Clinician Scientist

United Kingdom
Sep 14, 2016
Sep 20, 2017
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time

Job Purpose

The appointee will demonstrate a clear vision of the direction of his/her future academic work and the leadership qualities required to build and sustain a competitive research programme. A track record of obtaining research funding from national or international agencies is essential. The quality of research plans will be the over-riding criterion in determining the choice of appointee. The appointee will have a clear understanding of how he/she might interact and forge collaborations that will exploit the excellent environment for multidisciplinary research that exists within the School and wider University. The post will involve clinical work at the Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care based at the QEHB.

Person Specification

  • • Clinically qualified with eligible for GMC specialist registration in anaesthesia/critical care. A higher degree is expected in a relevant area of research.
  • • Experience of teaching medical undergraduates and delivery of training in anaesthesia and critical care.
  • • Evidence of the ability in high quality research
  • • Evidence of national and developing international excellence in personal research publications and status
  • • Evidence of success in working as a lead applicant and collaborator on health-related projects funded by quality national research funders
  • • Fluency in all aspects of study design and analysis
  • • Experience of peer review of scientific papers

Essential Skills and Characteristics

  • • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • • Highly resourceful and self-motivating
  • • Ability to organise own work and to plan and prioritise short and longer-term goals to ensure all necessary deadlines are met; often involving juggling multiple projects at the same time
  • • Ability to work speedily in a highly methodical manner, paying attention to detail and ensuring accuracy.
  • • Computer literate with standard keyboard skills
  • • Strong familiarity with standard software packages including statistical software and programmes