Clinical Teaching Fellow in Palliative Care (Part Time, Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge
May 19, 2024
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Clinical Teaching Fellow in Palliative Care (Part Time, Fixed Term)

The Primary Care Unit of the Department of Public Health and Primary Care within the School of Clinical Medicine is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified doctor to support the Palliative Care teaching of medical students. We are looking for a medical colleague to join the Palliative Care teaching team of Prof. Stephen Barclay (Professor of Palliative Care), Dr Anna Spathis (Assistant Professor), Dr Simon Etkind (Assistant Professor), Dr Annabel Price (Associate Speciality Director), Dr Robert Brodrick (Associate Speciality Director) and Alice Cuttriss (Teaching Administrator).

You will have current experience of clinical Palliative Care delivery for patients in hospital, hospice, care home or community settings, with experience of medical student teaching and an enthusiasm to participate in the delivery of the Palliative Care course.

Overview of Role

The post holder will work with the teaching team in:

  • Contributing to delivery of the Palliative Care teaching of students on the Cambridge Standard Clinical Course and the Cambridge Graduate Course in Medicine.

  • Contributing to the planning and development of the Palliative Care course, including the development of simulation.

  • Contributing to the assessment of Palliative Care coursework submitted by students.

  • Participating in student assessment.

  • Meeting continuing personal development needs in the education field.

  • Teaching

    The post-holder will focus on the delivery of medical student Palliative Care teaching: opportunities for educational research may also arise.

    Weekly commitment is two half days per week (2 PAs/8 hours) or one half day per week (1 PA/4 hours) would also be considered.

    The funds for this post are available for one year in the first instance from commencement in post.

    It is anticipated that the post-holder will be directly employed by the University, though a secondment from current employer is also possible to arrange if appropriate.

    This is an integrated appointment between the University and the relevant NHS Trust/Body ("NHS Trust"). The post-holder will be working in a clinical role with an NHS Trust / Hospice / GP practice/similar body and may require an Honorary Clinical Contract with that organisation. You should be aware that if your contract with the NHS Trust is terminated your employment with the University will be terminated and vice versa.

    Informal enquiries are welcome to Professor Stephen Barclay [email protected] or Dr Anna Spathis [email protected]

    Location: Primary Care Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, East Forvie Building, Robinson Way, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge, CB2 0SR (approximately 2 miles south of the city centre).

    The closing date for applications is: 19 May 2024

    Interview Date: Late May/early June 2024

    To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

    Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 1 years in the first instance.

    This appointment requires an Honorary Clinical Contract.

    Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

    Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

    Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

    Please quote reference SN41489 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

    The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

    The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

    Further information
  • Additional Information Form
  • Further Particulars
  • Department/Location

    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, The Primary Care Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Primary Care Unit


    Dependant on the successful applicants current salary scale.






    29 April 2024

    Closing date

    19 May 2024

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