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Lecturer in Physician Associate Programmes

  • Job Reference: REQ006048
  • Date Posted: Monday, 1 November 2021
  • Application Closing Date: Monday, 3 January 2022
  • Location: Preston Campus
  • Grade/Salary: H (£37,467 - £43,434)
  • Basis: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Indefinite
  • Job Category / Type: Academic
  • School/Service: School of Medicine
  • Hours: 37.00 hours per week - 1.0 FTE
  • Interview Date: To be Confirmed

Physician Associates (PA) are playing an increasing role in the expanding NHS work force. To facilitate this training need the UCLan School of Medicine has developed PA programmes. With increasing demand, there is a need for staff to assist in the delivery and development of these courses and all courses, at both the main Preston campus and Westlakes Campus in West Cumbria.

The School of Medicine is excited to be able to appoint a Lecturer to support the Academic Director in this development and delivery of the Master’s undergraduate and MSc postgraduate programmes in PA studies. The post holder will contribute to the ongoing development and teaching and assessment in several areas related to physician associate studies, including evidence-based medicine, clinical and communication skills as well as other disciplines.

You will have a First degree in relevant subject area and/or PGDip. You will also have a Higher degree or PhD in a relevant subject area or willingness to undertake upon appointment. Whilst having an avid interest in evidence based healthcare you will also have experience working with and/or teaching healthcare professionals. You must have a flexible and innovative approach to teaching and learning and be able to work within a team, and individually. You must possess excellent communication and presentation skills and have good planning and team working abilities.

Informal enquiries are welcomed - please contact Jane Rutt-Howard, Academic Director of the PA Programmes, via email in the first instance

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based at our Preston campus although travel to Westlakes campus will be essential

Please apply online via or by contacting Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quoting the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.

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