Job opportunities

The Centre for Academic Primary Care (CAPC) at the University of Bristol is one of the largest and most successful centres for primary care research and teaching in the UK, and is a member of the NIHR School for Primary Care Research. We are a thriving and happy department, within an outstandingly supportive academic environment.

As a result of our recent success we have several posts available:

Consultant Senior Lecturer/Clinical Reader/Clinical Professor in Primary Health Care

This post for a senior academic GP arises following the promotion of Prof Sarah Purdy to become Associate Dean. This post will combine research, teaching, and leadership. We are seeking to appoint a candidate who has the potential to become, or has already established themselves as, an international leader of academic primary care. Appointment will be made at the appropriate level of seniority depending on experience.

Job reference ACAD101534
Closing date 2nd September
Informal enquiries: Prof Chris Salisbury (

Senior Lecturer in Primary Care Infection

This post arises from the success of the primary care infection group, led by Prof Alastair Hay, who is an NIHR Research Professor. It represents an exciting opportunity for a talented and enthusiastic primary care scientist with an established reputation in quantitative health services research / epidemiology/ health economics / statistics to join a thriving research group.

Job reference ACAD101521
Closing date 30th July
Informal enquiries: Prof Alastair Hay (

Academic Clinical Lecturer in Population Health

This post is suitable for an academic GP, who has recently completed their PhD. This four year post combines research, training, and clinical practice. It provides an outstanding opportunity to develop a successful academic career in any aspect of population health (including primary care) through working with world leading experts in public health, epidemiology, trials, statistics, economics, and social science from the School of Social and Community Medicine, which includes the Centre for Academic Primary Care.

Job reference: TBC – will be advertised very shortly
Closing date 7th August
Informal enquiries: Prof Chris Salisbury (


Other opportunities at the Centre for Academic Primary Care include working in a career academic post, working as a research associate or academic GP on a specific project, undertaking training as a postgraduate student, or getting involved in teaching, either on a sessional basis or as a GP Teaching Fellow.

Vacancies are advertised on these pages, at the University's Working at Bristol pages and externally on