Senior Lecturer – Physician Associate Course Lead Ref: 2006

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School
HoursFull time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Starting at £51,034 and rising to £66,537 per annum, pro rata
Placed on: 30 August 2019
Closing date:  2 October 2019.   Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description 

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Medical Education to support the delivery of the very successful Masters in Physician Associate Studies.

The successful candidate will work closely with the course principal for the Masters, and will be responsible for contributing to the development, delivery of teaching and learning content of modules. They will lead modules, supervise dissertations, set mark and moderate course/exam assessments.  They will undertake recruitment and related activities and will work with the course principal and the Head of Department to provide advice and support on course development.

The successful applicant will also work closely with colleagues at the Medical School, Higher Education Institutions in Kent, Surrey and Sussex, Health Education England Kent- Surrey and Sussex (HEKSS) and local NHS partners. The post will be based at Brighton and Sussex Medical School at the University of Brighton campus, Falmer.

The post holder will develop a national PA portfolio, becoming a national examiner and attending the National PA Board.

The role requires excellent organisational, communication and team working skills. In addition to the university academic community, you will develop and support partnerships with the wider health community.

The post holder will hold a doctoral qualification, or a professional equivalent, and will have an excellent knowledge and understanding of the role of Physician’s Associates. Experience of teaching and supervision in higher education is desirable.

Download job description and person specification Ref 2006 [PDF 94.47KB]

How to apply

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