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Senior Clinical Lecturer

Lancaster Medical School
Salary:   £84,559 to £114,003 pro rata
Closing Date:   Wednesday 04 January 2023
Interview Date:   Monday 16 January 2023
Reference:  1277-22

We are seeking to appoint to 0.8fte Senior Clinical Lecturer, either 1 x 0.8fte or 2 x 0.4fte, at Consultant or GP level to join the Medical School’s MBChB leadership team as Director (1 posts) or Co-Director (2 post) of Clinical Assessment for the MBChB programme.

You will be a practising clinician in either primary or secondary care with experience of delivering medical education clinical assessment. You will be an enthusiastic teacher, an effective communicator and have strong leadership and organisational skills. 

Successful applicants will join a dedicated and highly experienced team within the Medical School and work closely with the Director of Assessment. You will contribute to the oversight, planning and delivery of clinical assessment.  

Lancaster Medical School is currently undergoing an exciting period of planned expansion of its student numbers and academic staff. LMS sits within the Faculty of Health and Medicine. Lancaster University is one of the top ten universities in the UK, with exceptional student satisfaction scores and ranks first in the Times Good University Guide 2022 for graduate prospects in medicine in the UK. 

Our undergraduate medical students attend clinical placements in general practices and partner NHS hospital trusts across North Lancashire and South Cumbria. Lancaster itself is a vibrant, stimulating city which offers easy access to – and commuting potential from - areas of outstanding natural beauty such as the Lake District National Park, Morecambe Bay and the Forest of Bowland. 

The Medical School MBChB programme is led by the Director of Medical Studies and comprises an enthusiastic and supportive leadership team of GP and Consultant Senior Clinical Lecturers who take responsibility for various elements of the programme and themes together with a large team of clinical and academic teaching staff, supported administratively by a committed professional services team. 

Teaching and research collaborations with NHS colleagues are a priority in the faculty strategy.  You will have the opportunity to develop your medical education skills and pedagogical research.  

The faculty champions the needs of each individual employee and promotes a teaching and research environment based on a healthy work-life balance. We are committed to working policies that are family-friendly and flexible, in line with the Athena SWAN Charter, which recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address gender equality in higher education and research.

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups and are happy to discuss flexible working arrangements for this post, including working week, flexible start/finish times or condensed hours.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr Jenny Armer, Director of Assessment.    Email

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