GP Year Director Year 5

University of Glassgow
June 25, 2024
Offerd Salary:£104
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GP Year Director Year 5

Applicants would be expected to continue to hold a substantive role in General Practice. The remuneration would be expected to be for one session per week (on the payscale for GP Educators), with the required University duties taken on at times to suit the successful applicant's other roles. We envisage the term of appointment as being for one year in the first instance, with extension by mutual agreement.

Job Purpose

To act as Primary Care role models for students in MBChB Year 5. Working closely with existing Year Directors to help with the smooth running of the clinical placements including but not exclusively: student support, placement allocation, academic day teaching and assessment planning and delivery.


1. As a senior leader in MBChB year 5 responsible for representing and acting as a Primary Care role model for students in their final year.

2 Student support: to provide support, guidance and encouragement for students to participate in year-wide communication (e.g., monthly Q and A sessions) where available.

3. To support Primary Care teaching in MBChB year 5.

4. To contribute to the implementation and offer strategic influence over evolving assessment and curricular developments to ensure that the profile and importance of General Practice is reinforced at all stages of our UG education.

5. To proactively liaise with General practitioners and Hospital sub deans, to ensure continued input and contribution across the range of clinical settings in the West of Scotland.

6. To attend and contribute to meetings of the Undergraduate Medical School's Operational Management Committee and other relevant governance committees.

7. Undertake any other duties and/or activities of equivalent standing as assigned by the Head of Undergraduate Medical School.

Knowledge, Qualifications, Skills and Experience



A1 Experienced General Practitioner, with a good knowledge of the challenges and opportunities afforded by working in the community.


B1 Good knowledge of undergraduate medical education including teaching and assessment experience



C1 Ability to develop strategies and make strategic decisions, taking account of policies, multiple stakeholders and contextual factors.

C2 Excellent written communication skills, including the ability to produce either detailed or succinct reports, as required.

C3 Excellent oral and presentation skills.

C4 Excellent interpersonal communication skills.

C5 Excellent organisational ability.

C6 Ability to accept collegiate responsibilities and act accordingly.


D1 Facilitation skills.

D2 Previous experience in coordinating elective attachments.



E1Experience as a medical educator, including design, delivery, evaluation and management of the medical curriculum.


F1 Substantial experience of leadership/management in an undergraduate context.

F2 Experience of delivering CPD events/workshops.

F3 Experience of undertaking medical education research.

Informal Enquiries should be directed to Dr Helen Lloyd, Undergraduate Medical School Manager, [email protected]

Terms and Conditions

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

This post is part time, 4 hours per week (1 session) and fixed term for 12 months.

Contractual arrangements will be considered and agreed at the offer stage (e.g., if employed by the NHS, you may continue to hold your substantive role with the NHS and payments paid under a separate arrangement).

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 Dr Helen Lloyd, Undergraduate Medical School Manager, [email protected]

Vacancy Ref: 146670, Closing Date: 25 June 2024

Vacancy Ref : 146670 Close Date : 25-Jun-2024 23:45

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