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Hon Clinical Senior Lecturer-Medical Education Programme

Requisition ID:  9732

Newcastle, GB

Contract Type:  Open Ended
Working Pattern:  Part Time
Posted Date:  08-Jul-2021


We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.


Salary: £82,096.00 - £110,683.00  per annum, pro rata

Closing Date: 29 July 2021


The Role


You will contribute to the achievement of the teaching goals of the Medical Education programme.  The delivery of teaching will be the key activity for this post.  This is a 2 sessions post located at Newcastle University for 8 hours per week.

The Medical Education Programme is aimed at helping all health care professionals develop as educators, not just doctors.



For more information about the Faculty of Medical Sciences please visit:



For more information about the School of Medical Education please visit:


Interviews will be held on 6 August 2021.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Richard Price, Degree Programme Director via e-mail richard.price@newcastle.ac.uk


Key Accountabilities

• To make a significant clinical contribution to the School’s teaching of Certificate, Diploma and Master modules, and specifically for the Current Educational Issues module.  You will, in particular:


Quality Assurance

  • Contribute to training and development of medical educators who support the Medical Education programme
  • Contribute to the evaluation of the programme and in particular for the Current Educational Issues module
  • Respond to issues highlighted in student and staff feedback

Teaching and Learning

  • Design, and be responsible for, the academic content of online resources to support those working at a distance
  • Deliver online academic support
  • Deliver a high-quality classroom experience to those attending classroom sessions
  • Address individual learning needs by supporting teachers working in clinical contexts
  • Work with other Module Leaders to develop academic content for online and classroom resources
  • Contribute to the teaching of learning theory
  • Contribute to the co-ordination and delivery of the Medical Education programme
  • Facilitate student group work and individual tutorials, including guidance for self-study and examination preparation
  • Deliver constructive developmental feedback to students
  • Conduct observed teaching
  • Supervise Masters’ dissertations
  • Fulfil the requirements of Module Leadership


  • Contribute to the design and development of assessments
  • Participate in the marking and moderation of module assessments

Student support and guidance

  • Meet, as needed, with students for pastoral support and guidance and refer to the DPD as appropriate
  • Contribute to other areas of teaching in the Medical Education programme as appropriate and requested by the Degree Programme Director, particularly in the areas listed above
  • Contribute to the development and future direction of the programme
  • To undertake academic duties as required by the Head of School and the Degree Programme Director
  • To undertake administrative duties relevant to the programme
  • To contribute to the development of cross-disciplinary, integrated teaching within the School
  • Contribute to the University’s well-being agenda by providing opportunities for students and staff to attend mindfulness sessions and training across campus.
  • To serve on School, Faculty and University committees where appropriate, in particular those relating to the Medical Education programme, e.g.,
  • Medical Education Curriculum Committee
  • Board of Studies
  • Module Moderation Boards and Boards of Examiners

Key relationships

  • Reporting to the Degree Programme Director for the Medical Education programme
  • Module Leaders for the Medical Education programme
  • Support team for the Medical Education programme

The Person (Essential)


Knowledge, Skills and Experience

• Must be working clinically within the northern region
• Must be able to apply academic knowledge to designing educational content and able to relate it to all aspects of teaching in a clinical setting
• Knowledge of online delivery methods
• Good communicator in seminars and small groups and produce constructive, developmental feedback
• Utilise software programmes for classroom and on-line teaching
• Directing the academic development of online resources for use within a Medical Education programme
• Experience of speaking in public, including lectures or conferences


Attributes and Behaviour

• Pays attention to detail
• Ability to prioritise and organise one’s own time effectively
• Enthusiasm and creativity
• Collaborative, with team working skills

• GMC registration, with a licence to practice
• Possesses a Masters degree in a relevant discipline
• Holds a Masters in Medical Education or equivalent qualification

• Possesses a PhD in education or an EdD or higher degree in education technology





Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.


The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality. The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.


Requisition ID: 9732