Clinical Teaching Fellow in Medical Education (Differential Attainment Focus) Ref: 5755

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Hours: Full time hours up to a maximum of 10PA’s per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: fixed term for 12 months
Reference: 5755
Salary: ST3-ST5
Placed on: 14 May 2021 
Closing date: 11 June 2021. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected start date: 1 September 2021

Job description

Applications are invited for a Clinical Teaching Fellow within the Department of Medical Education at Brighton and Sussex Medical School. This exciting new post has been approved by Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex (HEKSS) as an Out Of Programme Experience (OOPE) or secondment for 12 months commencing in September 2021.  

Applicants should be a medically qualified doctor with an appropriate level of experience at ST3 level or above and have a good understanding of UK undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and clinical training across a range of specialties.  Ideally, they should have an emerging track record of undertaking research in the field of clinical or medical education and be experienced in both qualitative and quantitative methods.

The main responsibility of this post is to undertake research on the factors that give rise to differential attainment in paediatric training in the KSS region. This project will be jointly supervised by Dr Birks and Dr Butler. There is also an opportunity for the post holder to acquire an educational qualification at Brighton & Sussex Medical School. There are no fixed clinical commitments.

Please contact Dr Sarah Birks, and Dr Ceri Butler, for informal enquiries.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Download job description and person specification Ref 5755 [PDF 188.59KB]

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How to apply

Download our clinical academic application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 268.50KB] and Personal details and equal opportunties form [DOC 108.50KB] and complete all sections.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to  

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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