KMMS-082-21 - Senior Lecturer and Academic Lead for Year 3

University of Kent

United Kingdom

July 4, 2021


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Senior Lecturer and Academic Lead for Year 3 Kent Medway Medical School Location: Canterbury

Salary: £51,034 to £57,418 per annum pro rata plus, where applicable, a Market Supplement, benchmarked to the NHS pay scale appropriate to the successful candidate's clinical discipline Grade: Grade 9 Post Type: Part Time Hours per Week: 17.5 Contract Type: Permanent Release Date: Tuesday 08 June 2021 Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Sunday 04 July 2021 (unless otherwise stated) Interview Date: Wednesday 21 July 2021 Reference: KMMS-082-21

We are seeking an inspirational educator and role model for the combined roles of Academic Lead for Year 3 and Senior Lecturer in the Kent and Medway Medical School (KMMS), to play a key role in coordinating the development and delivery of teaching and assessment in Year 3 of our undergraduate medicine programme.

KMMS has been created to be a beacon for first-class medical education and research. Bringing together the resources of the University of Kent and Canterbury Christ Church University, our whole ethos is one of partnership.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a major contribution to the effective delivery of the curriculum, introducing teaching innovation and providing leadership in all aspects of the third year of the programme.

To make your mark in this role, you will be suitably qualified with significant contemporary expertise in undergraduate clinical education in curriculum delivery and evaluation. We expect you to have a track record of excellence in teaching along with a healthy attitude to change and new challenges and a co-operative approach that matches our own. This is an exciting role for a gifted and experienced clinical educator to help lead the advancement of the clinical practice elements of our programme by engaging with a wide range of partners.

As Senior Lecturer and Academic Lead for Year 3 BMBS you will:

  • lead the development and organisation of the teaching of all content and sufficient clinical placement capacity within Year 3 of the BM BS programme
  • deliver high quality undergraduate level learning and teaching activities
  • liaise with and support Module, Subject, Student Selected Component and Vertical Theme Leads to ensure delivery of curriculum and associated assessments to a high standard
  • undertake student supervision responsibilities including feedback, support and advice
  • To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A UK recognised primary medical qualification and current registration and licence to practise with the GMC
  • a higher degree or equivalent qualification in a related field or equivalent experience, or Membership of a Royal College
  • academic credibility with a track record of excellence in teaching
  • the ability to innovate in the development of the school's taught programmes
  • a proven ability to work co-operatively and collaboratively with colleagues and contribute to multi-disciplinary projects
  • KMMS opened to our first cohort of 108 pioneer students in September 2020. KMMS brings together the existing centres of excellence in health and medical education provided by the University of Kent and Canterbury Christ Church University and local healthcare organisations, to offer a new model of person- centred medical education.

    Please see the links below for the full job description and to apply for this post. For further information regarding the application process please contact the Resourcing Team at quoting reference number KMMS-082-21.

    A secondment opportunity may be considered for current staff members of Canterbury Christ Church University.

    We particularly welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented at this level in this area Further details: Job Description Additional Information

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    Please note that we prioritise applications from current University of Kent redeployees. We will let you know if this post is to be filled by a redeployee as, in this instance, your application will unfortunately not be taken forward

    Applications must be made via the University's online application system; CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

    The University of Kent values diversity and promotes equality at all levels

    Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, all interviews will take place remotely.

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