Senior Lecturer in Dermatology/Skin Lesion Management

University of Hertfordshire
May 28, 2024
Offerd Salary:£44,263
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Post Title: Senior Lecturer in Dermatology/Skin Lesion Management

SBU/Department: School of Life and Medical Sciences/Centre Postgraduate Medicine and Public Health

FTE: 0.4FTE (working 14.8 hours per week)

Duration of Contract: Permanent

Salary: UH8 £44,263 pro rata pa to £56,021 pro rata pa by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience

Annual Leave: 35 day pro rata plus standard public holidays and an additional 4 days including the closure of our officer between Christmas and New Year

Location: College Lane Campus, Hatfield

We are looking for an individual with special interest in dermatology and/or skin lesion management, committed to excellence in teaching and enhancing patient care, to join our multidisciplinary team of motivated and friendly staff in our Centre for Postgraduate Medicine and Public Health.

Main duties and responsibilities

You will undertake teaching, learning and assessment, including module leadership within our dermatology and/or skin lesion management short courses and programmes. You will design engaging teaching activities which support student learning, set and mark formative and summative assessments which support student learning whilst providing constructive student feedback and evaluation, act as a project supervisor commensurate with your qualifications, and provide academic and pastoral support to students as a personal tutor. You will identify areas where current provision is in need of revision or improvement and design, you will develop new teaching materials to ensure the curriculum maintains currency, particularly regarding clinical issues, and you will contribute to the planning, design and development of aims, objectives and learning outcomes on appropriate programmes. Although the post is a teaching-focused position, maintenance of scholarly and/or research activity is strongly encouraged and supported.

Skills and experience required

You will need to have substantial proven post-qualifying clinical experience in dermatology and/or skin cancer with evidence of current clinical practice which must include dermatology and/or skin cancer. You will have experience of collaborative working in multidisciplinary settings such as community, hospital or primary care, and have experience of public speaking and/or teaching and/or running courses.

You must possess breadth or depth of specialist knowledge in dermatology and/or skin lesions and skin cancer to develop teaching and have knowledge and understanding of UK national guidance in relation to dermatology and/or skin lesions and skin cancer. 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, cultural awareness, and an ability to contribute to curriculum development are essential for this role. You must have a proven ability to disseminate conceptual and complex ideas to a variety of audiences, a proficiency in English Language, excellent written and verbal communication skills, good interpersonal skills with ability to create excellent working relationships, 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 to meet deadlines, ability to work effectively on your own initiative and as part of a team, excellent organisational and planning skills, and excellent IT skills. You must be able to act as a responsible team member and develop productive working relationships with other members of staff, be flexible and adaptable to workload and team requirements, possess a commitment to reflective practice with evidence of Continuing Professional Development, and a commitment to issues related to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Qualifications required

In order to be considered for this position you must hold an undergraduate degree or equivalent Level 6 qualification in a relevant discipline and a postgraduate qualification i.e., Masters and/or PhD (completed or close to completion, e.g. has submitted final thesis) in Dermatology and/or Skin Lesion Management or significant experience, or an appropriate qualification at first degree. You must be a member of the relevant UK regulatory/professional body (either a doctor or nurse).

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: Rebecca Penzer Hick, Senior Lecturer ([email protected] ) or Kathy Radley, Senior Lecturer ([email protected])

Closing Date : 28 May 2024

Interview Date: TBC

Reference Number: 058975

Date advert placed: 30 April 2024

The University offers every individual the opportunity to succeed. We want our staff to represent multi-faceted life experiences, varied cultural heritage and to encourage cognitive diversity. We recognise that the field is not ‘level' and want to actively address barriers to progression. Markers of success to date include no gender pay gap within the School where this post sits and holding an Athena Swan Bronze Award. We also challenge stereotypes and partner with networks both within and outside of the University to enhance inclusion in the workplace. We wholeheartedly encourage applications from BAME and LGTBQ candidates, who are currently under-represented within the School. We offer a range of benefits including generous annual leave, flexible location opportunities within the UK, discounted Sports Village memberships, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts

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