Associate Lecturer (Education Focused) – Medical Students Health and Welfare Adviser

Opening Date:
20 Oct 2023
Closing Date:
9 Nov 2023
Salary Range:

School of Medicine Salary: £37,099 – £44,263 per annum Start Date: As soon as possible

The School of Medicine at the University of St Andrews is looking to recruit an Associate Lecturer (Education Focused) – Medical Students Health and Welfare Adviser.

The GMC mandates that medical students are fit for placement-based education; healthy, vetted etc. The School of Medicine wishes to appoint a Medical Students Health and Welfare Adviser at Associate Lecturer level.

The successful candidate will have a healthcare background in specialisms such as, but not limited to, General Practice, Adult or Mental Health nursing or as an Allied Health Professional. The role holder will support the Pro Dean of Medicine to deliver pastoral support to early years UG and graduate entry medical students at the Faculty of Medicine and will be the School of Medicine’s disability officer. The role holder will be expected to contribute to the School’s teaching programmes according to their discipline.

Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to discuss the role with the Head of Division, Dr Alun Hughes (, Pro Dean of Medicine, Dr Kerri Greene ( or Prof Lindsey Kent (

Employees of the University have access to a wide range of staff benefits including:

  • Annual leave of 34 days, plus 5 public holidays
  • Financial contribution to relocation Removal and relocation policy | University of St Andrews (
  • Membership of the USS Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions
  • A range of family friendly policies
  • Staff discount scheme for local and national goods and services
  • Free staff parking, employee Carshare and Cycle to Work Schemes and subsidised local bus travel
  • Subsidised sports membership, reduced tuition fees on degree programmes for staff/children of staff, access to library facilities, salary sacrifice scheme and a range of wellbeing initiatives

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Applications are particularly welcome from people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional posts at the University.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter and Race Charters). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online:

Closing Date: 9 November 2023

Interview Date: 7 December 2023

Please quote ref: AO1504RNB

To view the further particulars and apply: Associate Lecturer (Education Focused) – Medical Students Health and Welfare Adviser – AO1504RNB (