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Senior Unit Administrator for Community Based Medical Education - QMUL21615

Department: Institute of Health Science Education
Salary: £34,220 - £40,194 (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL21615
Location: Whitechapel
Date posted: 14-Feb-2020
Closing date: 28-Feb-2020

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The Institute for Health Sciences Education (IHSE) is one of six Institutes which form the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, part of Queen Mary University of London. Barts and The London are a leading medical and dental school that offers international levels of excellence in research and teaching in an area of unrivalled ethnic diversity. Staff within the Institute focus primarily on Medical Education in the delivery of the undergraduate Medical Degree programme (MBBS) and are leaders in curriculum design, delivery and assessment.

Based in the Community Based Medical Education (CBME) Team, the purpose of the role is to provide administrative support for designated community-based units of the five year undergraduate and accelerated Graduate Entry MBBS degree programmes.   The post holder is responsible for the day to day administration for the recruitment of teaching practices for all Community Based placements across the five year MBBS and Graduate Entry Programme.  The post holder will work closely with the CBME Manager and other senior academics in developing the sessional GP Scheme and the GP SPIN Program. This is of particular relevance given proposals to significantly increase the amount of teaching taking place in the community and local difficulties in relation to recruitment of general practices.

The post holder will also lead on the administration for the Year 3 Integrated Clinical Studies (ICS) in Primary Care.  The ICS is an established Unit which is currently undergoing a new format and the post holder will be responsible for administrating the newly designed structure, involving all the necessary stakeholders. This is a full time permanent post, starting in March 2020. Starting salary will be in the range (depending on experience) £34,220-£40,194 per annum inclusive of London Allowance.  Benefits include 30 days’ annual leave, pension scheme and an 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 can be made to Kate Scurr, Deputy Manager for Community-Based Medical Education, Institute of Health Sciences Education, Tel: 0207 882 2525 or email:

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To apply, please visit the Human Resources website on and search for reference QMUL21615. Please specify on your application which post you are applying for.


The closing date is Friday, 28th February 2020.

Interviews are expected to take place shortly afterwards.


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.


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