Head of Post Graduate Medical Education

Ormskirk, Lancashire
18 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
17 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


Head of Post Graduate Medical Education, The Edge Hill University Medical School

Medical Education

Location: Ormskirk

Salary: Competitive Salary

Post Type: Full Time

Reference: EHM0199-0718

Make a difference, every day, to the lives of our staff and students.

About You

A key strategic leadership role within the faculty you will play a key role within the Edge Hill University Medical School. You will be an exceptional leader with a proven ability for leading, developing and managing academic medical programmes, with both a high level of understanding of current issues relating to healthcare and the ability to respond to these. Experienced in liaising with professional bodies you will have a full understanding of the requirements of these for medical education programmes.

A Professorial title will be awarded for appropriately qualified candidates.

About the Role

This role will be responsible for all current postgraduate educational programmes which sit within the Edge Hill Medical School and will drive forward further development of postgraduate medical education provision. You will be responsible for all aspects of the development, delivery and quality assurance of such programmes. You will also be expected to make a significant contribution to undergraduate programmes within the Medical School. Liaison with professional bodies and external organisations will be a key part of the role. The post holder will promote, develop and support research and ensure research informed teaching and curriculum design. 

The post provides an exciting opportunity to make a major contribution to the Edge Hill University Medical School at an exciting time in its development.


Working at Edge Hill means working in a distinctly empowering environment, where culture and collaboration are valued above traditional process-driven thinking. This is a workplace where you can really make a difference.

As a senior colleague at Edge Hill University you will have access to a generous pension scheme, with optional corporate healthcare and extensive development opportunities.

About Us

“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education.

We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact:

Clare Austin on austincl@edgehill.ac.uk

To apply please visit: https://jobs.edgehill.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?id=1358&forced=1

Closing Date: Monday 10 September 2018