NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Primary Care

University of Hull

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Reference:  EST-077-ES
Campus:  Hull and NHS Sites
Faculty/Area:  Faculty of Health Sciences
Subject Group/Team:  Hull York Medical School
Clinical Academic Scales
Fixed Term
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Sunday 05 November 2023
Interview Date: 
Tuesday 05 December 2023

Applicants are required to submit a current CV and cover letter.

One post available 

Hull York Medical School, University of Hull seeks to appoint an NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Primary Care.

We are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual wishing to excel in both their clinical and academic training, with the ambition to join the next generation of world-leading academic clinicians.  

Applications are now invited for an NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Primary Care within the Integrated Academic Training (IAT) Programme at Hull York Medical School. 

This new post has been created as part of the NIHR programme of Integrated Academic Training and offers candidates a comprehensive experience of clinical academic medicine, working alongside internationally renowned clinicians and researchers.  

This exciting post will enable the post-holder to develop their own postdoctoral research programme and teaching portfolio, while continuing clinical practice.  This is a four-year full-time post, with academic training and research (50%) combined with a clinical role (50%).  Alternatively, the post can be up to six years part-time; the academic component should be at least 33% of whole time equivalent. 

The successful candidate will undertake their research within one of three established primary care research groups within Hull and York, depending on their current research experience. The groups include; The Academy of Primary Care (APC), primary care work within the Cancer Awareness Screening and Diagnostic Pathways Research Group (CASP), and the York Mental Health and Addictions Research Group (MHARG). 

The successful postholder will also become a full or affiliated member of the Academy of Primary Care where they will be supported to develop extended skills and roles in national and international academic primary care strategy and leadership. 

Salary for this post will be at the clinical scale, depending on qualifications and experience. 

It is a condition of these posts that satisfactory enhanced disclosure is obtained from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The Postgraduate Dean confirms that this placement/programme has the required educational and Dean’s approval.

This post is equally open to those who may, either from the outset or subsequently, wish to work part-time (in flexible training), if eligible, or job share. For further information on flexible training please contact Health Education England, Yorkshire and Humber.

All candidates will need to hold full GMC registration with a licence to practice.

Doctors appointed as an NIHR CL must already hold a higher research degree (PhD, MD, or equivalent) and either hold MRCGP and have completed their clinical training, or be a specialist /speciality registrar. Candidates may only apply if they have already submitted their PhD or MD thesis at the time of application

The employment contract will be with the University of Hull.

Applicants must be able to take up the appointment before September 2024.

Informal enquiries as appropriate may be addressed to: 

Professor Joanne Reeve 

Professor of Primary Care Research

Academy of Primary Care, The University of Hull 

Telephone: +44 1482 463297


Dr Bob Phillips

Academic Training Programme Director – North & East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire

Hull York Medical School

[email protected]  

Further information and details of how to apply can be found at the University of Hull website; .  

The Hull York Medical School is an equal partnership between the universities of Hull and York.  It operates in association with the NHS in North and East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire.  For further information about HYMS, visit  

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At Hull we are committed to equality of opportunity, diversity and inclusion at every level, because we believe a diverse workforce brings broader expertise, improved innovation and greater success for all. 

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