The School of Medicine at the University of Southampton is committed to providing academic leadership in clinical and basic science in education, enterprise and research, and to enhancing its position as a first-class research school and as a national leader in medical education. The School comprises eight Divisions, Cancer Sciences, Community Clinical Sciences, Clinical Neurosciences, Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, Human Genetics, Infection Inflammation and Repair, Management Information and Computing, and Medical Education. It has approximately 1200 undergraduate students, 150 MSc students, 250 PhD students and 700 staff. The School has a major focus on multidisciplinary translational and clinical research, based upon a strong foundation in biomedical science with strong links to the physical sciences, including chemistry, computing and engineering. Southampton hosts several units devoted to clinical research, including the Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility, the MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre and a UK Cancer Research Network Clinical Trials Unit, and is also a member of the UKCRN DeNDRoN, Mental Health and Primary Care research networks. The School provides excellent facilities for scientific and clinical career development at all levels, with specific opportunities for Academic Clinical Fellowships and Clinical Lectureships in child health, dermatology, elderly care, general practice, clinical genetics, neurosurgery, respiratory medicine, rheumatology, general surgery and surgical oncology.