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Clinical Professor in Neurology

School of Medicine - Mental Health and Clinical Neurosciences

Location:  UK Other
Salary:  £84,559 to £114,003 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience.
Closing Date:  Monday 05 December 2022
Reference:  MED467222

The University of Nottingham, School of Medicine, is seeking to appoint an outstanding candidate as Clinical Professor in Neurology to provide leadership and develop internationally excellent research programmes with a demonstrable impact on the care and wellbeing of patients.  You will have a primary research commitment in conjunction with teaching and clinical service responsibilities and your research interests will align with departmental priorities including multiple sclerosis, brain trauma, Parkinson’s, neuroimaging and neuromodulation. 

 The post offers exciting opportunities to develop innovative collaborative research in neuroimaging with the Sir Peter Mansfield Imaging Centre that was recently awarded £29.1M to establish a national 11.7T human scanning facility, in neuromodulation and brain-body multimorbidity with the NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre (£23.3M) and in neurorehabilitation with the planned National Rehabilitation Centre expected to open in 2024 (https://www.nationalrehabilitationcentre.nhs.uk/).

 You will be an established leader in academic neurology with a sustained track record in attracting research funding and shaping your discipline and achieving impact. You will have experience of undergraduate teaching and supervision. 

 The major purposes of this role are to:

  • Provide strategic leadership and mentorship to the clinical neurology research group
  • Develop excellent research programmes aligned to the research strategies of the School of Medicine, Faculty and University.
  • Attract major external funding, support ECR fellowships to strategically grow clinical neurology research.
  • Enhance the reputation and impact of the research team.
  • Contribute to the collegiate needs of the School of Medicine, Faculty and University.
  • Support curriculum delivery to BMedSci and Neurology attachments. 
  • Teach undergraduate and postgraduate students.

 The role is a clinical academic position with a 50:50 split between clinical and academic roles. 

You will be based within the Neurology department within the Mental Health and Clinical Neuroscience Unit, in the School of Medicine in the University of Nottingham and in the Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust’s Queens Medical Centre Campus. It is a requirement that you maintain your GMC Registration with a licence to practice, entry on the Speciality Register and undertake clinical practice with Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH). You will be expected to fulfil NHS clinical service duties within your job plan as agreed with the Head of Service.

Candidates must hold a Higher Research Degree i.e. PhD/DPhil or MD/DM and full GMC Registration with a license to practice.

This is a full-time (40 hours per week) permanent role that is also offered on a part-time (24 hours per week) basis. Please state the working pattern that you would like to apply for in your application.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dorothee Auer at dorothee.auer@nottingham.ac.uk or Jonathan Evans, jonathan.evans2@nuh.nhs.uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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