Senior Lecturer Medical/Clinical Healthcare Education
We seek enthusiastic and friendly professionals with excellent communication and interpersonal skills coupled with a commitment to providing an excellent student experience in multiprofessional medical / clinical health professions education.
You should ideally be a healthcare professional or a medical/clinical educationalist, with a relevant background and experience of teaching and supporting students in the clinical workplace environment and/or in the field of clinical/medical educator development. Experience contributing to curriculum design, development, delivery, assessment and enhancement of modules and programmes in this specialist field is desirable. Fellow / Senior Fellow / Principle Fellow status with Academy HE is ideal. Experience of working in Higher Education is desirable although not essential as we provide mentorship for new staff.
You will enrich our student experience through your expertise and subject knowledge as evidenced through your qualifications and professional experience. In return, you will join a forward thinking and dynamic team that pushes the boundaries of curriculum development within the Medical School.
About the role
This post is to support the expansion and development of Edge Hill University’s Medical School. Our students are from a diverse range of professional backgrounds. You will further enhance and grow our highly successful and rapidly expanding multiprofessional health professions education provision.
We work closely with many stakeholders in NHS organisations and with a variety of Royal Colleges. Our staff are well networked, which is essential for ensuring curricula are current and appropriate. We have a strong involvement with our service users and carers council and they provide excellent support to our recruitment, curriculum design and delivery.
You will join a growing team of colleagues from a variety of professions, largely from the medical, nursing and allied health professions and clinical/medical educationalists. You will be expected to teach, assess and engage in student support for a variety of modules and programmes in our extensive postgraduate medical/clinical educator development portfolio (dependent on subject expertise) and must be able to supervise dissertation/advanced practice projects in the academic discipline of health professions education. Additionally, you will be expected to contribute to programme development/enhancement and develop and deliver modules in your sphere of educational and/or clinical expertise. Evidence of a strong or developing research profile is essential for this role.
Providing a high-quality student experience is our primary aim and you will support with effective learning, teaching and assessment strategies that are embedded in current, evidence-based practice, supporting students to achieve their full potential and preparing them for their professional career.
We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.
From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer various routes for progression, a range of specialist development sessions and academic development opportunities along with an award winning and comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means you will receive a full academic induction, be enrolled if appropriate on our PGCTHE, benefit from the Edge Hill University CPD scheme (UKPSF) and our annual University Learning and Teaching day all to support your professional development.
This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.
“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education.
We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.
You’ll be working for a multi award-winning institution that has been named Modern University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022 and shortlisted for the overall UK University of the Year award. Edge Hill has also recently been awarded University of the Year in the Educate North Awards (2021) in recognition of our continued commitment to deliver an exceptional student experience and the exceptional progress we have made to deliver investment and innovation over the past 12 months, while placing students at the heart of everything we do.
The University has been judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.
Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.
We are holding an open evening for those who may be interested in discussing these roles on Thursday 13th January 2022 from 6.00 – 7.00 p.m. Details for booking onto the event can be found at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/open-evening-recruitment-event-faculty-of-health-social-care-medicine-tickets-228924638757
For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Julie-Michelle Bridson, Head of Postgraduate Medical Education and CPD, Edge Hill University Medical School at email@example.com
At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.
*Please note that a DBS check will be carried out as part of pre-employment clearances for this position.
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