Clinical Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Pediatric Infectious Diseases job with QUEENS UNIVERSITY BELFAST

Clinical Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Pediatric Infectious Diseases job with QUEENS UNIVERSITY BELFAST

Job description

The School of Medicine, Dentistry & Biomedical Sciences (MDBS) at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate for the post of Clinical Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Infectious Diseases.

The post will contribute to Strategy 2030 objectives relating to research, education, innovation and international impact and is aligned with investments in Belfast Region City Deal which aims to create an integrated ecosystem for health and life sciences. The post will strengthen the clinical academic base of Pediatric Medicine within the Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine (WWIEM), School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences (MDBS) at Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) and the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust (BHSCT).

Key responsibilities of the postholder will be to undertake research in line with the School’s research strategy, to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and to deliver and enhance clinical service in Medical Paediatrics. The successful candidate will run programs of research into the identification and monitoring of serious infections in children, and contribute to the development of paediatric clinical trials, particularly in respiratory infection. He/she will increase the links between the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children and researchers at WWIEM and develop national and international links to progress clinical trial activity.

Applications may be made at Clinical Lecturer or Clinical Senior Lecturer level. The job description for Senior Lecturer includes and builds on the requirements at Lecturer level. Please clearly indicate which role you are applying for in your application.

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate you have:

  • Primary Medical Degree
  • Higher degree (PhD, MD or equivalent).
  • Full Registration with the General Medical Council.
  • Inclusion on the relevant Specialist Register or eligible for inclusion within six months of the interview date.
  • Post registration qualification (Membership of relevant Royal College or equivalent by examination).

Please refer to the relevant job descriptions for additional essential criteria relating to teaching, scholarship, management/administration and clinical experience.

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organizational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • pension schemes
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Race) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which helps us progress equality.

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit:; and

Informal inquiries may be directed to Professor Noemi Lois:

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