To achieve eligibility for a Level E academic title, applicants will require the following skills and abilities, in addition to the requirements at Level D:

  • Level E Clinical Academics are expected to display a high level of leadership in their teaching, research and innovation in a clinical context and in service/engagement, and be recognised internationally for their scholarly contribution. They will have developed an international reputation for outstanding impact and achievement in the profession, through (i) clinical teaching and/or clinical research and (ii) clinical engagement, which may include clinical innovation.
  • In teaching, they will have a distinguished record of scholarly teaching and leadership across all levels and appropriate contexts.
  • In research, they will demonstrate outstanding outcomes and leadership. This will include guiding the development of others, particularly more junior researchers, leadership of major funding initiatives, major contributions to knowledge and the beneficial application of knowledge, and intellectual leadership beyond his or her specific areas of research.
  • In service and engagement, a Level E Clinical academic will make a leadership contribution to the governance and collegial life of the institution, to continuing education and professional development, and be recognised for international leadership in the profession.