Professor or Reader Aesthetic Facial Surgery

Updated: 2 months ago
Deadline: 20 Feb 2023

Fixed term contract for a period of 3 years
Starting 1st March 2023


The Institute of Medical Sciences, based at the Medway campus represents a centre of excellence for postgraduate medical courses, medical education, a regional simulation and human factors project and scientific research.  It is home to the Stem Cell Research and Advanced Bio Engineering Laboratory (SCRABEL) where the focus of its works is in innovative research that is determined by clinical need.   The Institute delivers an MCh in Surgery with 7 pathways (Regenerative Orthopaedics and Reconstruction / Otorhinolaryngology / Urology / Ophthalmology / Obstetrics and Gynaecology / Aesthetic Facial Surgery / Minimally Invasive Facial Aesthetics).   It also delivers an MSc in Physician Associate Studies and works extensively with primary care colleagues. 

The Role

The main purpose of the role will be to provide clinical leadership and academic support to the Course Director of the MCh in Surgery to ensure the high quality delivery of the Aesthetic Facial Surgery and Minimally Invasive Facial Aesthetics pathways.   The role will involve teaching, course/module organisation and supervision of students.   The post holder will work alongside the MCh in Surgery Course Director and report to the Director of the IMS.  

The Person

You will be an established national and international educationalist/researcher in the field of aesthetic facial surgery and minimally invasive facial aesthetics and be able to dedicate 0.1 FTE to this post. 

This is a challenging and exciting role for a Consultant who has significant experience within aesthetic facial surgery and minimally invasive facial aesthetics research, science and education.  The role requires an innovative and forward thinking clinician in the field of post graduate medicine. 

This is an appointment for a professorial post therefore the applicant must meet the criteria for the award of a full professorship of Canterbury Christ Church University and be medically qualified.  However, candidates who do not meet the criteria for the post of Professor will be considered for the post of Reader where sufficient evidence of meeting the appropriate criteria is demonstrated.

Additional Information

Fixed term contract for a period of 3 years.  With a start date from 1st March 2023.  The position is part time, 0.1 FTE (3.7 hours per week). Please note this is not a hybrid role. 

Reader salary:  £53,353 - £65,578 per annum pro rata

Professor (Level 1) salary: £67,541 - £71,642 per annum pro rata

Salary subject to experience and locally determined terms and conditions.

Start date for applications:          Wednesday 18th January 2023

Closing date for applications:      Monday 20th February 2023

Interviews are to be held:            TBC shortly after the close date – TBC asap for a date in March

How to apply

Please note, Canterbury Christ Church University reserve the right to bring the closing date of this position forward where a high volume of applications are received

If you require further information regarding the application process please contact the Recruitment Team at quoting reference number REQ03907. 

For an informal discussion please contact Dr. Sue Plummer, Director of Institute of Medical Sciences – . 

Please note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered.


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