British Society of Neuroradiologists (BSNR) Du Boulay Professorship

Open for application

Deadline: Friday 19 April 2017

Background:

This visiting Professorship is jointly funded by the RCR and BSNR in memory of Professor George Du Boulay who was a pioneering academic neuroradiologist and a founding member of the Society

Nature:

The visiting Professor will be expected to visit 6 radiology centres and training schemes across the UK, and deliver a minimum half-day educational programme at each.  One lecture will be filmed either during a visit or separately and then be made available online.  The purpose of the visits is to highlight the role of neuroradiology in the advancement of neuroimaging, promote neuroradiology and particularly academic neuroradiology careers, and provide expert neuroradiology teaching at the centres visited.

At the end of the professorship, the successful candidate will be required to render a report and deliver a lecture at the next BSNR annual meeting. 

Funding:

Up to £3,000. 

Eligibility:

The Professorship is open to neuroradiologists who are BSNR members and Fellows of the RCR in good standing, resident in the United Kingdom and in active clinical practice at the time of the application and tenure of the award.

To apply: 

Applicants should submit: a current curriculum vitae; a 200-400 word statement describing the reasons for applying, contribution to the role, and proposed educational programme and content for the Professorship.

An Appointments Board comprising BSNR and RCR members will consider applications. In assessing applications, significant weighting will be given to the applicant’s plan for the programme.  The decision of the Appointments Board is final and binding, applicants will be informed of the outcome as soon as possible after the decision has been approved.

Applications should be sent to Sarah Coulson QATraining@rcr.ac.uk at the Royal College of Radiologists to arrive no later than 5pm on Friday 19 May 2017. Interviews will be held in London on Tuesday 6 June and the award will be announced within two weeks.

For informal enquiries and further details regarding the post, please contact BSNR Academic subcommittee chair, Professor A Waldman: adam.waldman@ed.ac.uk

Tenure of the award will be one year, and will commence at the BSNR AGM during the annual meeting in Cambridge 15-17 September 2017.