Lecturer and Programme Lead for the MSc Healthcare Management, Leadership and Innovation.
Based in the Faculty of Health, the Peninsula Medical School is committed to three core aims: outstanding clinical education; strong social engagement; and world-class research which all feature strongly in the student learning experience. A key strength is a close relationship with NHS partners, with early clinical contact for all students. The South West offers healthcare and learning opportunities of exceptional quality; Derriford is one of Europe’s largest hospitals and the only trauma centre in Devon and Cornwall. A further strength is our scholarly approach to education, supported by the Division of Education Scholarship. The Plymouth Institute of Health and Care Research is the core of research activity, providing a thriving community that conducts adventurous world-leading research with the explicit purpose of improving the health and care of the populations we serve.
As part of the The Faculty of Health, the Peninsula Medical School strongest delivers excellent teaching across a suite of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The MSc in Healthcare Management, Leadership and Innovation course is designed to be a highly flexible entry into management within the health and care service. We are looking for candidates that have an interests in leadership, quality improvement, innovation methodology, organisation development, patient safety, or education. The School is also growing and strengthening it's research profile and offers significant opportunities for any candidate who wishes to establish their research career trajectory including in the area of education and scholarship. This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative, forward focused and exciting Postgraduate team within the School.
To develop and deliver high quality research-led and professionally relevant teaching across designated programmes, and to undertake research, scholarship, leadership, management and engagement activities. The Peninsula Medical School is seeking an outstanding permanent up to 1FTE Lecturer to join its innovative core Postgraduate Taught education team. Applications will be considered for either the 1FTE post or a smaller FTE component if desirable.
You will work in conjunction with other clinical and academic colleagues across the MSc in Healthcare Management, Leadership and Innovation as well as the other postgraduate medical education programmes. A key area of activity will include their involvement in delivering and evolving the School’s Postgraduate Taught programmes of Healthcare Management, Leadership and Innovation (HMLI). You will also be required to contribute to relevant modules on other programmes within the Medical School, as and when required – and in particular to the development of a programme of continuing professional development (CPD) modules to complement the business delivery of the School.
You should have prior experience of working with a broad range of customers/stakeholders. In addition, the candidate requires effective inter-personal skills and be willing to communicate with students, Academic and Clinical staff to develop and maintain existing relationships, using a skilled approach to planning, managing, organising and objectively assessing own teaching and research contributions. This is an exciting time fo HIMLI, as we develop an e-learning delivery of the programme that will increase our reach and accessibility.
You will work as part of a small team, alongside academic, professional services and clinical staff ensuring the provision of a high quality learning and development of the HMLI Programme. Some of these facilities are available in the Clinical Skills Resource Centre, located in the John Bull Building and so a willingness to travel between sites, will be required periodically.
This is a permenant appointment, that will be based in the Peninsula Medical School’s Learning Environment and/or the John Bull Building based in Derriford, of Plymouth.
All activities undertaken within this role will be compliant with the University’s policies, including Health & Safety, Equality and Diversity, Ethics, Data Protection etc.
There is an essential requirement within this role that you will be required to travel to and work at different University sites and/or other business locations that may not be easily accessible by public transport. Please refer to the job description for further information.
This role will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.
Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.
For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Laura Bowater, Head of Peninsula Medical School by email at email@example.com.
Interviews are likely to take place week commencing Monday 20th March 2023 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.
We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.
The Faculty of Health holds a Silver Athena Swan Award and the University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women’s careers in STEMM academia.
Staff appointed within the Faculty of Health may be able to join the NHS pension scheme subject to eligibility criteria.
The University of Plymouth has a strong interdisciplinary research ethos which is supported by our three strategic Research Institutes; the Marine Institute, the Sustainable Earth Institute, and the Plymouth Institute of Health and Care Research. As a member of our academic community, you’ll be expected to contribute to our recognised research strengths. Working holistically across the University, you will be challenged to innovate, collaborate and deliver impactful research contributions as part of a systems thinking approach to addressing today’s global challenges.
The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages
We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+.
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