Senior Clinical Teacher

University of Dundee - Medicine Office

Summary of Post
Part Time, 0.6 FTE (flexible) 36 months in the first instance.
Grade/Salary: NHS Consultant Grade (appropriate to clinical grade).

We are recruiting for an exceptional individual to join us as a Senior Clinical Teacher within the Clinical Skills Centre, to jointly lead the undergraduate clinical skills course.

Based at Ninewells, one of Europe's largest teaching hospitals, the School of Medicine provides outstanding medical education and training for the doctors of tomorrow. Ranked as number 1 in Scotland and number 4 in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2018) it consistently ranks highly for graduate preparedness for practice.

The School of Medicine has made a substantial commitment to developing a high quality clinical skills programme for undergraduate medical students. This has involved investment in faculty and facilities including; up-to-date specialised simulators, part task trainers and simulated ward and primary care environments. These facilities and the associated programme, delivered through the clinical skills theme within the wider curriculum, ensures learners are well prepared for supervised practice in the workplace during their clinical placements. The Centre is involved with teaching on procedural skills, examination skills, communication skills and non-technical skills.

Role Purpose
You will jointly lead the undergraduate clinical skills course with another senior clinical teacher and be:

  • leading, evaluating and developing the undergraduate clinical skills teaching programme;
  • making a substantial contribution in the delivery of core clinical skills teaching;
  • contributing to staff development within the Clinical Skills Centre.

The successful applicants will:

  • have full GMC registration and be a practising clinician;
  • possess a depth of specialist knowledge to assist with curriculum development;
  • display substantial commitment and experience of medical education;
  • demonstrate an ability to support students in their learning.

A full Job Description and Person Specification is attached.

Further Particulars Senior Clinical Teacher in Clinical Skills 062.docx

For informal discussion regarding this post please contact Dr Neil Harrison, Director of Clinical Skills

We are one of the UK's leading universities - internationally recognised for our expertise across a range of disciplines and research breakthroughs in multiple areas, including science, medicine and engineering, amongst many others. Conveniently located on the banks of River Tay, our main city-centre campus is at the heart of Dundee - an up-and-coming, friendly, compact and affordable city with a rich heritage in design and technology. We also have campuses at Ninewells Hospital and in Kirkcaldy which are easily accessible via local transport links.

For further information about this position please contact Dr Neil Harrison, Director of Clinical Skills at

The diversity of our staff and students helps to make the University of Dundee one of the top universities in the UK. Family friendly policies, staff support networks for BME and LGBT staff, membership of Athena Swan and Stonewall, as well a full range of disability services, create an enjoyable and inclusive place to work.

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