Clinical Chair in Geriatric Medicine

Full Time


Aberdeen, UK


28 Nov 2019

Application Deadline

This substantive post is aimed at individuals at Consultant level within Medicine for the Elderly who have already demonstrated commitment to a clinical academic career path and delivered excellence in both academic and clinical roles at a senior level. The appointee will be accorded NHS Honorary Consultant status as appropriate and will contribute to the clinical work of the NHS Department. The principal objective for this senior appointment is to establish a research team, make internal and external collaborations and provide clinical research leadership working across the University and NHS partners. The person appointed will bring expertise in one of the areas in which the School has proven strengths – in musculoskeletal/regenerative medicine, in stroke medicine, health services research, health data science or nutrition. Expertise in clinical trials is desirable and such activity would be well-supported within our Centre for Healthcare Randomised Trials (CHaRT) trials unit. The successful applicant will be expected to have an international profile in Geriatric Medicine research and a clinical expertise that aligns with the needs of the NHSG Department. S/he will have already a proven track record in obtaining research funding from charities, research councils, NIHR or industry or clinical trials as well as high impact publications. Full GMC registration and a Higher Degree, PhD or equivalent is essential. Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Clinical salary scale (£82,699 - £109,849 per annum) and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience. Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references. This post does not meet the minimum requirements as issued by UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) to qualify for an employer-sponsored visa. We are therefore unable to consider applications from candidates for this post who require sponsorship to work in the UK.

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