Appointment of JCST Research Lead

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08 Sep 2021

On behalf of the four Surgical Royal Colleges of the UK and Ireland, JCST are seeking to appoint an exceptional individual to lead key areas of the JCST’s research work under the overall direction of the JCST Chair.

JCST Research Lead

The JCST is committed to developing, promoting and ensuring the highest possible standards of surgical training for the benefit of patients. A strong commitment to research focused on evaluating and improving surgical training is central to this aim. The Research Lead will provide clinical leadership for this activity, developing a JCST research strategy and overseeing its delivery in an agreed timeframe. 

Applicants should be established academic clinicians with a proven track record of clinical research activity within surgery and specifically a strong track record in research using large data sets or ‘big data’. Excellent leadership, management and interpersonal skills are also essential.

How to apply

Job descriptions, person specifications and application forms for the post are available from Susana Cipriano, Head of JCST (; tel: 020 7869 6252). Mr Jon Lund, the JCST Chair is also available to discuss the post and can be contacted via the JCST secretariat. 

The closing date for applications is Monday 11 October 2021. Interviews will be held via video-conference on Monday 1st November 2021.

More details about JCST and the advert can be found here

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