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Clinical Teaching Fellowship in Medical Education

Clinical Teaching Fellowship in Medical Education

University of Leicester

This is an exciting role for a clinician who has completed their Foundation training, to develop your medical education skills.  You will  provide vital support to the teaching of  our undergraduate medical students  supervising four study groups of eight or nine students from years 1 and 2 in their completion of workbook activities. You will also support teaching during early clinical placements, developing students' knowledge and skills so they can make a smooth transition into full-time clinical training in year 3 and maximise their student experience.  

Your role will include a variety of other educational activities such as teaching examination skills; involvement in our range of clinical simulation; and assessment activities such as question writing, standard setting, and marking (both written and OSCE assessments).

This role provides an excellent opportunity to develop your teaching and educational skills, offering useful preparation for several Royal College postgraduate examinations. You will have the opportunity to achieve a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education and have the opportunity to apply for an Accredited Teaching Qualification, gaining relevant qualifications and experience for a possible future teaching role in medical or higher education.

Applicants must hold MB ChB or equivalent and have completed satisfactorily two years of Foundation Training, or the equivalent, at the time of taking up their post together with full GMC registration. All applicants should have experience in higher education, preferably medical education, be able to demonstrate an interest in clinical education and be able to highlight the importance, significance and relevance of basic science in clinical medicine and practice.

Further Information

Informal enquiries are welcome and can be directed to Dr Hannah Bonfield hrb16@leicester.ac.uk or Dr Debbie Mitcheson dm309@leicester.ac.uk in the first instance.

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. We are ranked 5th in the UK on the international Shanghai league table for Clinical Medicine, and the Medical School is in the top 10 for student satisfaction (NSS), student preparedness for practice (GMC NTS data), and top 5 for graduate career progression post-F2 (UKFPO).

The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community.

We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 because the appointee will have substantial access to young people and/or vulnerable adults. Therefore, an appointment to this post will be subject to checking and appropriate clearance through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The successful applicant for this post will, therefore, be required to give consent for the University to check with the DBS for the existence and content of any criminal record in the form of an Enhanced Disclosure. Information received from the DBS and the police will be kept in strict confidence and will be destroyed once the University is satisfied in this regard.

Job Details

School name University of Leicester
Job title Clinical Teaching Fellowship in Medical Education
Date posted 25/11/2021
Closing date 03/01/2022
Reference Number 4457