Department: Institute of Health Science Education
Salary: £33,221 ¿ £38,156 (Grade 4)
Date posted: 13-Feb-2020
Closing date: 19-Mar-2020
INSTITUTE OF HEALTH SCIENCES EDUCATION
Centre for Medical Education
Clinical Teaching Fellow in Physician Associate Studies
These posts sit within the Institute of Health Sciences Education (IHSE) 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 www.smd.qmul.ac.uk. 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 have graduated our first cohort of physician associate students, and have presently admitted our fourth intake of new candidates for the two year MSc programme, which is growing in popularity and strength. We are looking to appoint an individual with an educational background and experience within a healthcare setting to work with us in the delivery of the MSc in Physician Associate Studies as it expands and increases its student numbers in 2019. 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.
Applications are invited for a Clinical Teaching Fellow in Physician Associate Studies. This is a career development post at FY2/ST level or for a qualified physician associate with a minimum 2 years’ experience or an allied health professional with a minimum 3 years’ experience, to help teach the next generation of physician associates. This full time post will require to help with all aspects of the curriculum, including teaching clinical and communication skills, anatomy practical’s, supporting the delivery of lectures and tutorials and getting involved in the design of assessments. You will receive training in teaching from a team of enthusiastic clinicians and teachers and as part of the post have opportunities for professional development in medical education.
Candidates should have a medical degree, Physician Associate diploma or MSc and AMP qualification.
This post is a full-time career development post and fixed-term for two years from March 2020. Starting salary will be in the range (depending on experience) of £33,221 – £38,156 per annum exclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days’ annual leave and NHS/USS pension schemes.
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 can be made to the programme director of the MSc in physician associate studies, Dr. Arunthathi Mahendran, email@example.com
Details about the School of Medicine and Dentistry can be found at http://www.smd.qmul.ac.uk/
To apply, please visit the Human Resources website on http://www.jobs.qmul.ac.uk and search for reference QMUL21566. Please specify on your application which post you are applying for.
The closing date is 19th March 2020 at 11:59pm.
Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality
The School of Medicine and Dentistry and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.
The School of Medicine and Dentistry 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.