIV and GUM, as well as academic leadership opportunities within Imperial College. There is access to a wide range of laboratory facilities led by leading scientists in infection, public health, immunology, vaccinology, human challenge facilities and virology. There are currently 4 clinical academic PhD students within the unit and ongoing clinical trials running over 15 new studies. 

Duties and responsibilities:
This new Clinical Senior Lecturer in HIV and GUM at Imperial College London and Imperial College NHS Trust provides a unique opportunity to develop infection related clinical research at a world class university with the advantages of close partnership with the largest HIV unit in the country. 

Research and grant funding: It is expected that you will attract grant funding from external sources, to enable innovative and novel research studies, both clinical trials as well as laboratory-based research that will be presented at conferences and published in internationally recognised journals and will provide evidence to inform the design of future research or impact treatment guidelines in the field of HIV and GUM. 

Teaching: You will be required to deliver teaching for both undergraduate and postgraduate students to PhD level as well as provide mentorship and support for students. Specifically, this will include the development and delivery of lectures, tutorials, exam preparation and marking, mentorship programmes, undergraduate and postgraduate project provision and supervision.

Clinical: You will be the NHS HIV and GUM consultant who leads the clinical team providing inpatient care for all people living with HIV at the Chelsea and Westminster hospital, the designated Trust wide expert unit, as well as providing outpatient care for people living with HIV and GUM, based at Dean Street clinic. 

Essential requirements:

  • Full GMC registration
  • CCT (Certificate of Completion of Training) in the appropriate area or Clinical training and experience in an appropriate area equivalent to that required for a UK CCT
  • Entry on the GMC Specialist Register or eligibility for entry within 6 months of the date of the Advisory Appointments Committee
  • Evidence of achievement appropriate to appointment at consultant level at a UK National Health Service or equivalent
  • Membership to the relevant Royal College (UK) or an equivalent qualification
  • Further Higher Degree – MD, PhD or equivalent in a relevant area
  • Relevant experience in the design and conduct of clinical trials.
  • Expertise in HIV cure and emerging infections
  • An excellent publication records.
  • Experience of supervising junior medical staff
  • Understanding of clinical risk management and the principles of clinical audit

Further Information
This is a full-time permanent position. Applications for part-time/flexible working will be considered.

For informal discussions about the post, contact Professor Sarah Fidler:

Closing date: 2nd October 2023

To apply, please click “Apply Now”.

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