Senior Lecturer (Honorary Consultant) in Stroke Medicine

EmployerUniversity of Sussex
Published13 February 2017
Closing Date13 March 2017
WorkplaceBrighton, South East England, UK
CategoryMedicine / Pharmacology


Senior Lecturer (Honorary Consultant) in Stroke Medicine Ref: 1494

Brighton and Sussex Medical School - Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine

Permanent, Full time
Salary range: starting at 76,001 and rising to 102,465 (per annum) dependent on Clinical Seniority
Closing date for applications: 13 March 2017. Applications should be received by midnight on the closing date.
Expected start date: as soon as possible


Applications are invited for the post of Senior Lecturer in Stoke Medicine at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS).

The post is being offered in association with Eastbourne District General Hospital where the successful applicant will hold an honorary consultant contract.

The post holder’s primary clinical base will be the Stroke Department at the Eastbourne District General Hospital, Eastbourne which provides the acute stroke service for East Sussex.

The successful applicant will be an accredited physician with a substantial research background in the field of Stroke Medicine; whilst the current clinical research team have a background in Clinical Research relating to Hypertension/Vascular compliance and Stroke medicine.

Applicants with other research interests would be welcomed as long as their field of interest is primarily or related to Stroke Medicine.

The post is part of a larger academic development in Stroke Medicine at BSMS and Eastbourne District General Hospital which includes this appointment, development of Clinical Trials Unit and increasing liaison with departments in both Sussex and Brighton Universities.

From an academic perspective, this post will be based in the Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine at BSMS.

This is a major element in the developing research strategy of the School, reflecting the successful existing research portfolio in Stroke Medicine in both commercial and grant-funded research.

Brighton & Sussex Medical School is a joint venture between the Universities of Brighton and Sussex and received its first medical students in 2003.

Since then it has proved to be exceptionally popular, regularly achieving one of the highest application rates of any UK medical school and being consistently among the top-10 performing schools in the National Student Survey with scores for overall satisfaction of over 90%.

The Senior Lecturer will primarily provide support for the development of our research portfolio in Stroke Medicine.

This is also a major strength within the BSMS undergraduate teaching programme, and the appointee would also be expected to be actively involved in teaching. He/she would be expected to undertake clinical activity as a Consultant in the Trust, working primarily at the Eastbourne District General Hospital.

For informal enquiries about this post, you can:

  • contact Professor C. Rajkumar at Brighton and Sussex Medical School by email: c.rajkumar [at] bsms[.]ac[.]uk or via telephone: 01273 523360
  • contact Doctor Nikhil Patel at ESHT by email: Nikhil.patel5 [at] nhs[.]net or via telephone: 01323 435777.

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