Job: Archie Duncan Fellow in Medical Ethics and Fellow in Medical Education

University of Edinburgh

£36,715 – £43,840

Closing date: 5 December 2010

The Edinburgh MBChB has a strong emphasis on the themes ethics and personal professional development (PPD) throughout the programme and the publication Tomorrow’s Doctors (GMC 2009) continues to stress the importance of these learning outcomes. We wish to appoint an individual who can make major contributions to their ongoing development and teaching. The postholder will assist the Professor of medical ethics deliver ethics courses in BSc and MSc programmes within the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, as well as the MBChB and will either lead the PPD theme or act as deputy depending on experience in this field.

The post will suit medical practitioners wishing to pursue a career in medical education or senior nurses and other healthcare professionals with experience in education and/or training. Applicants should have an MBChB degree, or an equivalent degree in a health-care profession and in addition should have either a higher degree or extensive experience in relevant fields such as ethics or medical education.

The postholder will be based in the Centre for Medical Education and will work with an energetic and collaborative team and will have wide opportunities for professional development within their fields of responsibility.

Informal enquiries and visits are encouraged. In the first instance please contact Ms Eileen Maguire, Centre for Medical Education, tel: 0131 242 6651.

Interviews are planned for Monday 20 December 2010.

Further information and online application here.

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