Course Director/ Senior Lecturer MCh in Surgery

Opening Date:
13 Jul 2023
Closing Date:
6 Aug 2023
Salary Range:

Permanent- Full Time (37 Hours per week)
Part time (0.8 FTE) will be considered.

SL rate per annum (pro rata if part time) with further progression opportunities.


The Faculty of Medicine, Health and Social Care delivers world class courses of learning, innovation and research that enrich, educate and support the health and wellbeing of students, practitioners and communities, and prepares citizens for lives of consequence.

The Institute of Medical Sciences, based at the Medway campus represents a centre of excellence for postgraduate medical courses, medical education and scientific research. The Institute delivers an MCh in Surgery with 7 pathways (Regenerative Orthopaedics and Reconstruction / Otorhinolaryngology / Urology / Ophthalmology / Obstetrics and Gynaecology / Aesthetic Facial Surgery / Minimally Invasive Facial Aesthetics). It also delivers an MSc in Physician Associate Studies. It is home to the Stem Cell Research and Advanced Bio Engineering Laboratory (SCRABEL).

In addition, the Institute supports the education and training of GP’s across Kent Surrey and Sussex and is delivering a significant Human Factors and Simulation Project across the South East.

Main Purpose of the Role
The main purpose of the role will be to provide support and academic direction to medical and non-medical colleagues ensuring the high-quality development, curriculum development and delivery of the MCh in Surgery and potential new post graduate medical courses.

This is a challenging and exciting role which provides an opportunity to gain experience working with medical colleagues, including qualified GP’s, trainee GP’s, surgeons and physicians and to develop your own learning and teaching skills supporting medical colleagues in the delivery of high-quality education. You will be reporting to the Director of the Institute of Medical Sciences.

The Person
You will be a qualified health care professional with experience in Higher Education as a Course Director, Module Leader and curriculum development. You must be able to demonstrate the ability to organise your own work, give guidance and support to medical faculty and work as a member of a team.

Additional Information
This post comes with excellent benefits including a 17.5% Employer contribution pension scheme, as well as discounts for private health care (BUPA) and many stores, restaurants and health clubs in the area. In addition, you will have the opportunity to work in an enthusiastic, vibrant and friendly department.

How to apply

Start date for applications: 13/07/2023
Closing date for applications: 06/08/2023
Interviews are to be held: 15/08/2023

To gain further details about this post please visit our Vacancies page:

Please note, Canterbury Christ Church University reserve the right to bring the closing date of this position forward where a high volume of applications is received.

If you require further information regarding the application process please contact the Recruitment Team at quoting reference number REQ04212.

Please note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered.

For an informal discussion about this job, please contact Dr. Sue Plummer, Director of the Institute of Medical Sciences at