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Clinical Associate Professor in Obstetrics

Lifespan and Population Health

Location:  UK Other
Salary:  £93,666 to £126,281 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience.
Closing Date:  Friday 08 March 2024
Reference:  MED626623

The post has been created to enhance our world-leading research in Obstetrics and Clinical Trials and to provide exceptional clinical care for pregnant women. You will be based within the Lifespan and Population Health Academic Unit within the School of Medicine.

You will have a primary research commitment in conjunction with teaching and clinical service responsibilities. Your clinical duties will be undertaken in the Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) NHS Trust’s Family Health Division. 

The major purposes of this role are to:

  • Develop and maintain an internationally excellent research programme aligned to the research strategies of the School of Medicine.
  • Teach undergraduates and postgraduate students and contribute to the development of undergraduate and postgraduate education. 
  • Contribute to the collegiate needs of the School of Medicine, Faculty and University 
  • Provide clinical Obstetric service in NUH, working within an Honorary Consultant contract. 

Specifically you will: 

  • Attract external research funding 
  • Further develop your internationally excellent research programme 
  • Undertake research that will have a demonstrable impact on human health, particularly through clinical trials. 
  • Produce research outputs that will be considered to be of international excellence in a future Research Excellence Framework (REF) assessments, disseminate research findings and their impact on Obstetric practice. 
  • Develop multidisciplinary research collaborations within and out-with the University. 
  • Attract and supervise research students, including BMedSci & phd students and research capacity building fellowships. 

You will work 50:50 in the post, split between University and NHS duties. This is a permanent role. Hours of work are full-time (40 hours) ; however applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 24 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours. 

It is a requirement that you maintain your GMC Registration with a licence to practice, your GMC Registration on the Specialist Register and undertake clinical practice in Obstetrics 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 the Maternity Service including: 

  • obstetric care (inpatient & outpatient care) 
  • provision, with consultant colleagues, of a comprehensive emergency obstetric service, including management of patients during and out of working hours (evenings/nights and weekends) 
  • provision of reciprocal cover for periods of leave
  • Continuing Professional development (CPD), annual appraisal and revalidation.

Candidates must hold a PhD or MD by research in a relevant field, as well as holding CCT in Obstetrics and Gynaecology or should be eligible for CCT within 6 months of the interview date. 

This is a permanent role. Hours of work are full-time, 40 hours per week; applications are welcome for part-time working (minimum 24 hours). 

Interview date: Tuesday 19 March 2024 at 12:30pm – 5:00pm 

Contact details for informal enquiries Informal enquiries may be addressed to Kate Walker, Academic O&G Corridor, D Floor, East Block, QMC, Derby Road, NG7 2UH,
tel: 07812276028 Or email kate.walker@nottingham.ac.uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

It is a condition of this post that satisfactory enhanced disclosure is obtained from the 'Disclosure and Barring Service'.

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