Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science

Opening Date:
14 Feb 2023
Closing Date:
12 Mar 2023
Salary Range:

Three Counties Medical School

Location: Severn Campus
Salary: £35,333 to £51,805
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: TCMS2212-R

The University of Worcester is a high achieving, award-winning, dynamic institution set within an inclusive and engaged community. The number one University in England for gender equality, according to the last three years of the Times Higher Education’s University Impact Rankings, with multiple accolades for teaching quality, inclusion, contribution to the community, and environmental sustainability, the University has been shortlisted as Times Higher Education University of the Year three times in recent years.

One of the best Universities for health education, Worcester is creating the distinctive Three Counties Medical School [TCMS], aiming to widen access to careers in medicine and retain graduates in the local area.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to be part of the team as the School enters its next phase of development, having secured the go ahead from the General Medical Council [GMC] to recruit the first medical students. Applications for the graduate entry MBChB are open for entry in September 2023.

The School’s planned curriculum emphasises problem-based learning [PBL], early consultations, an emphasis on community-orientated clinical placements and professional, emotionally intelligent communication at every stage. The curriculum is being developed by our Programme and Phase Leads.

The School is now seeking to appoint a Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science to undertake high quality teaching and assessment in biomedical sciences with an emphasis on teaching Microbiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology to medical students on the graduate entry MBChB programme.

You will to be responsible for designing and developing learning materials and will make a significant contribution to lectures, practical teaching and the assessment for medical students, as well as contributing to the delivery of a high-quality student experience, working with the Phase Leads to ensure the MBChB programme curriculum is supported in respect of biomedical sciences. Applicants are expected to have a track record of research in a relevant field and engage in research and scholarship.

The post is offered at Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level depending on the successful candidate’s level of qualifications, knowledge, skills and experience. Ideally you will already have experience of teaching medical students or similar. However, key to the role is an interest in developing as a medical educator and the ability to work flexibly with the rest of the team to meet the needs of the MBChB curriculum. There are also opportunities for professional development.

If you are interested in joining us at this exciting time and would relish the challenge of playing a part in the future development of the Three Counties Medical School as we train the next generation of healthcare professionals, we welcome your application.

If you have any informal inquiries, please contact Professor Rachel Ashworth, the MBChB Phase 1 Lead at the Three Counties Medical School via email at r.ashworth@worc.ac.uk.