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Year 5 Clinical Electives Lead

Health Sciences & Wellbeing - School of Medicine

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  1 Programmed Activity (PA)
Hours per Week:  3.7
Closing Date:  Sunday 17 July 2022
Reference:  0253-22
Further details:    Job Description    

The University of Sunderland’s brand new School of Medicine has recently welcomed its third cohort of students. This marks a very exciting time for our University, our NHS partners and the City/Region.

With a track record of excellence in health education spanning almost 100 years, the University is well placed to contribute to the expansion of medical training and help to address the chronic shortage in some medical specialties including general practice in the North East. We have a significant focus on widening access and will deploy our expertise to ensure we recruit students from the communities they will ultimately serve.

Our new programme allows Medical students to learn within our state-of-the-art teaching and learning spaces, including outstanding laboratory facilities, the latest in high fidelity clinical simulation equipment and some of the best hospital and GP settings in England.

As our Clinical Electives Lead you will be responsible for the Year 5 Electives in the MBChB programme with effective links across all trusts to the DUCS and Block Leads, and with university academics. You will have responsibility for all Electives related student and tutor handbooks, and ensure that all governance processes followed. You will support students and tutors with all processes required to deliver student electives. You will lead an annual review and produce an annual report of Electives.

The candidate will be a GMC registered Doctor of Medicine (MBChB/MBBS) in a partner LEP and hold a postgraduate qualification in a relevant field.

If you're up for the challenge and want to know more, please contact Dr Andy Davies, Undergraduate Programme Lead, Andrew.Davies@sunderland.ac.uk, or Professor Scott Wilkes, Head of School of Medicine at Scott.Wilkes@sunderland.ac.uk for further details.

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The University of Sunderland is proud to be an equal opportunities employer, treating all applicants equally and ensuring recruitment is based on merit. However we particularly welcome applications from the following groups as they are underrepresented within the University of Sunderland at this level/in this area: Women, LGBT+ and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as well as candidates with disabilities, whether hidden or otherwise. In addition, we are ‘happy to talk flexible working’.


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