Deputy Programme Director, MBBS

York, North Yorkshire
On the Clinical Senior Lecturer Scale £52,200- £73,841 or on consultant scale £77,913 - £105,042
10 Dec 2018
21 Jan 2019
Career Level
Full Time

The Hull York Medical School is seeking to appoint a high-calibre clinician educator as Deputy Director of its flagship MBBS programme. The role is available at senior lecturer level. The successful applicant will be a leader in medical education and help Hull York Medical School develop its national and international reputation for quality and innovation. We welcome interest from talented and exceptional clinical academics with an impressive educational profile appropriate to the level of application, and a collegiate approach to their work.

You will be a dynamic clinician, teacher and researcher with a track-record in the field of medical education. Combined with a dedication to high-quality teaching and excellent student satisfaction, we are recognised consistently for our family-friendly policies and are proud of our Athena SWAN Silver Award. You will join us at an exciting juncture in our continued growth and maturity offering an exciting opportunity to develop research, teaching and leadership skills.

You will offer academic leadership and support the delivery of all aspects of the Hull York Medical School MBBS programme. The post-holder will have overall responsibility for:

  • Supporting the Programme Director in delivering all aspects of the Hull York Medical School MBBS programme
  • Working with colleagues to ensure an excellent student experience by engaging with the students and other stakeholders
  • Developing a student-centred plan of quality improvement projects that are designed to lift the student experience
  • Ensuring MBBS students receive high quality, timely assessment and feedback and student support, working with the relevant academic leads.

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

  • Primary medical qualification registrable with a licence to practice with the GMC
  • Higher degree in relevant field of study
  • Postgraduate teaching qualification and Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy
  • Specialist knowledge in medical education and a record of substantial achievement
  • Clear contemporary understanding of the NHS and UK higher education
  • Research expertise with a substantial recent publication record in leading peer-reviewed journal
  • Demonstrated evidence of strong leadership and significant management skills
  • Experience of leading organisational change in complex organisations

On the clinical academic consultant pay scale if eligible (£77,913-£105,042 a year); or if not, the Clinical Senior Lecturer Scale £52,200- £73,841 a year

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Una Macleod ( or Professor Martin Veysey (

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Closing date: 21 January 2019

Interviews will be held in York on 21 February 2019

The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community  – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.


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