Clinical Academic Training

Our NIHR funded clinical academic programme at Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry provides a unique opportunity for clinicians to develop as academics or medical educators alongside clinical training. Plymouth has a number of outstanding research laboratories, and the medical school has recently invested £15.5 million in the Derriford Research Facility, which opened in Autumn 2017. There are also termly clinical academic half-day meetings, which usually run from 10:00 to 16:00 with lunch included, and provide an opportunity for sharing ongoing experiences, challenges and solutions, including funding opportunities and discussions on career progression.

Posts have been held in the following specialties:

Emergency medicine
Geriatric medicine
Gastroenterology/Hepatology
Psychiatry
Obstetrics and gynaecology
Neurosurgery
Anaesthetics
Neurology
General practice
Medical education/CAMERA

Successful applicants will be contacted after appointment with relevant orientation information including further information about the Plymouth IAT programme, induction events, academic training requirements and details about how to register for modules.

Important upcoming IAT events

  • > Clinical Academic Training Day – 15 September 2021