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Senior Lecturer in Medical Education and Director of Assessment

University of York - Hull York Medical School

Location: Kingston upon Hull, York
Salary: £51,799 to £60,022 per annum or appropriate clinical scale
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 24th September 2021
Closes: 31st October 2021
Job Ref: 9798

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in the field of Medical/Health Education (Teaching and Scholarship or Teaching and Research) who will have the skills and experience to be Hull York Medical School’s ( Director of Assessment (anticipated 0.5 FTE for this role) and contribute to a diverse portfolio of teaching and research activities within the Hull York Medical School and the Health Professions Education Unit.

This is an exciting time to join the School as it goes through the biggest expansion in its history. The School has a highly successful MB BS Programme, MB BS with a Gateway Year programme, MSc in Physician Associate Studies, MSc in Health Professions Education and a portfolio of other post-graduate taught programmes.

The post is a full time open ended appointment at Senior Lecturer level. We are seeking an applicant from a clinical or non-clinical background and would make the appointment on either a Teaching and Research or Teaching and Scholarship contract. 0.5 FTE is available for clinical, research or scholarship activity. We would consider making an appointment at Reader level for an appropriate candidate.

Role – (please refer to the specific job descriptions for each role)

You will provide strategic and operational leadership in the development and delivery of assessment in the School working closely with the Directors of the MB BS and MSc Physician Associate Studies programmes and the Chairs of the MB BS and Post-Graduate Boards of Examiners.

You will engage with external bodies to contribute to the national development of assessment policy and practices in medical education and ensure that assessment practices in the Medical School align with recognised best practice.

You will provide operational leadership to the Professional Services Support team and Academic staff to ensure that the School has robust quality assurance processes that underpin the development, delivery and review of assessment across all the School’s programmes

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

  • Postgraduate degree in medical or higher education or equivalent experience
  • Expertise in assessment psychometrics
  • Knowledge in medical education to design & develop teaching programmes and the provision of learning support
  • Proven ability to plan and shape the direction of assessment activity, ensuring plans complement broader education strategy
  • Experience in teaching, learning and assessment in HE at undergraduate or postgraduate level or in an evidenced similar context

For informal enquiries: please contact Professor Matthew Morgan via email:

The University strives to be diverse and inclusive  – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University. 

We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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