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Academic Clinical Fellow in General Surgery ST1

Academic Clinical Fellow in General Surgery ST1

Posted 31 October 2020 by NHS Business Services Authority

Health Education England - Thames Valley

Job Title: Academic Clinical Fellowship in General Surgery (ST1) or Neurosurgery (ST1)

Anticipated Number of Posts: 1

Area of Work: General Surgery OR Neurosurgery

Employer: Trusts within Health Education England - Thames Valley

Location: Health Education England - Thames Valley

Salary: £38,694 - £49,036

Job Type: Fixed Term Temporary

Staff Group: Medical and Dental

Pay Scheme: Hospital Medical and Dental Staff

Pay Band: Specialty Registrar

Opening Date: Thursday 1 October 2020

Closing Date: Wednesday 4 November 2020

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Please apply via new Oriel platform.

Please see below for application instructions. Applications made through NHS jobs will not be accepted.



Applications are invited for vacancies on the Health Education England - Thames Valley Academic Clinical Fellowship training programme in General Surgery (ST1) or Neurosurgery (ST1) to commence on 4 August 2021.

The Postgraduate Dean has confirmed that this post has the necessary educational and staffing approvals and the post will attract an NTN(A).

The ACF will be supported in preparing applications to continue their research either for Research Training Fellowships or post-doctoral funding if they already hold a PhD. For successful candidates, support and mentorship will be provided to pursue an academic career, in order to secure University Lectureships, Intermediate post-doctoral fellowships and clinician scientist awards. In the event that academic career progression is unsuccessful and clinical competences are met, the ACF will continue in the advertised specialty clinical training programme in accordance with the NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowships: Entry, Eligibility and Exit points for Appointments made in 2021.

Oxford is a nexus for world-class research and medical education. The University, in partnership with local NHS Trusts, provides state-of-the-art facilities for research and patient care. Along with HEE Thames Valley it is committed to providing excellent medical education and clinical training. The University’s ambition is to foster healthcare innovation locally, nationally and globally. It is at the forefront of medical science, and its impressive range of departments deliver cutting-edge research and teaching. Our academics in training are members of Oxford University Clinical Academic Graduate School which offers outstanding research training opportunities.

Vacancy information, including likely rotational placement details can be found in the job description. This, along with the person specification can be found on the recruitment pages of the Health Education England - Thames Valley website.

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The application window opens onThursday 1 October 2020at 9.00 amand closes onWednesday 4?November 2020at 12.00 pm (midday). You will not be able to submit your application after this time. Please ensure that you have completed all the relevant sections of the application forms as missing information will deem your application incomplete and it will not be considered.

You must apply online via the Oriel recruitment system, which can be accessed via the link provided. Recruitment will be led locally by Health EducationEnglandThames Valley.

The qualifications and professional registration requirements plus other eligibility criteria can be found in the person specification.

Eligibility Criteria for recruitment to Specialty Training 2020– Immigration requirements

UK and EEA nationals and doctors whose immigration status entitles them to work as a doctor in training in the UK are eligible to apply for specialty training. Evidence of immigration status would be a biometric residence card, date stamped passport and/or identity card.All ofthese documents need to be dated as at or prior to the application closing date.

Doctors who are not UK or EEA nationals but whose immigration status entitles them to work without restriction in the UK will be considered on an equal basis with UK and EEA nationals. Other non-UK or non-EEA nationals with limited leave to remain in the UK and whose employment will require Tier 2 sponsorship are subject to the Resident Labour Market Test (RLMT).Applicants who are subject to RLMT will not be eligible for appointment in this specialty until all suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidates have been appointed and the Resident Labour Market Test (RLMT) has been satisfied.? The RLMT will not be satisfied in Round 1 of recruitment so applicants to which the RLMT applies are strongly advised to pursue their applications in Round 2 of recruitment. Please note there is not always a second round of academic recruitment.

Reference: 41287206

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