Teaching Fellow in Medical Education Ref: 5080

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Hours: full time
Contract: fixed term for 12 months 
Reference: 5080
Salary: open to all HEKSS trainees at ST3 and above
Placed on: 16 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 Muna Al-Jawad, Senior Lecturer and Lead for Curriculum Development.

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 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.

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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

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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