Clinical Reader/Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry (Teaching & Research)

University of London

Department: Wolfson Institute of Population Health
Salary: Consultant grade depending on experience, plus London Allowance
Reference: QMUL31731
Location: Whitechapel
Date posted: 8 March 2023
Closing date: 3 May 2023

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About the Role

We are offering an exciting opportunity to become Clinical Reader/Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in general adult psychiatry (Teaching & Research) in general adult  psychiatry at the Centre for Psychiatry and Mental Health in the new Wolfson Institute for Population Health at Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL). The Centre has an ambitious and growing portfolio of internationally-leading research across the life span, across Whitechapel and Newham sites. The clinical role is an opportunity to join a newly established service providing integrated mental health care with GP Primary Care Networks (PCNs) in Newham. The service has been developed to meet NHS Long Term Plan objectives and is anticipated to grow in response to further investment over the coming years. There are thus exciting opportunities for the postholder to leverage strong existing links and shared future goals for research and service development between Centre of Psychiatry and Mental Health (CPMH) and East London Foundation Trust (ELFT) services.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the intellectual life of the Centre and wider institution and research field of psychiatry of adults.  They will make contributions to student education and experience through curriculum development and the delivery of teaching activities in psychiatry. The post-holder is required to have and maintain full registration with the General Medical Council.  Medical Staff are advised to continue membership of one of the medical defence organisations.

About You

You should be enthusiastically committed to conducting research that makes an impact, and its dissemination to intended audiences. You should be a team player, committed to delivering QMUL research and teaching strategy; and providing high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.  You will lead funding applications for new research; meet University of London standards for the academic level of the appointment; and have national and international standing in a relevant research area, established by outstanding contributions through publications, leading multi-disciplinary research, teaching and administration.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post will be mainly based at the QMUL premises at Newham. It is full time, permanent appointment. The starting salary will be Consultant grade depending on experience, plus London Allowance.

QMUL’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be addressed to Professor Vicky Bird at ([email protected]) or Claudia Cooper at [email protected] .

Details about the Centre for Psychiatry can be found here

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The closing date for applications is 03 May 2023.  Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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