GP University Lecturer (Year 3 GP Clinical Placement Lead)

University of Glassgow
May 29, 2024
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GP University Lecturer (Year 3 GP Clinical Placement Lead)

We have an opportunity for a GP University Lecturer (Year 3 GP Clinical Placement Lead) to provide effective leadership for Year 3 General Practice placements including their future development by undertaking a range of key duties.

The School of Health & Wellbeing aims to prevent disease, improve health and wellbeing, and reduce inequalities on a local and global scale. Established in 2012, we are one of eight Schools that sit within the College of Medical, Veterinary & Life


We are strongly committed to the principles of equality and diversity, and in 2018 won a coveted Athena Swan Gold Award. Through our inter-disciplinary programme of world-leading research and excellent research-led teaching we aim to improve population health and wellbeing and reduce inequalities in health. Our research spans three research themes and is delivered across six research groups. Our academics have a wide range of skills and expertise and our external collaborators include academics, the Scottish and UK Governments, the NHS, local authorities, and the voluntary and private sectors.

Job Purpose

To provide effective leadership for Year 3 General Practice placements including their future development by undertaking a range of key duties.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

1. To undertake duties relating to the organisation and delivery of teaching as agreed with the Director of Community Based Medical Education.

2. To lead Year 3 GP placements.

3. To lead on and deliver Year 3 GP assessments.

Tutor recruitment and development

4. To contribute to tutor recruitment and appointment for both GP placements in Year 3 and the assessment process (currently comprising compilation of a written portfolio).

5. To assist with retention of existing GP educators to enable continued high-quality delivery of General Practice teaching through course review, staff development, and communications about teaching.

6. To participate in the design, planning and delivery of tutor training in areas such as student assessment, teaching, and learning.

7. To support tutor evaluation by overseeing student feedback and delivery of feedback to tutors, as well as assisting in planning and delivering support to tutors as required.

Undergraduate teaching

8. To contribute to the General Practice and Primary Care based teaching for Year 3 placements as determined by the Director of Community Based Medical Education.

9. To coordinate and contribute to delivery of teaching sessions related to Year 3 General Practice teaching, for example facilitation of introductory sessions, plenary teaching and online tutorials as needed.

10. To contribute to quality assurance processes within the school by collating and summarising student and assessment feedback for exam board and course evaluation purposes.

Course development and assessment

11. To update and develop supervisor and student documentation for Year 3 GP placements.

12. To lead the Year 3 Longitudinal Portfolio assessment, including student information and briefing, tutor recruitment and training, and coordination of the marking process in line with University protocol.

13. To contribute to assessment in all years of the curriculum, both written and clinical.

Personal development

14. To work towards a medical education qualification or equivalent (e.g. PG CAP).

15. Opportunities to support medical education research in general practice context.

16. To participate in relevant meetings and conferences on Medical Education.

17. To maintain and develop own portfolio of skills and to keep up to date with new developments in clinical practice and educational initiatives, including assessment.


18. To attend the monthly Education Management Group for General Practice and Primary Care.

19. To attend Year 3 student and staff liaison committee

Knowledge, Qualifications, Skills, and Experience



A1 Educated to MBChB. Possession of MRCGP. A2 Knowledge of current educational principles and best practice in medical education.



C1 Leadership and management skills.

C2 Advanced communication skills - written and oral.

C3 Excellent presentation and small group/facilitation skills.

C4 Excellent report writing skills. C5 Good IT skills.

C6 Able to work independently and as part of a team. C7 Self-motivated.

C8 Able to relate effectively to staff at all levels.

C9 Excellent organisational, time-management and administrative skills.



E1 Experience of, and clinical base in general practice; teaching experience in practice and/ or in campus-based GP teaching.

Terms and Conditions

Salary will be on GP Educator Scale, GP00, £104,268 per annum pro-rata

This post is part time, 12 hours per week (3 sessions) and fixed term for 2 years.

The University of Glasgow has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK. If you require a Skilled Worker visa to work in the UK, you will be required to meet the eligibility requirements of the visa route to be assigned a Certificate of Sponsorship.

Please note that this post may be eligible to be sponsored under the Skilled Worker visa route if tradeable points can be used under the Skilled Worker visa rules. For more information please visit: https: // www.

As part of Team UofG you will be a member of a world changing, inclusive community, which values ambition, excellence, integrity and curiosity.

As a valued member of our team, you can expect:

1 A warm welcoming and engaging organisational culture, where your talents are developed and nurtured, and success is celebrated and shared.

2 An excellent employment package with generous terms and conditions including 41 days of leave for full time staff, pension - pensions handbook https: // www., benefits and discount packages.

3 A flexible approach to working.

4 A commitment to support your health and wellbeing, including a free 6-month UofG Sport membership for all new staff joining the University https: // www.

We believe that we can only reach our full potential through the talents of all. Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our values. Applications are particularly welcome from across our communities and in particular people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented within the University. Read more on how the University promotes and embeds all aspects of equality and diversity within our community https: // www.

We endorse the principles of Athena Swan https: // www. and hold bronze, silver and gold awards across the University.

We are investing in our organisation, and we will invest in you too. Please visit our website https: // www. for more information.

Informal Enquiries should be directed to Professor Lindsey Pope, [email protected]

Vacancy Ref: 146128, Closing Date: 29 May 2024.

Vacancy Ref : 146128 Close Date : 29-May-2024 23:45

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