Lecturer in Medical Education ref 20271

School/department:  Brighton and Sussex Medical School  
Hours: Full time considered up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: fixed term until October 2024
Reference: 20271
Salary: NHS Junior Doctor Scale, pro rata if part time.
Placed on:  26 April 2023
Closing date: 23 May 2023. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: To be confirmed.
Expected start date: To be confirmed.

Job description

This position focuses on teaching and learning in the medical undergraduate curriculum. A key responsibility of this position is to lead the BSMS mentor programme which involves registrars supporting 4th year medical students. The post holder will continue to deliver the successful pilot study of the use of Teaching Fellows within consultant ward rounds. This involves teaching in small group parallel teaching sessions within the ward round of the relevant clinical specialty. The post-holder will particularly support year 3 medical students on clinical placement appropriate to their specialty.

The post holders will contribute to our admissions process and teach on our Teacher Support Course (TIME). We would expect that this post holder will lead a Student Selected Component within the undergraduate curriculum. The post holder will contribute to standard setting, writing knowledge tests and OSCEs. It is hoped that the post holder will undertake medical education research either focusing on a novel project or collaborating with existing projects in the group. There is also the opportunity to apply curriculum development theories in practice, for example decolonising the curriculum, mapping the curriculum, or changing teaching methods in particular areas.

NB. We would offer the opportunity of completing three funded, postgraduate modules or equivalent towards you PG education as part of these roles.

Please contact Dr Muna Al-Jawad, M.Al-Jawad@bsms.ac.uk, for informal enquiries.

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download Job Description and Person Specification 20271 [PDF 79.75KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

Visa Sponsorship Queries:

This role has been assigned an eligible SOC code and meets the salary requirements for Skilled Worker Sponsorship if full time. Please consult our Skilled Worker Visa information page  for further information about Visa Sponsorship.

 Please note that this position may be subject to ATAS clearance if you require visa sponsorship.

How to apply

Download our clinical academic application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 268.50KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOCX 65.11KB] and complete all sections.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to jobapps@sussex.ac.uk  

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs 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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