Job offer available in Scotland Clinical Senior Lecturer/Consultant in Bacteriology at University of Glasgow

Job Purpose

This is a new Clinical Senior Lecturer Post (50:50 clinical/academic) in the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHS GGC) Microbiology service and the Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation in the University of Glasgow. The postholder will have direct responsibility for developing research programmes bridging the activities and interests of the NHS diagnostic laboratory and the Institute.

The NHS GGC Microbiology service comprises 3 laboratories based in the Royal Infirmary, the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and the Royal Alexandra Hospital. This post will be based in the North Sector in the recently refurbished laboratory suite in the New Lister Building at the Royal Infirmary. The Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation is part of the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences. The Institute contains scientists and clinical investigators of global repute and include geneticists, molecular and cell biologists, biochemists, immunologists, bacteriologists, virologists, parasitologists, pathologists and clinical investigators. This expertise is supported by state of the art basic science technology.

Given the nature of the post the appointee will be expected to have a strong track record in both clinical and translational research.

Standard Terms & Conditions

An appropriate honorary contract will be applied for from NHS Lanarkshire. This is most likely to be at consultant level with an associated salary from £77,529 per annum

Further payments may be made by the NHS for clinical activity e.g. a clinical EPA, Discretionary Points, Merit Award and/or Availability Supplement, if eligible.

The successful candidate will be free to undertake consultancy work subject to the conditions laid down by the University Court.

The post for which you are applying is considered ‘registered work’ in terms of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Act. It requires the successful applicant to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member prior to appointment. This check is necessary to ensure that the University of Glasgow fulfils its legal duties under the Act.

If you are successful in your application, the offer of employment will be subject to PVG Scheme membership. Further information is available at: http://www.disclosurescotland.co.uk/pvg/pvg_index.html

Please note it is a criminal offence to apply for a child care position if you are on the Disqualified From Working with Children List.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities’ Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding this scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial) in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

Vacancy Ref: 017652, closing date: 29 May 2017.