Principal Lecturer (Permanent) and Founding MBChB Phase 2 Lead

Worcester, Worcestershire
£84,559 to £114,003 pro rata (Clinical Pay Scale)
20 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
24 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Part Time

Principal Lecturer (Permanent) and Founding MBChB Phase 2 Lead (fixed term for 5 years, renewable by agreement)  

Location: St John’s Campus

Salary: £84,559 to £114,003 pro rata (Clinical Pay Scale)

Appointment as Professor will be considered for suitable candidates

Post Type: Part Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Advertised On: Thursday 16 December 2021

Closing Date: Monday 24 January 2022

Reference: TCMS2104

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 Phase 2 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 School’s planned curriculum emphasises problem-based learning, early consultations, programmatic assessment, an emphasis on community-orientated clinical placements and professional, emotionally intelligent communication at every stage.   The Founding MBChB Phase 2 Lead will develop an outstanding student learning experience within an innovative educational culture by overseeing Phase 2 (Years 3 and 4) as well as leading on the clinical placements in Phase 1 (Years 1 and 2) of the MBChB.

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 an established record of excellence in learning and teaching, with demonstrable experience of innovation in curriculum design and development. Appointment as Professor will be considered for suitably qualified exceptional candidates.

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