Patient Safety Teaching Fellow

University of Aberdeen - Institute Of Education for Medical and Dental Sciences

Applications are invited from individuals with appropriate experience and a postgraduate qualification in patient safety related research, experience of undertaking research in healthcare environments, a good understanding of the medical education and training pathway, and an interest in medical education/medical education research.

The post holder will be involved in the design and delivery of patient safety and human factors teaching to medical students and also to other members of staff as part of training the trainers. They will lead the designing and undertaking of education research and course evaluation with respect to patient safety and human factors for the medical curriculum.

This post is based in the School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition and based on the Foresterhill campus.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on Grade 7 (£39,324 to £46,924 per annum), with placement according to qualifications and experience. This is a full-time position but applications for part-time (minimum of 50%) will also be considered.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Professor Jen Cleland (, John Simpson Chair for Medical Education; Professor Rona Patey, Director, Institute of Education for Medical and Dental Sciences ( or 01224 437972); or Professor Alan Denison, MBChB Programme Lead (

Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa.  As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of financial maintenance and competency in English. Please do not hesitate to contact Miss Natalie Reid, HR Adviser (e-mail: for further information. 

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The closing date for the receipt of applications is 28 September 2017.

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