Director of Undergraduate Studies
University of Nottingham, Department of Medical Science & Graduate Entry Med
United Kingdom

Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies

Closing Date
Friday, 6th December 2019
Job Type
Medical Science & Graduate Entry Med
£52560 to £62727 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Applications are invited for the above post based in the Division of Medical Sciences and Graduate Entry Medicine at the Royal Derby Hospital, University Hospital of Derby & Burton NHS Foundation Trust site.

You will provide leadership to the community of teaching staff and students within the Division and will have operational responsibility for the day-to-day running of the first 18-months of the Graduate Entry Medicine course, the BSc in Medical Physiology and Therapeutics, and the Foundation Year Medicine programme. You will also have responsibility for quality assurance, assessment, pastoral support and academic progress, and will provide direct delivery of teaching, within your own biomedical speciality and convene several modules. In collaboration with the Head of Division you will provide strategic leadership on educational matters and deputise, on education matters for the Head of Division when required.  

You must have a PhD or equivalent in a biomedical science area and be currently working at Associate Professor or similar level. It is also essential to have significant experience at a senior level in undergraduate and/or postgraduate medical education, leading and implementing innovation in student teaching, course development and curriculum content. You will have significant experience in line-managing and working with colleagues from a range of disciplines and will be able to demonstrate excellent team-working skills. 

This is a permanent position. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours) ; however applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 29 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours.Job share arrangements may be considered for this post.  

At the University of Nottingham, we aim to give you all the support you need to nurture your talent, develop and reach your professional and personal career goals. We are committed to providing competitive employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential. As a University employee, you will have access to a range of benefits and rewards, including leading fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes, along with a generous holiday allowance and a highly attractive pension scheme

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor John Alcolado, tel:01332 724618 or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit;

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