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Clinical Staff Guidance - Non-consultant staff

The categories and titles of a number of the clinical non-consultant staff have been rationalised from 1 August 2007 to facilitate a more consistent application across the Faculty and have a closer alignment with other academic and research staff at UCL. The following clinical grade scheme must be applied to vacant positions, except Dentists, advertised with effect from 1 May 2008.

1. Clinical Lecturers

This designation will be restricted to staff who are required to be medically qualified to carry out teaching and research and are not undergoing Specialty Registrar training.

Occ. Type

Occ. Type Name

Grade

CLILEC

Clinical Lecturer

CL7 or CL8

CLIDEN

Dental Lecturer*

CL Dentist

CLISLC

Senior Clinical Lecturer

CL9

CLIRDR

Clinical Reader

CL9

2. Clinical Research Associate

This designation will only be used for clinical research staff who do not hold a named research fellowship.

Occ. Type

Occ. Type Name

Grade

CLIRES

Clinical Research Associate

CL7

CLISRA

Senior Clinical Research Associate

CL8

CLIPRA

Principal Clinical Research Associate

CL9

3. Clinical Research Fellow

This designation will only be used for holders of externally funded research fellowships awarded by the MRC, CR UK etc.

Occ. Type

Occ. Type Name

Grade

CLIRSF

Clinical Research Fellow

CL7

CLISRF

Senior Clinical Research Fellow

CL8

CLIPRF

Principal Clinical Research Fellow

CL9

4. Clinician Scientists

This designation is used for staff that are medically qualified with a PhD or MD in a basic science or a clinical/health related subject and are undergoing clinical consultant training

Occ. Type

Occ. Type Name

Grade

CLISCI

Clinician Scientist

CL7 or CL8

5. Clinical Teaching Fellows

This designation will be used for staff who are required to be medically qualified to carry out their job but have no requirement to carry out research.

Occ. Type

Occ. Type Name

Grade

CLITCH

Clinical Teaching Fellow

CL7

CLISTF

Senior Clinical Teaching Fellow

CL8

CLIPTF

Principal Clinical Teaching Fellow

CL9

6. Dental Teaching Fellows
This designation will be used for staff who are required to be qualified dentists to carry out their job but have no requirement to carry out research.

Occ. Type

Occ. Type Name

Grade

CLDETF

Dental Teaching Fellow

CL Dentist

7. Clinical Training Fellows

Please note staff appointed to Specialty Registrar positions advertised by the London Deanery will have the appointment title "Clinical Training Fellow – NIHR Clinical Lecturer". They will be appointed on the above terms and conditions.

8. Professional Development Spine (PDS) Tutors

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November 2010