Teaching Fellow / Senior Teaching Fellow

University College London - UCL Institute of Clinical Trials & Methodology

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7/8. The salary range will be £38,581 - £41,864 or £43,023 - £50,753 Per Annum, inclusive of London Allowance, depending on skills and experience.

The Institute was established on 1st August 2013 and is formally comprised of two Research Departments: The MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL (MRC CTU) and the Comprehensive Clinical Trials Unit at UCL (CCTU).  It currently directly employs 265 staff and generates an annual income in excess of £30 million. The Institute also has two further units that are virtual members: The Cancer Research UK & UCL Cancer Trials Centre and the PRIMENT Clinical Trials Unit. Over time, and building on the strengths of its Research Departments the mission of the Institute is to become a centre of excellence for the conduct of all phases of clinical trials, meta-analysis and epidemiological studies. Key areas of focus for the Institute will include delivering innovations in trial methodology and training and developing the next generation of trialists. The ICTM has developed an ambitious educational programme that spans the educational life course. Activity includes a range of CPD and short courses; delivery of undergraduate Clinical Trials modules, a PhD programme and one of very few face-to-face MSc programmes in Clinical Trials. The (Senior) Teaching Fellow is a key member of the Institute’s Education Team, with significant responsibility for the MSc in Clinical Trials programme and several undergraduate teaching modules. The post offers an exciting opportunity for someone to play a key role in updating, delivering and managing of this programme. The post holder will be expected to be committed to continuing professional development and to update their knowledge in clinical trials and teaching methods. 

The successful candidate will have solid experience of teaching undergraduate/postgraduate students in fields related to clinical trials preferably within Higher Education and/or a research intensive environment. The ideal candidate will be experienced in the development and delivery of original innovative educational material including digital education, the use of virtual learning environments and using multi-media tools. You will need to be enthusiastic about education and training and ready to impart your in-depth knowledge of a range of core issues related to clinical trials, particularly in the fields of trial design and set-up, analysis, current issues and challenges while working collaboratively and flexibly within, and across, teams. It is essential that you have a postgraduate qualification in a discipline relevant to clinical trials/methodology, or a postgraduate qualification in another discipline. A postgraduate certificate in education and /or accreditation in teaching would be an advantage.

Further information about the Institute is available via the ICTM website http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ictm  

UCL vacancy reference: 1695749     

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Angela Meade, MSc Programme Director on 020 76704761 or a.meade@ucl.ac.uk

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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