Senior Clinical Lecturer in Medical Education, Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition (MED097A)

This post (up to full time) is funded by ACT (Additional Cost of Teaching of undergraduate medical students) to play a lead role within the MBChB Foundations of Clinical Method (FoCM) team, including being the Curricular Lead for both Communication and Professionalism.  The successful candidate will also be expected to lead the ongoing innovation and development of the clinical consultation skills curriculum in the MBChB programme ensuring an integrated and high quality approach to the teaching of clinical examination, communication, clinical reasoning, and procedural skills across all five years of the curriculum.   

School/Section: Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition
Division: Institute of Education for Medical & Dental Sciences
Staff Category: Academic
Position Type: Full Time
Grade: Clinical Senior Lecturer/Reader
Salary: £55,114 - £77,964
Ref No: MED097A
Closing Date: 31-MAR-2020

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Job Description

The post holder will also contribute to the overall leadership and line management of the FoCM team, reporting directly to the Director of the Foresterhill Clinical Skills Centre and deputising on their behalf when required.

The post holder will be based in the Institute for Education in Medical and Dental Sciences (IEMDS) within the School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition and be an active part of a team who have a strong interest in high quality educational research and scholarship.

The post will require excellent organisational and interpersonal skills and require the applicant to develop strong relationships across a wide range of stakeholders including MBChB programme leads, colleagues in partner health boards and colleagues in other educational institutions. The candidate will be involved with development and delivery of core teaching sessions and the materials required for them. They will also work in partnership with all members of the MBChB team and in the future with leads in Sri Lanka delivering the University of Aberdeen Sri Lanka Medical Pathway.

The post is based in Aberdeen but will require occasional travel to teaching sites outside Aberdeen which infrequently will require an overnight stay.

The post holder will play a major role in leading the ongoing development and integration of the curriculum with respect to clinical consultation skills including examination, communication, clinical reasoning and procedural skills. In addition the post holder will contribute to the overall leadership and line management of the FoCM team, reporting directly to the Director of the Foresterhill Clinical Skills Centre and deputising on their behalf when required.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the salary scale for Clinical Academics below the level of consultant and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and a 3 year probation period.

For further information on various staff benefits and policies please visit www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/working-here 

This post does not meet the minimum requirements as issued by UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) to qualify for an employer-sponsored visa. We are therefore unable to consider applications from candidates for this post who require sponsorship to work in the UK.

Online application forms are available at www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs

The closing date for receipt of applications is 31 March 2020

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact:

Dr Angus Cooper, Director of the Clinical Skills Centre at Foresterhill angus.cooper@abdn.ac.uk / 01224 437816

Professor Rona Patey, Director of the Institute for Education in Medical and Dental Sciences

r.patey@abdn.ac.uk / 01224 437972

Professor Colin Lumsden MBChB Programme lead

colin.lumsden@abdn.ac.uk / 01224 437962

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Professor Patey, Professor Lumsden or Dr Cooper.

Please quote reference number MED097A on all correspondence

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