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About the role

NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Cardiology or Microbiology; or

Gastroenterology (Medical Education)/Honorary Specialty Registrar


College of Life Sciences

Salary             £32,569-£56,394pa (for those who were ST3 or above on 2 August 2016)

                        £47,132pa (for those who were below ST3 on 3 August 2016)


Available for 4 years or until relinquishment of NTN whichever is the earlier


Applicants must be a registered medical practitioner holding a licence to practice.

Applicants will be required to already hold an NTN in Cardiology, Microbiology or Gastroenterology having achieved an outcome 1 at the most recent ARCP, or have been through national recruitment and be regarded as appointable at ST3 or above and be able to provide formal written evidence of this.

You must have a strong research background in your clinical specialty with research interests complimentary to those in the College and have a higher degree (MD/PhD, or equivalent), or have submitted a higher degree at the time of application with it being awarded prior to commencement before 30 March 2020.

The post offers the opportunity for those with excellent potential as clinical academics to further develop their academic skills, produce high level publications, compete & attract external grant funding and progress. Appointees will spend 50% of their time in clinical training and 50% of their time undertaking academic work.

The Postgraduate Dean has confirmed that this post has the required educational and staffing approval.

Informal Enquiries

Potential candidates are strongly encouraged to contact:

University Research Programme

  • Cardiology                                                                         Professor Andre Ng,  gan1@le.ac.uk
  • Microbiology                                                                     Professor Martha Clokie, mrjc1@le.ac.uk 
  • Medical Education focusing on patient safety    Professor Mike Barer, mrb19@le.ac.uk
  • Gastroenterology                                                Professor Carolyn Tarrant, ccp3@le.ac.uk


Clinical Academic Training Programme:

  • Director of the Clinical Academic Training Programme      Professor Matt Bown, m.bown@le.ac.uk

  • Head of the East Midlands Postgraduate Academic School  Professor Jonathan Barratt, jb81@le.ac.uk


    Training Programme Director:

  • Cardiology,                                                                         Dr Julia Baron, julia.baron1@nhs.net

  • Microbiology                                                                     Dr Sayed Bukhari, sayed.bukhari@uhl-tr.nhs.uk 

  • Infectious Diseases                                                        Prof Martin Wiselka, martin.wiselka@uhl-tr.nhs.uk 

  • Gastroenterology                                                            Dr Debasish Das, debasishdas@nhs.net

Additional information

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. We are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff and students. Our strength is built on the talent of our scholars, drawn to us by a mutual passion for discovery. We seek to embed an adventurous and entrepreneurial spirit into our research culture, and to create an environment in which both disciplinary excellence and interdisciplinarity thrive.

In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here.