Reference Number SMED0859
Job Title Lecturer in Medical Education (ScotGEM)
College/SASS School of Medicine
School/Directorate Undergraduate Medicine
Grade Grade 7 (Lecturer) (£37,467 - £40,927)
Job Category Academic
Closing Date 4 November 2021
We are seeking an exceptional individual to join the ScotGEM Programme team as
Lecturer in Medical Education. This key appointment will help evaluate,
research and thereby build the profile of this highly innovative course.
ScotGEM is the first generalist focused graduate entry programme in the UK and
is pioneering in several areas. The postholder will develop and support
research programmes in four priority areas.
ScotGEM is a new 4-year Graduate Entry Medical programme delivered by Dundee
and St Andrews Universities, four partner NHS Health Boards of Tayside, Fife,
Highland, and Dumfries & Galloway, and the University of the Highlands and
Islands. The first cohort of students matriculated in 2018-9 and will graduate
in 2022. Both St Andrews and Dundee universities enjoy an international
reputation for excellence that attracts top-class students and academics from
across the world and both institutions hold a gold Teaching Excellence award.
Based within the Undergraduate Division of Dundee School of Medicine on the
Ninewells Campus, and linked to the Centre for Medical Educations (CME),
this full-time post will work with the ScotGEM team in Dundee and St Andrews
as well as our other partners to develop high quality research and further
enhance the programme.
Post holders will be supported by the ScotGEM and the medical education
research teams in both Dundee and St Andrews.
Your priorities will include:
Create an environment to encourage and support ScotGEM related research
Build an academic base around four priority areas of innovation
Advise and support emergent projects
Support staff to conduct ScotGEM related research
Facilitate access to and gathering of new data via a repository
Develop new project proposals, PhD studentships etc.
Seek project funding, support ethics applications
Promote a scholarly strand within an annual conference
Disseminate via peer-reviewed publications, reports and presentations
Teaching based upon expertise and acting
Personal tutor or portfolio supervision for ScotGEM students
Limited postgraduate teaching role on CME courses and ScotGEM staff CPD
Administer the ScotGEM Joint Research Board.
Support research governance and medical education scholarship more
Who we're looking for:
The post holder will be an experienced researcher with a track record in
medical education or a directly related area. They will be expected to work
flexibly and independently, and to manage their workload arising from the
duties of the post.
For further information please contact the Programme Director - Prof Jon
The diversity of our staff and students helps to make the University of Dundee
a UK university of choice for undergraduate, postgraduate and distance
learning. Family friendly policies, staff networks for BME, Disabled and LGBT
staff, membership of Athena SWAN, the ECU Race Equality Charter and Stonewall
a full range of disability services as well, create an enjoyable and inclusive
place to work.
The closing date for applications is 04 October.
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