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Senior Lecturer, Quality and Governance Lead

Ref MS0007
Job Type Academic
Contract Type Open Ended
Salary Type Pro Rata
MS0007, Kent and Medway Medical School, Closing date: 20 Feb 2019
Grade 9 (Clinical NHS Market Supplement where appropriate)
Based in Canterbury and Medway, Part-time 0.6fte 

This is your chance to join Kent and Medway Medical School in pioneering a new era of responsive, student-centred medical education. As Quality and Governance Lead, you will be helping to ensure that the next generation of medical professionals can rely on the best possible learning experience – including the most beneficial clinical placements.
Kent and Medway Medical School has been created to be a beacon for first-class medical education and research. Bringing together the resources of the University of Kent and Canterbury Christ Church University, our whole ethos is one of partnership. The role of Quality and Governance Lead involves significant administrative responsibility that depends on close collaboration with our programme team, quality and governance teams across both Universities, education leads at our healthcare partners, and external bodies.

Reporting to the Dean as a key member of the management team, you will be providing academic leadership and support for the development and administration of quality and governance programmes. You will ensure effective Educational Governance and Compliance – across Admissions, Learning and Teaching, Assessment and Quality Assurance - covering the core BMBS programme and any related programmes. This will include designing, leading, co-ordinating and delivering the Quality and Governance systems and processes, ensuring they comply with current and future quality, governance and regulatory requirements and any other relevant systems, policies and standards.
Taking responsibility for the quality assurance strategy – including leading the production of service level agreements, systems and processes for clinical placements with our partners – you will produce an annual report and evaluation, and continually look for ways to improve the programme. You will be the lead author for the GMC annual return. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include acting as a personal academic tutor and taking on face-to-face teaching and supervision of students.

To make your mark in this exciting new role, you must be an enthusiastic innovator with a co-operative approach that matches our own. Highly qualified, with proven academic credibility, you should have a track record of excellence in teaching and in-depth understanding of undergraduate medical education. You will also possess a solid grasp of national/international expectations of good curriculum design, plus a sound understanding of recruitment and admissions, retention, widening participation, quality assurance and enhancement issues.
We are keen to attract true innovators and catalysts of change who are looking for the challenge of something new.

Further Information

Start date for applications: 6 February 2019
Closing date for applications: 20 February 2019
Interviews are to be held: Date to be confirmed
Please see the links below to view the full job description and to apply for this post. 
For further information, please contact the Resourcing Team on quoting ref number: MS0007 or visit our website,
Please note - applications must be made via the University’s online application system. You will be required to fill in the main details section of the application form as well as upload your CV and a cover letter. Your cover letter should clearly and explicitly address the requirements of the Person Specification and you should provide clear evidence and examples in your application which back-up any assertions you make in relation to each criterion. We recommend a maximum of 4 x A4 sides for this document.
This post will require a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Full Job Description

        Candidate Information Pack v21.pdf
        MS0007 - Job Description (2).pdf

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