Main speaker (permanent) and founding director of MBChB Phase 2 at the UNIVERSITY OF WORCESTER


Main speaker (permanent) and founder of MBChB Phase 2 Lead (fixed term of 5 years, renewable by agreement)

Site: Saint-Jean campus

Salary: £ 84,559 to £ 114,003 pro rata (clinical pay scale)

Appointment as professor will be considered for suitable candidates.

Position type: Part time

Type of Contract : Permanent

Announced on: Thursday, December 16, 2021

Closing Date: Monday, January 24, 2022

Reference: TCMS2104

The University of Worcester is a vibrant, award-winning and high performing institution, located within an inclusive and engaged community. The number one university in England for gender equality, according to the last three years of the Times Higher Education Academic Impact Ranking, with multiple accolades for quality of teaching, inclusion, contribution to community and environmental sustainability, the university has been shortlisted as Times Higher Education University of the Year three times in recent years. One of the best universities for health education, Worcester is in the process of establishing the Three Counties Medical School (TCMS), which aims to expand access to medical careers and retain graduates in the region.

The school is now looking to nominate an outstanding keynote speaker and founding leader for Phase 2 of the MBChB. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to be part of the TCMS team, as the School enters its next phase of development with the General Medical Council (GMC) having given the green light to recruit the first medical students. Applications for MBChB graduate entry are now open in September 2022.

The school’s planned curriculum emphasizes problem-based learning, early counseling, program evaluation, an emphasis on community-based clinical placements, and professional and emotionally intelligent communication. at each step. The founding manager of phase 2 of MBChB will develop an exceptional learning experience for students within an innovative educational culture by overseeing phase 2 (years 3 and 4) as well as leading the clinical placements of phase 1 (years 1 and 2) of the MBChB.

The successful candidate will be a proven leader, able to motivate and influence colleagues to achieve tangible positive results, as well as demonstrate excellent knowledge of the higher education environment. The incumbent will have an established record of excellence in learning and teaching, with demonstrable experience of innovating in curriculum design and development. Appointment as professor will be considered for outstanding and suitably qualified candidates.

For informal inquiries, please contact Jennifer Zandbeek, Director of the Tri-County School of Medicine by email at [email protected]