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Post CCT GP Fellowship

Requisition ID:  1109

Newcastle, GB

Contract Type:  Fixed Term
Posted Date:  04-Nov-2019


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: £79,860 pro rata per annum

Closing Date: 18 November 2019


This post is jointly funded by Newcastle University and HEE as part of their post-CCT GP Fellowship Programme.  You will join the primary care team of GP Lecturers at the School of Medical Education.  As this will be a developmental post, the post holder will be expected to complete the Newcastle University Certificate in Medical Education (or the Diploma or Masters, or alternative if the Certificate/Diploma/Masters has already been obtained). There will be financial support from HEE towards course fees and other development needs.


This post is part time fixed term for 1 Year


Candidates wishing to discuss this post may contact: Dr Hugh Alberti, Sub Dean for Primary and Community Care on


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.


Please be advised that due to the minimum salary thresholds imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.


Specific Responsibilities of Position

You will join the primary care team of GP Lecturers at the School of Medical Education, led by Dr Hugh Alberti (Sub-dean for Primary and Community Care). The successful candidate will:

1. Deliver teaching to medical students, from year one through to year five, predominantly based at the medical school but also in General Practice across the region.

2. Develop and help steer the development of the new curriculum to ensure a generalist approach is taken, and develop clinical reasoning and integration.

3. More broadly be involved in other aspects of education such as exam marking and case writing.

4. Be involved in allied health care professionals teaching such as the Physician associates undergraduate course.

5. Be involved in educational research projects particularly focusing on promoting General Practice as a career to medical students (previous projects by teaching fellows have been presented at national conferences and published in medical journals [1,2])

6. Be paid by HEE to undertake the Certificate in Medical Education (or diploma or masters if already undertaken the certificate)

Specific tasks will include:

• To manage own teaching, scholarly and administrative activities

• To teach as a member of the team

• Carrying out teaching within a clear and established programme

• Developing own teaching materials

• Contributing to decisions affecting the work of the primary care team.

This post is aimed at primary care doctors who wish to develop their skills and knowledge in the field of Medical Education and who are either in ST3 and about to complete their training, or have completed their General Practice training.

Outside of this posts sessions, it is expected that you will be continuing other self-sought clinical work (whether this be locum, salaried or a partner post).


Person Specification



  • Medical degree
  • Current registration with the GMC and licence to practise
  • MRCGP (or about to complete prior to the post commencing)


  • Educational qualification

Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Good team working skills and ability to collaborate with other disciplines
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Effective organisational skills
  • Current registration with the GMC and licence to practise
  • Completed, or about to complete, GP vocational training


  • Evidence of experience in teaching



  • Evidence of interest in teaching
  • Ability to travel around the GP practices in the Base Unit


  • Aspiration to develop as a clinical academic


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.


Requisition ID: 1109