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Professor and Head of Centre for Clinical Sciences

Reference:  UOH-TA-0078
Campus:  Hull and NHS Sites
Faculty/Area:  Faculty of Health Sciences
School/Department:  Hull York Medical School
Subject Group/Team:  Centre for Clinical Sciences
Salary:  Clinical Academic Scales
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Sunday 01 October 2023
Interview Date:  Monday 18 December 2023

This post may require an enhanced clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service for Adult and/or Child Workforce

Professor and Head of Centre for Clinical Sciences 


Faculty of Health Sciences 


Centre for Clinical Sciences 

Hull York Medical School and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust are looking to appoint a Professor and Head of the Clinical Sciences Centre.  


Created in 2022 the Clinical Sciences Centre is one of the major research centres within the School bringing together researchers from a range of clinical academic, scientific and healthcare disciplines including diabetes, endocrinology and metabolism, cancer, respiratory disease and vascular disease and surgical wound healing. The Centre also provides a focus for clinical researchers from Hull University Teaching Hospitals holding honorary contracts with School, including gastroenterology, haematology, dermatology, cardiothoracic surgery, plastic surgery, neurology and renal medicine.   


The postholder will be a senior clinical academic with an outstanding track record in clinical research and leadership and a qualified clinician with a GMC licence to practise and will undertake clinical duties at Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, subject to the award of an honorary clinical contract. The postholder will be expected to continue to lead their own programme of internationally excellent research. 


The Head of the Clinical Sciences Centre will provide leadership to the staff of the Clinical Sciences Centre to deliver the strategic aims of Hull York Medical School working in partnership with Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Hull. Together the Medical School, the University of Hull and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust have ambitious plans to develop research collaborations and ensure improvement in patient outcomes through creating high quality learning environments where enquiring clinicians can flourish and answer research questions of scientific and clinical relevance.  


The post requires full professional registration with a licence to practice, membership of the GMC specialist registerexperience in the design, delivery and dissemination of research and significant experience of leadership at a senior level. 


The appointment will be made on a Teaching & Research contract.  The post will be paid on the senior clinical academic scale and the post holder will have an honorary appointment with Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.    


We are seeking to appoint an individual who aligns to our values:    

Everyone Counts:   We promote a culture of diversity, respect and aspiration, and empower everyone to realise their potential.      

Pursuing Excellence:   We combine a pioneering approach with innovative methods to drive excellence in all we do.      

Socially Responsible:   We are dedicated to public service and to improving lives within our communities.      

Collaborative:         We work in partnership, recognising the strengths of others.   


We value diversity and we are committed to recruiting and supporting staff and students from all sectors of society.  The Hull York Medical School holds a Silver Athena SWAN award.  We are committed to developing staff and actively encourage and support staff development opportunities.   

The School is a signatory to the BMA Racial Harassment Charter for Medical Schools and UK Medical Schools Charter on So-Called LGBTQ+ “Conversion Therapy”.  


To discuss this role informally, please contact Professor Una Macleod, Dean Hull York Medical School or Professor Matthew Morgan, Deputy Dean Hull York Medical School 


For information about the School and Centre visit 


This post requires a criminal record check through the Disclosure and Barring Service. 


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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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