Lecturer (Medical Education (CQMU), Teaching / Assessment Focussed)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 08 Mar 2021

Hours per week: 37.5

Location: Leicester and Chongqing, China

About the role

This is an exciting new teaching focused lecturer role to work across Leicester Medical School (LMS), our School of Biological Sciences and Chongqing Medical University (CQMU) to deliver our new Joint Educational Programme of Bachelors in Clinical Sciences (as part of a clinical medical degree in CQMU).  You will lead the assessment delivery for our Bachelors in Clinical Sciences as delivered locally in Leicester, but also in Chongqing.  You will work very closely with our Phase 1 (pre-clinical) assessment lead in LMS as your assessment will draw heavily on those delivered to our Phase 1 medical students.

Our Bachelors in Clinical Sciences degree is a brand new degree based largely on our Phase 1 medical curriculum over year 1-2, and completed with bespoke clinically orientated units and a literature based project in year 3, all in association with our School of Biological Sciences and CQMU partners as part of a Joint Educational Programme with CQMU. 

About you

As a lecturer within this programme, whilst your focus will be on assessment you will also be an excellent teacher and act as one of our ‘flying faculty’, visiting CQMU annually for up to 4 weeks to support assessment, and delivery of one of the BSc Clin Sci Units in your area of interest and expertise. You will have a PhD (Basic Medical/Biological Sciences) OR Medical Degree with evidence of post-graduate scholarship.

Additional information

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Shameq Sayeed on shameq.sayeed@leicester.ac.uk  or Caroline Woodley on caw41@leicester.ac.uk

We anticipate that interviews will take place week commencing 15th March 2021

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. The University is ranked within the top 25 UK Universities in all international league tables and we are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff and students. You will develop your career in a supportive and collaborative academic environment in one of the world’s leading research-intensive universities; elite in the excellence of our research, yet distinctive for the genuine synergy between our research and teaching.

We offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here.  

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