Frequently Asked Questions and Who to Contact
For potential applicants
How do I find out about upcoming opportunities for CL posts?
New CL posts can be advertised at any point during the academic year although NIHR funded ones tend to be advertised in March. Vacancies for CLs can be found on the University’s jobs web site at : https://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/ and on Oriel : https://www.oriel.nhs.uk/Web
Differences between NIHR and locally funded posts
All CL posts have the same contract, terms and conditions, bursaries and access to training opportunities regardless of whether they are funded locally or via the NIHR.
Queries on posts advertised
Please contact the named contact given on the advert or the further particulars.
Information on posts being advertised
New posts are advertised on the University jobs page at: https://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/ Full information for each post is given in the Further Particulars available on the same site.
Queries on offers of posts
Please contact the School of Clinical Medicine HR Department at firstname.lastname@example.org
Advice on training pathways and options
Please contact the Clinical Lecturer Programme Director, Professor Alasdair Coles at email@example.com
For current CL’s
Arrangement of research time
Please contact your academic supervisor
Arrangement of clinical service
Please contact your clinical lead
How do I obtain a Visitor Agreement to access University resources while undertaking my research?
Clinical Lecturers are employed by the University so do not require a visitor agreement.
Please contact the HR contact in the University Department where you are based in the first instance. You can also contact the School of Clinical Medicine HR Department at firstname.lastname@example.org
Changing hours to less than full time
Please contact the HEE lead for less than full time working: Francesca.Crawley@hee.nhs.uk
Extension of post after CCT
Please see the full information on the CATO website at: https://www.cat.medschl.cam.ac.uk/academic-programmes/clinical-lectureships-cl-prospective-applicants/
See also the NIHR web site: https://www.nihr.ac.uk/explore-nihr/academy-programmes/integrated-academic-training.htm#two
Completed request forms for extensions after CCT, plus the supporting letters, should be sent to: email@example.com
Information on bursaries including the criteria, amounts available and the claim form can be found on the CATO web site at: https://gcat.medschl.cam.ac.uk/clinical-academic-training-office/academic-clinical-lectureship-programme/.
Bursary claim forms should be sent to: cato@cscs
Out of Programme (OOP)
Out of Programme (OOP)
Under the NIHR rules where we treat locally employed academic trainees identically, the guidelines states that if trainees undertake an OOP during their ACF then normally the ACF will come to an end; however, this is at the discretion of the HEE local office and NIHR Academy. Full info from HEE is at: Out of Programme (OOP)
Proposals for new posts
Proposals for new locally funded (non NIHR funded) CL posts
Please contact the Clinical Lecturer Programme Director, Professor Alasdair Coles at firstname.lastname@example.org or the Clinical Academic programme Manager at email@example.com