Head of Community Based Medical Education

Queen Mary University of London - Institute of Health Sciences Education - Academic Unit for Community-based Medical Education

Professor of Primary Care Education and Lead of Academic Unit for Community-based Medical Education

This post sits within the Institute of Health Sciences Education at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry (SMD), part of Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). The SMD is a leading medical and dental school that offers international levels of excellence in research and teaching as well as providing clinical service for a population of unrivalled ethnic diversity in east London and the wider Thames Gateway. Further information can be found at www.smd.qmul.ac.uk.

Applications are invited for the post of Professor of Primary Care Education and Lead for the Academic Unit for Community-based Medical Education.

It is expected that the successful candidate will possess a postgraduate qualification in education or equivalent, with relevant teaching experience and will take the leading role in maintaining and enhancing innovation and quality of the primary care delivered educational programmes, both existing and in future. This includes those within the undergraduate MBBS five-year and four-year Graduate-Entry and related medical programmes under development, which are an integral part of the curricula. The successful post holder will be expected to further develop the clinical academic profile of general practice and general practitioner academics, thereby maintaining our current standing and national reputation in teaching excellence. It is expected that the post holder will engage in education research and deliver a commensurate amount of teaching according to their role and experience.

The post is part-time (0.6 WTE), to reflect a commitment to an ongoing clinical post. SAGP Consultant salary scale (pro-rata for part-time) inclusive of the London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days’ annual leave (pro-rata for part-time), defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

The appointment of a candidate at Reader level would be considered for a less experienced candidate.

Candidates should be willing to travel overseas as required for carrying out their duties and must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Ann O’Brien, a.e.obrien@qmul.ac.uk

Details about the school can be found at www.smd.qmul.ac.uk

To apply please click on the apply button below.

Application enquiries can be directed to recruitment@qmul.ac.uk

Interviews are expected to take place in January 2017.

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