GP Teaching Fellow

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Overview

  • Posted on: 23rd Feb 2021
  • Salary: £23,964.00 per annum, pro rata
  • REF: 5934
  • Closes: 09th March 2021
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Part Time

We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.

Salary: £23,964.00 per annum, pro rata

Closing Date: Tuesday 09 March 2021

The Role

The School of Medical Education invites you to apply for the position of Clinical Teaching Fellow for two sessions per week.

These are one-year posts, with the option to extend to up to three years, with a primary focus on developing and delivering teaching to medical students in their final year GP placements, but with a broader remit of supporting GP teaching across the curriculum. Teaching fellows will also be involved in other aspects of medical education such as selection and recruitment, examining and undertaking educational research projects.

You will join the primary care team of GP Lecturers, teaching Fellows and GP trainees at the School of Medical Education, led by Dr Hugh Alberti (Sub-dean for Primary and Community Care).

Interviews to take place on 31 March 2021

If you wish to discuss the posts may contact Dr Hugh Alberti via email hugh.alberti@newcastle.ac.uk

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There are two GP Teaching Fellows posts for part time working (0.20 FTE).

Key Accountabilities

These are one-year posts, with the option to extend to up to three years, with a primary focus on developing and delivering teaching to medical students in their final year GP placements, but with a broader remit of supporting GP teaching across the curriculum. You will also be involved in other aspects of medical education such as selection and recruitment, examining and undertaking educational research projects.

As this will be a developmental post, you will be expected to complete the Newcastle University Certificate (or higher) in Medical Education. There will be financial support from HEE towards course fees and other development needs.

These posts are aimed at primary care doctors who wish to develop their skills and knowledge in the field of Medical Education. It is expected that you will also be working clinically as locum, salaried or partner GPs.

You will join the primary care team of GP Lecturers, teaching Fellows and GP trainees at the School of Medical Education, led by Dr Hugh Alberti (Sub-dean for Primary and Community Care).

Specific tasks will include:

• To manage own teaching, scholarly and administrative activities,
• To teach as a member of the team,
• Carrying out teaching within a clear and established programme,
• Developing own teaching materials,
• Contributing to decisions affecting the work of the primary care team.

You will deliver weekly year 5 group session sessions (from September to December and April to July), develop the resources, evaluate the feedback and adapt the material, and assist in other online material development needed for the new year 5 GP placement.

The Person

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Essential:
• Good team working skills and ability to collaborate with other disciplines,
• Effective communication and interpersonal skills,
• Effective organisational skills,
• Evidence of interest in teaching.

Desirable:
• Evidence of experience in teaching.

Attributes and Behaviour

Essential:
• Ability to travel around the GP practices in the Base Unit.

Desirable:
• Aspiration to develop as a clinical academic.

Qualifications

Essential:
• Medical degree,
• Current registration with the GMC and licence to practise,
• MRCGP (or about to complete prior to the post commencing).

Desirable:
• Educational qualification.

Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.

The School of Medical Education holds a silver Athena Swan award in recognition of our good employment practices for women working in science and the University holds an HR Excellence in Research award. For more information please visit:
https://newcastle.sharepoint.com/news/nuconnections/Pages/Athena-SWAN-accreditation-success.aspx

Requisition ID: 5934

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