Clinical Senior Lecturer in Medical Education – Elderly Medicine Ref: 9836

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Hours: full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1 FTE / 10 Pas per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). 
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: permanent 
Reference: 9836
Salary: NHS 2003 Consultant Scale 
Placed on: 16 November 2022
Closing date: 14 December 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date: 01 March 2023

Job description

  • Applications are invited for the post of Senior Lecturer in Medical Education – Elderly Medicine. It is open to suitably-qualified specialists at consultant/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 University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust where the successful applicant will hold an honorary consultant contract, with main clinical work conducted at the Royal Sussex County Hospital site with potential for cross-site working.
  • The successful applicant will be an accredited physician in elderly medicine and will have significant evidence of expertise in medical education. Ideally they will have experience within the following range of activities: curriculum development, curriculum design, assessment including admissions, simulation, electronic learning, and inter-professional learning. 
  • The successful candidate will also have evidence of research output. There will be an expectation that they will participate actively in scholarship at 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 BSMS high educational standards and to further develop our course and student experience. 
  • Brighton & Sussex Medical School is a joint venture between the Universities of Brighton and Sussex and received its first medical students in 2003.  Since then it has proved to be exceptionally popular and in recent admissions rounds has continued to achieve one of the highest application rates of any UK medical school

Please contact Dr Tom Levett, Director of Undergraduate Teaching and Learning ( 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.

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

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

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

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How to apply

Download our clinical academic application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 268.50KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] 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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