Clinical Senior Lecturer (HCC) in Clinical Pharmacology

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Clinical Senior Lecturer (HCC) in Clinical Pharmacology

Applicants are invited to apply for a Clinical Senior Lecturer position in Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics within the William Harvey Research Institute (WHRI) at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry in London, currently ranked as the top research active medical school in London and 4th in the UK. The position is within Clinical Pharmacology led by Professor Mark Caulfield, Director of WHRI. The WHRI is based on the Charterhouse Square Campus of the Medical School and is closely linked with other Centres on this campus, collectively providing a broad and unique breadth of cardiovascular genetics, expertise in pharmacology, inflammation, vascular, cell and molecular biology, imaging and signalling and clinical trials on one site. Laboratory space is available within a dedicated Cardiovascular Research Centre co-located with the established Clinical Trials Unit responsible for the 1200 patient cohort in the ground-breaking ASCOT trial.
 
In addition to undertaking independent research the post-holder will have a major role in the development and delivery of the CPT teaching curriculum to undergraduates within the School of Medicine and Dentistry in Queen Mary University of London. The appointee will be expected to have some general internal medical duties, including responsibility for inpatient beds on the cardiovascular firm and acute medical takes necessitating extensive prior experience of general and cardiovascular medicine. The post has 3.5 fixed clinical/support programmed activities 1.5 supporting programmed activities (SPA) and 5 research programmed activities (including 1 research related SPA). The postholder will have regular commitments to the internationally recognised Bart's Hypertension Clinic (an ESH Centre of Excellence) and will be expected to drive future developments of this.
 
Applicants should be researchers and teachers with a proven track record of independent and strong academic/teaching excellence and capable of making a significant contribution to the overall objectives of the department. Experience of research into vascular biology and/or genetics of CV disease is essential and expertise in clinical trials will be advantageous. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to managerial and administrative duties.
 
This is a full-time, permanent appointment. The appointment will be on the Clinical Consultants Contract scale according to seniority. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, final salary pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.
 
Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.
Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Mark Caulfield at m.j.caulfield@qmul.ac.uk Details about the William Harvey Research Institute can be found at www.school.qmul.ac.uk Further details and an application form can be found at www.hr.qmul.ac.uk/vacancies Candidates should specify which position they are interested in on their application form and refer to the relevant job description.  Completed application forms, quoting QMUL0328, should be returned by email to csq-recruit@qmul.ac.uk
 
The closing date for the applications is 11 March 2011.