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  • Advert number: 308067-0
  • Posted Date: 19/07/12
  • Closing Date: 20/08/12


A world of opportunities

University Lecturer/Honorary Consultant in Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry
£74,504 - £100,446 pa

Applications are invited for the above joint post with the University of Cambridge and Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT). The Department of Psychiatry is based on four sites: the Downing Site in central Cambridge, Douglas House on Trumpington Road, Addenbrooke Hospital and the Herchel Smith Building for Brain & Mind Science, both on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus where the post will be based. CPFT provides mental health services to the whole of the county.

The University Department of Psychiatry is an internationally recognised centre for research in mental health, mental illness and behaviour. It has achieved the highest quality scores in the last three UK Government research evaluation. The post offers significant protected time to develop a research programme in a collaborative and supportive environment, within the Department and the University as a whole, while allowing clinical duties to be undertaken.

The successful applicants will also have a role in supporting undergraduate teaching and assessment in psychiatry.

Clinical duties will represent approximately 50% of the job plan. The predecessor in the post contributed to adult services in the south of the county. We welcome applications from those with clinical expertise relevant to any period of adulthood, with younger and older ages offering particular opportunities for clinical academic development.

Applicants are required to be on the GMC Specialist Register or close to accreditation. Their achievements to date will indicate that they will thrive in the Cambridge research environment and that they have the potential to become the leader in their field.

Further particulars can be found at

This appointment is subject to a health assessment, an enhanced CRB check.

Whether an outcome is satisfactory will be determined by the University.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information is available from Acting Head of Department, Professor Tony Holland until 31 July and from Professor Peter Jones, thereafter through Mrs Anne Robinson ( Informal enquiries about clinical duties should be addressed to the CPFT Medical Director, Dr Chess Denman ( who will direct applicants
to the relevant clinical director.

Email your completed CHRIS 6 application from in the MS WORD (including details of three referees who may be consulted before interview), covering letter, Curriculum Vitae, FPS Form, CCT Form and Declaration Form to

Quote reference: RN00224.

Closing date: 20 August 2012 at 5pm.

Interviews in Cambridge are expected to take place on 18 September 2012, with candidates invited to meet departmental and trust colleagues at a date to be arranged for informal presentations; instructions will be sent to applicants on the short list.

The University values diversity and is committed to Equality of Opportunity.