Lecturer (Teaching) / Senior Lecturer (Teaching) Physician Associate (Permanent) and Clinical Placement Lead (Fixed Term for 3 years, renewable by agreement)

Opening Date:
13 Apr 2023
Closing Date:
21 May 2023
Salary Range:

Three Counties Medical School

Location: Severn Campus
Salary: £36,333 to £52,841
Post Type: Part Time
Hours per Week: 29.5
Contract Type: Permanent
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: TCMS2303

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 an exciting time to join the University, as the MSc Physician Associate Programme which has been successfully running for a number of years at the University, has recently moved Schools to join the new Three Counties Medical School, aligning the courses requiring GMC regulation. The Medical School will open to its first MBCHB students in September 2023.

We are seeking to recruit a Lecturer (Teaching) / Senior Lecturer (Teaching) and Clinical Placement Lead with the vision, commitment and academic ambition and capacity to contribute to the development of clinical placements and the delivery of Physician Associate education.

The applicant must be a Physician Associate, with clinical experience, who is on the voluntary register (FPA) or equivalent who enjoys working in a multidisciplinary team, who has a passion for developing and teaching Physician Associate students and students from other health care disciplines. You will be required to support students academically and in practice, this will include practice visits to ensure the achievement of the Physician Associate standards. You will be part of an innovative and supportive programme focusing on the educational needs of its students. In addition, you will need to be able to provide academic support at programme level and, co-ordinate and prioritise a range of activities effectively as module lead.

This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified Physician Associate to develop their educational skills, with further academic development opportunities available to help your development as an academic in Higher Education.

This is a permanent Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer post on the Physician Associate Programme, with a role allocation as Clinical Placement Lead, which is for an initial fixed term of 3 years.

From 1 August 2023, the salary range for this role will increase to Band AC2 (Lecturer) £37,100 – £41,732, with the opportunity to progress to £45,585 and Band AC3 (Senior Lecturer) £42,978 – £54,395, with the opportunity to progress to £59,422.

For informal inquiries please contact Jennifer Zandbeek, School Manager for the Three Counties Medical School via email.