KMMS-202-23 - Senior Lecturer & Academic Lead for Year 1

University of Kent
November 20, 2023
Offerd Salary:£53,353 to £60,027
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Contract Type:Fixed Term Ends 04/
Working Time:Full time
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Senior Lecturer & Academic Lead for Year 1 Kent and Medway Medical School Location: Canterbury

Salary: £53,353 to £60,027 Grade: Grade 9 Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Fixed Term - Ends 04/10/2024 Release Date: Wednesday 08 November 2023 Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Monday 20 November 2023 (unless otherwise stated) Reference: KMMS-202-23

Please note: this opportunity is only available to current employees of the University of Kent or Canterbury Christ Church University

This is your chance to join Kent and Medway Medical School (KMMS) in pioneering a new era of responsive, student-centred medical education.

We are seeking an an inspirational role model for fixed term appointment as Academic Lead for Year 1 (1 FTE). This role will involve working on the campus sites of both the partner universities in Canterbury and Medway. The role will continue the good work already achieved to deliver Year 1 and the development of the KMMS undergraduate medical programme, in ensuring the continued provision of leadership for all aspects of the first year of the programme. It is open to suitably qualified individuals who have a specific interest and background in health sciences and healthcare education.

We welcome applications from those working in academic roles within universities, including secondment opportunities for those at the University of Kent and Canterbury Christ Church University.

As Senior Lecturer and Academic Lead for Year 1 BMBS, you will:

  • Contribute and influence the development of Year 1 of the KMMS BM BS programme, ensuring that the programme satisfies GMC requirements.
  • Be a member of the KMMS management organisation and attend and participate in the work of KMMS boards, committees and sub-committees as directed by the Dean and Undergraduate Programme Director
  • Maintain and develop high quality teaching and assessment in Year 1 of the programme.
  • Liaise with and support Module, Subject and Vertical Theme Leads to ensure delivery of curriculum and associated assessments.
  • Be a point of contact for feedback to and from students
  • Teach as a member of a teaching team and deliver high quality undergraduate level learning and teaching activities.
  • To be successful in this role you will have/be:

  • A Higher degree or equivalent qualification in a related field, or equivalent experience, or Membership or Fellowship of a Royal college, or equivalent
  • Academic credibility with a track record of excellence in teaching
  • In depth understanding of current issues in undergraduate medical education
  • Ability to innovate in relation to the development of the School's taught programmes
  • Ability to articulate the School's objectives in a way that encourages others to engage with the vision
  • 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. At KMMS, our vision is to produce graduates with the curiosity and the academic, professional and clinical skills to find global solutions to local challenges – multi-talented individuals whose training will have prepared them to lead, manage and innovate in 21st Century healthcare.

    If you have the skills, experiences and enthusiasm to help us achieve this, we would welcome your application. Please include a CV and cover letter with your application.

    For further information regarding the application process please contact the HR Team at: [email protected] quoting reference number KMMS-202-23.

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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.

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