Clinical Lectureship (CL)

We are now accepting applications for Medicine and Dentistry Clinical Lectureships. Scroll down to find out more.

The NIHR Clinical Lectureship is a postdoctoral award that provides a clinical and academic training environment for doctors and dentists to establish themselves as independent researchers and leaders. 

CLs spend:

  • 50% of their time in specialist clinical training
  • 50% in research or educationalist training

To be eligible for a CL you must:

  • be in higher speciality training (medicine)
  • have completed a research doctorate or equivalent
  • show outstanding potential for continuing a career in academic medicine or dentistry

CLs are of 4 years duration or until completion of clinical training (CCT/CCST) is reached, whichever is sooner.

Nurses, midwives and allied health professionals should reference the HEE/NIHR Integrated Clinical Academic Programme by clicking here

 

Part-time Clinical Lectureship

Part-time CLs can be of up to 6 years duration, as long as the academic component does not fall below 33% of Whole Time Equivalent.

More information can be found in the guidance notes below.

 

Medicine 

2019 Guidance Notes

View a list of available posts (PDF). If you would like to find out more about a specific post, please contact the relevant IAT Lead (PDF).

Prospective applicants that do not hold an appropriate NTN/NTN(a) (National Training Number) in the associated specialty will need to be clinically benchmarked.

Timeline for 2019 Recruitment

  • Applications Open: 1st March 2019
  • Applications Close: 31st March 2020

Research Theme Plain English Summaries

 

2018 Guidance Notes

Timeline for 2018 Recruitment

  • Applications Open: 1st March 2018
  • Applications Close: 31st March 2019

 

Dentistry

2019 Guidance Notes

Timeline for 2019 Recruitment

  • Applications Open: 30 October 2018
  • Applications Close: 31 March 2020

2018 Guidance Notes

Timeline for 2018 Recruitment

  • Applications Open: 1st March 2018
  • Applications Close: 31st March 2019

 

For Further Information

Email: IATEnquiries@NIHRTCC.org.uk , with the subject CL    

To apply click here 

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