Teaching Fellow (assessment) in Medical Education Ref: 5079

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Hours: full time
Contract: fixed term for 12 months until April 2022
Reference: 5079
Salary: HEKSS trainees at ST3 and above
Placed on: 15 December 2020
Closing date: 18 January 2021.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 


Job description

The post will be supervised by Dr Clare Castledine, Director of Assessment, BSMS.

This position focuses on supporting assessment development and delivery in the medical  undergraduate curriculum.

A key responsibility of this position is to lead the development of new work place based assessments during phases 2 and 3 of the course. The post holder will also develop new OSCE and knowledge test resources for both medicine and PA courses and will support OSCE resource development within the School. The post holder will be exposed to the full cycle of assessments within BSMS, contributing to paper setting, standard setting and exam quality assurance review.  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 speciality. The post holder will contribute to admissions, our postgraduate clinical MSc programmes and our Physicians Associate Programme dependant on their specialty. We would expect that this post holder will lead a Student Selected Component within the undergraduate curriculum. 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.

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

Download job description and person specification Ref 5079 [PDF 229.32KB]


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

You must fill in all sections, sign the front page declaration, and then email your application documents to: bsmsrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk 

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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.

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