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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Physician Associate Studies - QMUL13627

Department: Institute of Health Science Education
Salary: £40,865 - £60,109
Reference: QMUL13627
Date posted: 20-Dec-2017
Closing date: 31-Jan-2018

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Institute of Health Sciences Education

Centre for Medical Education

Senior Lecturer (1 position 0.5fte) and Lecturer in Physician Associate Studies (2 positions 0.8fte in total)


These posts sit within the Institute of Health Sciences Education at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry (SMD), part of Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). The SMD is a leading medical and dental school that offers international levels of excellence in research and teaching as well as providing clinical service for a population of unrivalled ethnic diversity in east London and the wider Thames Gateway. Further information can be found at We aim to attract the brightest and most able students, from diverse backgrounds, who will contribute to the success of the North East London Health Economy and beyond. We aim to innovate in the field of PA education, support the incorporation of PAs into the UK medical workforce and contribute to the wider development of medical education.

We are looking to appoint a number of individuals with an educational background and experience within a healthcare setting to work with us in the delivery of the MSc in Physician Associate Studies. They will be part of the faculty aiming to be a leader in Physician Associate education in the UK as well as build an international reputation for PA education.

The Senior Lecturer post is designed for an experienced educator wishing to take part in curriculum development, lead and develop their own module(s), as well as supporting other module leads in providing leadership for a specific year of the programme. It provides an opportunity to further hone the candidate’s educational leadership skills within an excelling university environment.

The further 0.8fte split over 2 Lecturer posts provide an excellent opportunity for those interested in medical education to enhance and develop their teaching skills, go on to design and lead modules within a supportive environment, and join an expanding team of PA educators.

The successful candidates will be enthusiastic teachers, who can be flexible and dynamic. The posts provide an excellent opportunity for individuals to enhance and develop their teaching skills within a supportive environment, whilst simultaneously acquiring an in depth understanding of the potential future role PAs will play in the NHS.

The posts are part-time, permanent appointments, with starting salary, within the range £40,865 - £60,109 (pro-rata) dependent on experience and qualifications. Benefits include 30 days’ annual leave (pro rata), defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to the Interim Head of MSc PA Studies  

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The closing date for all applications is 31 January 2018.

Interviews are expected to take place early February 2018.

The School of Medicine and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.

The School of Medicine holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award.  We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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