Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences and Medical Education
University of York, Hull York Medical School

Role Description


Hull York Medical School is seeking to appoint two Senior Lecturers in Biomedical Sciences and Medical Education.  The posts offer exciting opportunities to contribute to the development and expansion of the School and for the successful candidate to develop their careers in Biomedical Sciences and Medical Education.  The appointees will be based on the York Campus, within The Health Professions Education Unit (HPEU), whilst also maintaining strong links with the relevant biomedical or applied life sciences departments across the Campus.

This is an exciting time to join Hull York Medical School.  Following the Department of Health initiative to expand the number of medical school places in England, Hull York Medical School has been awarded an additional 90 places a year from 2020 which represents a 70% increase in places. For our School, this expansion of undergraduate medical places is a significant milestone in our history. Our expansion will ultimately allow us to produce more doctors who are equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to respond to challenges within healthcare and to transform patient care – within our region and beyond.


You will either take on the role of Academic Lead for Phase I of the undergraduate medical programme (years 1 and 2) or Academic Lead for the Theme of Applied Life Sciences, alongside teaching and scholarship responsibilities. 

You will lead and support the design, delivery and evaluation of a range of academic programmes in compliance with the quality standards and regulations of the Department and University. You will take responsibility for overseeing, developing and promoting innovative teaching and learning approaches and the design, development and delivery of a range of assessments. You will provide academic and pastoral support to students, identifying the student in difficulty and responding to their needs. You will contribute to scholarship, disseminating excellent practice and original research results via appropriate media and fora. You will also undertake a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities. 

Skills, Experience & Qualifications needed

You will be an experienced teacher in the HE sector with a strong educational profile and will be looking to develop as a leader in undergraduate medical education.  We welcome applications from candidates from a broad range of biomedical science backgrounds including Anatomy, Biochemistry, Immunology, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Pharmacology and Physiology.  The posts are ideally suited to postdoctoral candidates with a PhD in Biomedical or Applied Life Sciences disciplines, applicants should possess appropriate academic teaching qualifications or demonstrate willingness to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice.

For an informal discussion, please contact Professor Martin Veysey, Programme Director MBBS. Email:

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