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Associate Professor of Medicine for Older People

HDH General

Location:  Southampton General Hospital
Salary:   £88,364 to £105,996 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Monday 05 December 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2049122AF

Location:  University Hospital Southampton
Salary:  In line with clinical pay scales and commensurate with experience

Applications are invited for a Clinical Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, School of Human Development and Health 

The University of Southampton is in the top 1% of world Universities and one of the UK’s top 15 research-intensive universities.  It is a founding member of the prestigious Russell Group and our successes are acknowledged in international and UK league tables. We have an international reputation for research, teaching and enterprise activities and our staff are leaders in their fields.

The Faculty of Medicine invites applications for a tenure position as Associate Professor of Medicine for Older People. This post will be within the School of Human Development and Health based on the Southampton General Hospital campus. This appointment will strengthen research in the field of Medicine for Older People.   The post-holder will have an established record of research and publication and will be expected to develop their own programme of research; relevant areas include research into identification, prevention and treatment of sarcopenia and frailty and on reducing the impact of sarcopenia and frailty on patient wellbeing and the health, clinical and social impacts. The appointee will provide leadership within the NIHR BRC and the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) and contribute to the academic leadership within the Faculty and School, enhancing the quality of our research, enterprise and education.   

Clinical duties will fall within the existing practice of the Medicine for Older People Department in University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust

The Faculty of Medicine holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The Faculty recognises that applicants may seek flexible working patterns which will be considered as part of the recruitment process. For further information including key benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance, please see ourworking with us website pages.

An enhanced DBS check is required for this role.

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Lauren Ward (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email Please quote reference 2049122AF on all correspondence. 

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