University of Nottingham

Clinical Associate Professor in Gastroenterology or Nutrition

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School of Medicine - Translational Medical Sciences

Location:  UK Other 

Salary:  £84,559 to £114,003 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. 

Closing Date:  Tuesday 20 December 2022 

Reference:  MED505522

This Clinical Associate Professor post has been designed to advance the strategic goals of the Academic Unit for Translational Medical Sciences.  

The University of Nottingham invites applications for a Clinical Associate Professor in Gastroenterology or Nutrition. This is an exciting opportunity for a clinical academic with focus in an area within or related to Gastroenterology or Nutrition to join one of the largest groups of academic gastroenterologist and hepatologists in the UK. Our aim is to strengthen the ‘early translational research’ programme within Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre (NDDC), Academic Unit of Translational Medical Sciences, School of Medicine. NDDC hosts the Gastrointestinal and Liver Disorder Theme of National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre (BRC). 

You will be expected to: 

  • develop a successful basic science/ translational and/or applied research programme in Gastroenterology or Nutritional Medicine, producing research output which will be considered to be of international excellence in Research Excellence Framework (REF) assessments. Your work will be closely linked to the Gastrointestinal and Liver Disorder Theme of the NIHR Nottingham BRC 2022-27.
  • strengthen our clinical research programme by securing external research funding from NIHR, UK Research & Innovation, charitable and/or industry sources independently and through collaborative applications with University and NHS colleagues, and publish research of international excellence, disseminating research findings and ensuring impact on clinical practice
  • teach on the undergraduate teaching programmes, and attract and supervise BMedSci, MD/DM and PhD students as well as Academic Clinical Fellows and Lecturers and
  • fulfil NHS clinical service duties within your Job Plan, you will deliver excellent care to patients through the Gastroenterology/Nutrition and Endoscopy Services at the Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) NHS Trust. The proportion of the time committed to the clinical services will be proportionate to the design of the clinical academic position and specified in the job plan in discussion with the School of Medicine, UoN and NUH.

You will work 50:50 in the post, split between University and NHS duties. This is a permanent role. Hours of work are full-time (40 hours) ; however applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 32 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours. Job share arrangements may be considered.

It is a requirement that you maintain your GMC Registration with a licence to practice, your GMC Registration on the Specialist Register and undertake clinical practice in Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. 

Candidates must hold a higher research degree i.e. PhD/DPhil or MD/DM as well as membership or Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Guruprasad Aithal, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

It is a condition of this post that satisfactory enhanced disclosure is obtained from the 'Disclosure and Barring Service'.

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Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependants accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.

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Clinical Associate Professor in Gastroenterology or Nutrition
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