Associate Head Medical Education – Postgraduate and CPD

Opening Date:
17 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
30 Nov 2020
Salary Range:

Postgraduate Medical Education
£55,374 to £60,305 per annum

Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: Monday 30 November 2020
Reference: EHM0224-1120

Make a difference, every day, to the lives of our staff and students.

About the role

An opportunity has arisen for an academic with significant experience in health-related postgraduate/CPD, to join our senior leadership team within the Medical School. This is a full-time, permanent post that will focus on both the medicine specific and multiprofessional PG/CPD provision. It will primarily be based at the Ormskirk campus.

A successful applicant to an Associate Head role here at EHU will inspire best practice and the delivery of a high-quality student experience. You will also act as a key leader and expert advisor within the Faculty, working closely with the Faculty Associate Deans, Heads of Schools / Departments and other senior colleagues to develop, deliver and enhance our provision. This role will specifically support the Head of PG/CPD Medical Education within the Medical School in the effective operational and strategic management of all aspects of PG/CPD taught provision. You will also have excellent communication and leadership skills, with a sustained/successful track record in validation/accreditation, networking, partnership working, innovation and enterprise activity.

The post has academic line management and staff development support in its remit.

We will offer you exceptional opportunities for research and advanced scholarship and we will support you with your future professional development and career plans.

Comprehensive information regarding the job role and application process can be found in the attached document Roles and Responsibilities, Associate Head – Postgraduate/CPD.

About the Medical School

The Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine (FHSCM) comprises three schools: the School of Nursing, Midwifery & Allied Health (NMAH), the School of Applied Health & Social Care and Social Work (AHS&SW) and the Medical School.

Edge Hill University Medical School (EHUMS) is one of only five new medical schools in England, established after a rigorous competitive bidding process as part of the government’s expansion of undergraduate medical training places and is in fact the only new undergraduate medical school in the North West.

Edge Hill University has a longstanding history of delivering high quality/high volume profession specific and multiprofessional postgraduate programmes including: MSc Leadership Development and Management, Master of Surgery, Master of Medicine, MA Clinical Education. We also have a suite of PG Certificates and Diplomas and an extensive portfolio of PG/CPD modules, which continues to grow. In recognition of our multiprofessional ethos to learning, the Medical School will incorporate the Non-medical Prescribing programme and the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (direct entry and apprenticeships routes) from spring 2021. We have contracts with HEE for PG/CPD and also work extensively with partner organisations and PSRBs.

We commenced an MSc Physician Associate Studies programme and MBChB with Foundation Year (6 year programme) in September 2019 and we recruited to our new MBChB (5 year programme) in September 2020.