Principal Lecturer (Permanent) and Founding MBChB Assessment Lead

Worcester, Worcestershire
£51,799 to £60,022
20 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
24 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Principal Lecturer (Permanent) and Founding MBChB Assessment Lead (Fixed-term for 5 years)  

Location: St John’s Campus

Salary: £51,799 to £60,022

Appointment as Professor will be considered for suitable candidates

Post Type: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Advertised On: Thursday 16 December 2021

Closing Date: Monday 24 January 2022

Reference: TCMS2102

The University of Worcester is a high achieving, award-winning, dynamic institution set within an inclusive and engaged community. The number one University in England for gender equality, according to the last three years of the Times Higher Education’s University Impact Rankings, with multiple accolades for teaching quality, inclusion, contribution to the community, and environmental sustainability, the University has been shortlisted as Times Higher Education University of the Year three times in recent years.  One of the best Universities for health education, Worcester is creating the distinctive Three Counties Medical School (TCMS), aiming to widen access to careers in medicine and retain graduates in the local area.

The School now seeks to appoint an outstanding Principal Lecturer and Founding MBChB Assessment Lead. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to be part of the TCMS team, as the School enters its next phase of development with the General Medical Council (GMC) having given the go ahead to recruit the first medical students. Applications for the graduate entry MBChB are now open for entry in September 2022.

The MBChB Assessment Lead will support the overall strategic direction for assessment in the MBChB Programme, with responsibility to lead and manage the assessment process for MBChB students including oversight of the students e-portfolio.

The successful candidate will be a proven leader, with the ability to motivate and influence their colleagues to achieve tangible positive outcomes, as well as demonstrate an excellent awareness of the Higher Education environment. The post holder will have experience of using psychometric assessment tools and knowledge of assessment methodology, GMC requirements and quality assurance processes.

This post may also be offered on a part-time basis as a Clinical Academic for a medical doctor wishing to remain in clinical practice on a clinical pay scale commensurate with the role and experience  

For informal inquiries please contact Jennifer Zandbeek, School Manager for the Three Counties Medical School via email at