Lecturer / Senior Lecturer (E&S) in Extreme Medicine

University of Exeter
May 21, 2024
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Salary will be dependent on level of clinical experience/skills.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer (E&S) in Extreme Medicine

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Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

The above part time (0.2FTE) role is available from July 2024 on a permanent basis.

About the role

We are seeking a Programme Co-lead for the MSc Extreme Medicine. The postholder will work with their co-lead to deliver this unique programme which is a partnership between the University of Exeter Medical School and World Extreme Medicine. It is a distance-learning programme, delivered through attendance at residentials in the UK or overseas, with the possibility to specialise in Cold Environments, Hot Environments or Humanitarian Relief. More information can be found on the website: Extreme Medicine MSc (Distance) Postgraduate Taught University of Exeter

The successful applicant will work with postgraduate module leads to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of the programme in accord with the University and Faculty education strategy and quality management processes. They will be responsible for the design, development and production of teaching and learning material, deliver teaching across a range of modules and contribute to marking assessments.

About you

The post is suited to healthcare professional (e.g. doctor, paramedic, nurse, allied health professional) with professional experience of delivering or leading healthcare in extreme environments (e.g. humanitarian aid, volunteering overseas, expedition medicine, military medicine) and a proven record of excellence in delivering or leading postgraduate education in the higher education sector.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 and QS World University Ranking 2024). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2023, underpinned by Gold ratings for Student Experience and Student Outcomes.

Our world-leading research impact has grown more than any other Russell Group university in recent years, and we are home to some of the world's most influential researchers, seeking to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99 percent of our research is of international quality and 47 percent is world-leading (2021 Research Excellence Framework).

We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

We are committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community.

With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.

We are proud signatories of the Armed Forces Covenant and welcome applications from service people.


We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 41 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus' and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay) and a Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
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