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About the BGS

The British Geriatrics Society is the professional body of specialist doctors, nurses, therapists and other professionals concerned with the health care of older people in the United Kingdom.

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Vacancy: BGS Officers

The BGS is inviting expressions of interest from BGS members to fill the vacancies of Deputy Media Digital Media Editor (deadline for applications Friday 6 April, midnight) and Vice President for Academic Affairs (deadline for applications, Friday, 20 April, midnight). For background and person specifications, click the link of the position which interests you (downloadable in pdf format).

2018 Spring Meeting

Registration now open

Abstract submissions: Research abstracts are automatically accepted. Clinical Quality abstracts are adjudicated. Results available here on 5 March

Clinical Excellence Awards 2018

The next round of clinical excellence awards opens on the 13 February 2018.

All candidates seeking the support of the BGS are asked to complete the appropriate form(s) and submit these to the Society by 5.00 p.m. on Tuesday 6 March 2018. This is a finite deadline and we will be unable to accept forms after this date.

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BGS Staff Vacancy

The BGS is inviting applications to fill its vacancy for a Membership Administrator. Interviews will be held on 29 March. The closing date for applications is 19th March. Click here for details.

Clinical Assistant Professor (NIHR-funded Academic Clinical Lecturer) in Geriatric Medicine (fixed term), University of Nottingham

Reference MED310117 (Go direct to website)
Closing Date: Monday, 2nd October 2017
Job Type: Clinical Academic
Department: School of Medicine, Division of Medical Science & Graduate Entry Medicine
Salary: £31931 to £55288 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Applications are invited from medically-qualified doctors in training who seek integrated academic and clinical training for a clinical academic career. This NIHR Academic Clinical Lectureship is open to applicants demonstrating outstanding potential for development as a clinical academic in Geriatric Medicine. The successful candidate in this NIHR funded Clinical Lectureship will work with internationally acclaimed research groups in the University of Nottingham's School of Medicine, in which they will be trained in the latest state-of-the-art techniques to improve health and well-being.

The successful candidate will be supported to develop an individual innovative and novel research programme leading to peer reviewed publications and research funding applications.

Candidates must be GMC registered with a license to practise, will already have a higher research degree (PhD or MD by research or equivalent) and fulfil all essential criteria on the appropriate person specifications. Candidates will be selected on academic merit and clinical academic potential.

The post will be offered for a period of four years (or a maximum of 6 years part-time, pro-rata) or until award of CCT in specialty, whichever is shortest.

For information on Clinical Academic Training in Nottingham, see:

Interviews will be held on: Monday 6th November 2017.
The successful applicant must be in post before 31st March 2018.

To accompany your application, applicants must complete and upload to the University’s application system, the NIHR’s supplementary questions available at

Applications without the NIHR’s supplementary questions from the link above, cannot be considered.

Candidates are also directed to NIHR Trainees Coordinating Centre information at:

Athena Swan award: The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. The School of Medicine holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award in recognition of our commitment to advancing women's careers

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences: The University of Nottingham has gained national and international recognition for world leading research and teaching across a wide range of academic disciplines. Our commitment to research has led to a proud history of ground-breaking discoveries. As a result, we are ranked in the top 100 universities worldwide and in the top eight British universities for research power.

Further details are available from:

- Academic Programme Director (Geriatric Medicine): Dr Adam Gordon –

- Clinical Training Programme Director (Geriatric Medicine): Dr Kay Gaynor –

- Director of Clinical Academic Training: Professor Helen Budge -

Please note that applications sent directly to these email address will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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