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Associate Professor of Clinical Education (Course Leader, MSc Physician Associate)

Stratford, United Kingdom
£59,960 to £68,853 Starting from £59,960 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
Closing date
28 Apr 2024

Job Details

Location: Stratford Campus
Salary: £59,960 to £68,853 Starting from £59,960 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
Post Type: Full Time
Post Type: Permanent
Closing Date: Sunday 28 April 2024
Interview Date: Tuesday 07 May 2024
Reference: 0953-24-PS

University of East London

We’re the University of East London (UEL) founded in 1898 and proud to change lives through education. Our goal is to advance industry 5.0 careers-first education and provide a clear path to the jobs and opportunities of the future. We’re committed to driving diversity in the 5.0 talent pipeline, working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found and creating a balanced, inclusive, and green future.

But we can't achieve this goal alone. We need forward-thinking, innovative, and curious individuals like you to join our community and help us craft our future. As part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of people who share your passion for creating positive change. We’re an inclusive and welcoming community that is constantly moving forward, never satisfied with the status quo.

About Us

The University of East London is committed to advancing Industry focussed careers and lives, where we expand mental wealth, create careers, build business, and connect communities in East London and beyond through our global gateway. A transformational strategic route-map was launched plotting our course to become the pioneering Careers-led university for a changing world, where the future of learning and work is advanced today and potential is realised wherever and whenever it is found.

About the Job

Following on from the growth of UEL healthcare courses, we are now expanding our provision in advanced healthcare courses. We are seeking to recruit a Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor in Clinical Education to take a leadership of MSc Physician Associate program and lead this through new GMC regulation. The appointment will be made either at Senior Lecturer or at Associate Professor grade, based on qualifications and experience. This is a full-time post with a potential allowance for the clinical practice to remain on the professional register as per PSRB requirements. This is a very exciting time to join an enthusiastic team of academics and get involved in delivery of healthcare education at the University of East London benefitting from its cutting-edge Hospital and Primary Care Training Hub housing state-of-the-art clinical simulation suite.

At UEL, we work with several external partners who offer and support practice placements in advanced clinical practice. The healthcare programmes at University of East London thrive on the supportive partnership relationship with practice partners across the communities of East London and serves to support the health and social care needs of the local population.

About You

We invite applications from enthusiastic candidates who are qualified professionals with an appropriate postgraduate qualification/or experience in advanced clinical practice. Candidates must be a registered professional from either: physician associates, nursing, allied health, pharmacy, or medicine and have current professional registration with relevant UK body, with clinical or teaching experience in non-medical prescribing. In addition, candidates should have experience of working in higher education or teaching in clinical practice. We welcome candidates with a strong passion for student-focused teaching, and a clear understanding and respect for the unique needs of the widening participation cohorts of students. The successful applicant will also have excellent knowledge of the professional and academic requirements of new GMC curriculum and will be responsible to contribute to the development of advanced healthcare teaching at the university.

The school is based at the Stratford Campus within easy walking distance of the Olympic Park, vibrant Westfield shopping centre and developing East London cultural quarter and has extensive and easy transport links such as the Elizabeth line, a short walk from the train/tube stations.

Benefits Package

Here at UEL we understand it’s about more than just a salary. It’s about the entire package on offer along with our outstanding work environment and inclusive culture. We know the market rates for this vacancy and will offer a genuinely competitive salary DOE.

We care deeply about your wellbeing and our benefits includes: 20% pension (4% from you, 16% from us), 35 days holiday, plus 3 days over Christmas and bank holidays, and we’re always open to consider flexible working arrangements. We have a discretionary and non-contractual shared success bonus scheme with a value of up to £5,000 in the 23/24 academic year, subsidised gym membership, 3 times base salary life assurance, a cashback healthcare scheme and wide variety of other generous benefits including discounts on: Apple and Samsung products, holidays, clothing, fitness, lifestyle, dining out and weekly shopping.

Want to know more?

Candidates are encouraged to seek further information from Dr Hamid Merchant (email:

Further details: Job Description & Person Specification

To contact the recruitment team please phone +44 20 8223 3000 x 4600 or e-mail

CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.

At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.


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