Lecturer in Postgraduate Medicine and Public Health

University of Hertfordshire
May 14, 2024
Offerd Salary:£37,099pa
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Contract Type:Fixed term (one year
Working Time:Part time
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Post Title Lecturer in Postgraduate Medicine and Public Health

SBU/Department: Life and Medical Sciences/Clinical Pharmaceutical and Biological Sciences

FTE: 1 fte (working 37 hours per week). Part-time employment is an option.

Duration of Contract: Fixed term (one year)

Salary: UH7 £37,099pa to £44,263pa (pro rata if part-time) by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience

Annual Leave: 35 days (pro rata if part-time) plus standard public holidays and an additional 4 days including the closure of our office between Christmas and New Year

Location: College Lane Campus, Hatfield

We are looking for an ambitious individual committed to excellence in teaching and enhancing patient care to join our multidisciplinary team of friendly staff in our Centre for Postgraduate Medicine and Public Health.

Main duties and responsibilities

You will primarily work as part of the Physician Associate team within Postgraduate Medicine and Public Health undertaking teaching, learning and assessment. You will design engaging teaching activities and set and mark formative and summative assessments which support student learning, and provide academic administration to coordinate module delivery and assessment. You will assist in the provision of academic and pastoral support for students as a personal tutor and facilitate direct communication with students and support communication from other departments within and external to the University. This may include supporting placement provision and engagement with our external stakeholders and partners. You will attend and contribute to Programme Committee Meetings, Programme Team Meetings and other subject group meetings and working groups as required, and attend the Module Boards of Examiners, as required. You will act as a project supervisor for the postgraduate programmes, commensurate with your qualifications, and you will contribute to programme reviews and the revalidation/accreditation of courses, quality assurance and enhancement processes. You will attend and support colleagues with admissions interviews, at Open Days, induction events and other activities to promote and recruit students to the programme. You will undertake research and scholarly activities, as appropriate.

Skills and experience required

You must possess sufficient breadth or depth of knowledge to work within established teaching programmes. You will have an appreciation and understanding of the educational needs of students, an understanding of students' prior learning experiences and how these might influence their current educational expectations. You will be proficient in English Language, possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, and an ability to communicate effectively, clearly and supportively with both students and academic colleagues. You will possess ability to deal with conflicting demands and priorities, an ability to work effectively on your own initiative and as part of a team, have excellent organisational and planning skills, and excellent IT skills. You must be committed to reflective practice and continual improvement and be committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Qualifications required

A minimum of an undergraduate degree or equivalent Level 6 qualification in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience.

Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria. Please attach a personal statement showing clearly how your skills and experience match the Person Specification.

An appointment to this role may require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: Dr Oluyinka Idowu ([email protected] ), Physician Associate Team Lead or Susanna Mason ([email protected]), Head of Centre Postgraduate Medicine and Public Health

Closing Date : 14 May 2024

Interview Date: TBC

Reference Number: 058675

Date advert placed: 16 April 2024

Our vision is to transform lives: UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics, and recognise there are different ways applicants may achieve the criteria in this document. We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave, flexible location opportunities within the UK, discounted Sports Village memberships and free Active Staff sessions, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts

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