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Clinical Teaching Fellow - QMUL22646

Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: Range of £38,694 per annum
Reference: QMUL22646
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 29-Oct-2020
Closing date: 29-Nov-2020

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About the Role

Applications are sought for a Clinical Teaching Fellow in surgery to provide clinical teaching for the QMUL MSc teaching programme in laparoscopic surgery and surgical skills. The post will be based in the Director’s Office, Barts Cancer Institute (BCI), within the School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London and reporting to Prof Bijendra Patel – Director of MSc in Laparoscopic Surgery and Surgical Skills. This post does not have any on-calls or clinical commitments however, this may be available and to be agreed by individual and the program director.

About You

  • The postholder must have GMC registration, MRCS/FRCS and having completed minimum of 2 years of core surgical training (Suitable for CT3 –ST8).
  • Essential requirements for this post include successful completion of Royal College of Surgeons Core Skills in Laparoscopic Surgery course or an equivalent course.
  • Relevant teaching experience in laparoscopic surgery including eLearning or technology enhanced education would be an advantage. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team and maintain good laboratory records are also essential.

About the Department/Institute

The BCI is a Cancer Research UK Centre of Excellence whose work aims to transform the lives of those with and at risk of cancer through innovative research in the laboratory, in patients and in populations. The Surgical Simulation unit in BCI is internationally renowned in many areas of surgical simulation and technology enhanced education. Prof Bijendra Patel launched the world’s first Masters course in acquiring surgical skills by virtual reality simulation to “Globalise and Fast-Track Surgical Training”.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Charterhouse Square Campus in London. It is full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for one year, with an expected start date in December 2020. The salary will be Clinical Academic nodal point 3, in the range of £38,694 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.


Informal enquiries should be addressed to Prof Bijendra Patel at

The closing date for applications is 29 November 2020.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.


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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