Senior Clinical Lecturer and Lead in Clinical Skills Education

London, United Kingdom
£66,085 - £75,318 per annum
25 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
24 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Department: Institute of Health Science Education
Salary: £66,085 - £75,318 per annum
Reference: QMUL20278
Location: West Smithfield
Date posted: 17-Oct-2019
Closing date: 11-Nov-2019


Institute of Health Sciences Education
Centre for Medical Education

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable. Barts & the London is a leading medical and dental school that offers international levels of excellence in research and teaching as well as supporting clinical service for a population of unrivalled ethnic diversity in East London and the wider Thames Gateway. The Institute for Health Sciences Education is one of six Institutes which form the faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. We are responsible for the delivery of the school’s medical degree programmes. Together with our partner hospitals and primary care practices and our innovative, forward thinking and responsive curriculum, students learn in a supportive and friendly environment. Our key goal is to train and help prepare the next generation of doctors and healthcare related professionals to be the best that they can be. We aim to attract the brightest and most able students, from diverse backgrounds, who will contribute to the success of the North East London Health Economy and beyond.

Applications are invited for the above post to partially cover the responsibilities of the seconded Head of Clinical Skills and lead the clinical skills curriculum in London. The post holder will work with the Head of the Clinical and Communication Skills unit and its staff, including line-managing the clinical skills academics, to develop these aspects of our MBBS/GEP curricula and the other programmes managed by the IHSE. S/He will specifically manage the delivery and assessment of our clinical skills teaching, monitor teaching standards and collaborate in ensuring faculty development. It is expected that you will liaise effectively with the Head of Clinical Skills based in Malta to ensure consistency in both delivery and development of our MBBS according to innovations derived from Curriculum 2015 planning. The post holder will also contribute to the intellectual life of IHSE by contributing to student education, curriculum development, assessment and research/scholarship as well as student mentoring. It is expected that the post-holder will take on a senior internal examiner role.

Candidates will have a relevant professional clinical qualification and educational experience, and be a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy or working towards this.

The post is a full time fixed term post for 2 years. Starting salary will be in the range, £66,085 - £75,318 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Prof Sandra Nicholson, Head of Centre Medical Education (s.nicholson@qmul.ac.uk).

Details about the school can be found at www.smd.qmul.ac.uk

To apply and for full job details, click on the apply link below.

Application enquiries can be directed to recruitment@qmul.ac.uk

The closing date for all applications is 11th November 2019

Interviews are expected to take place shortly afterwards.

The School of Medicine and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.

The School of Medicine holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award.  We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

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