Teaching Fellow Surgical Education and Extended Reality Ref: 8591

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Hours: Full or part time considered up to a maximum of 1 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: fixed term for 2 years if 0.5FTE or 1 year if 1FTE
Reference: 8591
Salary: starting at £43,414 to £51,805 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on:12 September 2022
Closing date: 10 October 2022.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date: TBC


Job description

  • Brighton and Sussex Medical School is developing its undergraduate and postgraduate surgical and medical educational resources with Health Education England utilising extended reality (virtual reality, augmented reality and the metaverse).
  • This part time fellowship is to provide support to develop the extended reality programme including curating the virtual reality in medicine and surgery (VRiMS) resource, assisting the scientific validation of true virtual reality resources and the development of the metaverse school of medicine and dentistry as well as assisting in further related grant applications
  • The fellow will also support the delivery of related undergraduate and postgraduate surgical and medical training programmes. 

Please contact Prof Jag Dhanda at j.dhanda2@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.

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.

Download job description and person specification Ref 8591 [PDF 39.23KB]

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. 


How to apply

Download our academic application form [DOC 199.50KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to bsmsrecruitment@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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