Senior Lecturer in General Practice

The Brighton and Sussex Medical School - Department of Primary Care and Public Health

We are seeking a practising GP as an inspirational role model in general practice for the role of Senior Lecturer in General Practice at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS). The post holder will be expected to:

  • Contribute to the delivery and further development of teaching in general practice across the School, ensuring that our undergraduate BMBS students have an excellent experience of general practice across the curriculum and are prepared to embrace their future of general practice.
  • Develop BSMS as a training beacon for the general practitioners of the future by leading curriculum developments, supporting our GP teachers and engaging with external organisations and networks to support strong relationships across undergraduate and postgraduate training,
  • Support the development and implementation of research and teaching strategy across BSMS, and from time to time, undertake formal School level leadership roles appropriate to their background and portfolio.
  • Build on an emerging research reputation and work with the Departmental Research Leads and BSMS GP colleagues, to undertake a programme of research relevant to BSMS and support researchers to engage in primary care research and to build the local portfolio of research.
  • Work with colleagues to encourage and enable GP colleagues beyond BSMS to engage with the undergraduate teaching programme, including the provision of placements, Student Selected Components and 4th year Individual Research Project placements.

The successful applicant will be expected to establish a 0.2 FTE role in a local GP practice within 6 months and to build an appropriate honorary contract with NHS England or other appropriate body.

Interested candidates are encouraged to discuss the position informally with Jackie Cassell, Head of Department, Primary Care and Public Health, j.cassell@bsms.ac.uk

Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.

Expected start date: as soon as possible 

The Universities of Brighton and Sussex are 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, mathematics, medicine and engineering at the universities.

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