Clinical Research Fellow In Medical Education Ref 4556

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Hours: full time
Contract: fixed term for 2 years
Reference: 4556
Salary: Basic pay specialty trainee ST3-ST7
Placed on: 16 October 2020
Closing date:  17 November 2020. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected start date: January 2021

Job description

Applications are invited from doctors in training at the level of specialist trainee to work as a Research Fellow in Medical Education.

This is a 2-year post in which the post holder will work with the undergraduate academic team from Brighton and Sussex Medical School. The project focuses on the innovation and development of a core module in the new project 200 curriculum. This is a module in the fifth year which prepares students for practice as foundation doctors (called “F0”). A core component of the post will be the opportunity to register and study for a higher degree (MD) through Brighton & Sussex Medical School, subject to the submission of an approved proposal to the School. The Research Fellow will primarily work with their academic mentor and will work across sites at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust and Brighton and Sussex Medical School.

The successful candidate will be medically qualified and at specialist trainee level with experience of undergraduate teaching and assessment.

More information on the project may be obtained by contacting Dr Muna Al-Jawad, Lead for Curriculum Development or Professor Juliet Wright, Director of Undergraduate Teaching and Learning.

The position would suit a trainee wishing to gain additional experience before applying for academic positions or work in research environments as well as someone hoping to increase their publication record. 

Download job description and person specification Ref 4556 [PDF 172.21KB]

How to apply

Download our clinical academic application form [DOC 176.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 170.00KB].

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