Clinical Senior Lecturer in Medical Education – Lead for Assessment Ref 3181

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Department of Medical Education
Hours: Full time 
Contract: Permanent 
Reference:  3181
Salary:Clinical Academic consultant pay scale from £76,761 and rising to £103,490 basic salary dependent on clinical seniority.
Placed on: 24 May 2018
Closing date:  22 June 2018.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.  
Expected start date: September 2018

Job description

Applications are invited for the post of Clinical Senior Lecturer in Medical Education at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS).  The focus for the role will be Lead for Assessment. It is open to suitably-qualified specialists at consultant/ clinical senior lecturer level who have a specific interest in medical education and an established academic track record in this area.  

The post is offered in association with Brighton and Sussex University Hospital Trust (BSHUT) where the successful applicant will hold an honorary consultant contract.

The successful applicant will be an accredited physician and will have significant evidence of recent expertise in medical education. Ideally, they will have experience within the following range of activities: curriculum design, assessment including admissions, use of portfolios in medical education, electronic learning, and inter-professional learning.  

The successful candidate is also likely to have evidence of research output in the field of medical education, or other relevant area, with an expectation that this will lead to external grant income. They will actively collaborate in the research endeavours of BSMS.  

From an academic perspective, this post will be based in the Department of Medical Education at BSMS. The ongoing development of the school, undergraduate curriculum and assessment processes requires appropriately qualified clinical academic staff to contribute to maintaining the high educational standards of BSMS, and to further develop and innovate our courses and the student experience.  

Interested candidates are encouraged to discuss the position informally with Prof Gordon Ferns, Head of the Department of Medical Education ( or Dr Juliet Wright, Director of Undergraduate Teaching and Learning (

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How to apply

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

You must fill in all sections, sign the front page declaration, and then email and send your application documents to:

  • Use the format post reference number / post title / your name in the subject line.
  • Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

If you apply for more than one job at Sussex, send a separate email and application form for each vacancy.

You should attach your application form, personal details and equal opportunities form and all other documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service).

Download our terms and conditions summary for Clinical Academic Staff Terms and Conditions [DOC 29.00KB]

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