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Lecturer in Medical Education (T&R)

Hull York Medical School
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York and Hull
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40,927 - 50,296 per year
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The Hull York Medical School has an innovative curriculum, a focus on problem based learning and early clinical exposure. This ensures that our students develop the problem solving, analytical and communication skills to deliver quality care to people with complex needs and from diverse backgrounds. The School is currently undergoing expansion. We therefore have an ambitious strategy for growth and diversification of our research and educational programmes.  This includes the development of our Health Professions Education Unit and associated Postgraduate programmes, including tutor training at partner sites.

The Hull York Medical School has a growing international reputation for high quality research and combined with our commitment to education and an overall outstanding student experience makes this a great place to work.  The School has held an Athena SWAN Silver Award since 2016.  Further information about the School can be found on our website.


Applications are invited for a highly motivated Lecturer in Medical Education, with experience of delivering postgraduate teaching with a focus on research, to join the multidisciplinary Health Professions Education Unit (HPEU) team. This unit is based in the Hull York Medical School at the University of York but the role will cover all the School’s sites.

The purpose of the role is to design, develop and deliver teaching across a wide range of research related modules on the Certificate, Diploma and MSc in Health Professions Education (HPE) including other postgraduate programmes offered at Hull York Medical School. The post holder will develop research objectives, projects and proposals and carry out individual or collaborative research projects aligned to the needs of the Health Professions Education Unit and Hull York Medical School.

The individual will act as a programme tutor, and play a key part in supporting students with their dissertation research projects. The post holder will actively support educational research development and dissemination within the health professions education unit, across the medical school, linking with relevant departments across the universities of Hull and York.

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

  • PhD in Medical Education, or equivalent experience
  • Appropriate academic professional and teaching qualification or a willingness to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice
  • Extensive knowledge in medical education research to design & develop teaching programmes and the provision of learning support across different levels of academic activity
  • Specific knowledge and understanding of educational research methodology and practice in a Higher Education, Medical School and/or NHS setting
  • Ability to develop research objectives, projects and proposals
  • Highly developed communication skills to engage effectively with a wide ranging audience, both orally and in writing, using a range of media
  • Ability to disseminate scholarly work, for example presenting papers at conferences and workshops, development of appropriate websites and publishing articles or papers in academic journals

Interview date: TBC

For informal enquiries: please contact Dr Paul Tiffin, Reader and Research Lead for the Health Professions Education Unit (HPEU),, Dr Paul Crampton, Lecturer and Acting Director of the HPEU, or Professor Matt Morgan, Deputy Dean,

The University strives to be diverse and inclusive  – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University. 

We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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