Senior Clinical Lecturer (Education Focused) - ScotGEM Academic Lead (GCM) – AC2485NB

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 08 Apr 2024

The School of Medicine wishes to appoint an Academic Lead GCM (Generalist Clinical Mentor) to develop this key role within the novel ScotGEM (Scottish Graduate Entry Medicine) rural generalist focused MBChB programme.    

This post offers and excellent opportunity for career development to a senior educator with academic career intentions.  

Suitable candidates should be a practising clinician with extensive experience in clinical education at UG or PG level as well as a scholarly/research track record.   

The salary will be on the consultant scale with honorary consultant status available via NHS Fife where clinical sessions in primary or secondary care may be available if required.  

Beyond the usual expectations of a senior clinical educator the successful candidate will have a passion for generalism and community based medical education, ideally in a rural context.  

Informal enquiries can be directed to Dr Fiona Graham, Programme Director ([email protected] ) or Dr Andrew O’Malley, Deputy Director ScotGEM (years 1-2) ([email protected] ). 

Employees of the University have access to a wide range of staff benefits including:  

  • Annual leave of 34 days, plus 5 public holidays (pro rata)
  • Financial contribution to relocation (where applicable)
  • Membership of the USS Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions or the possibility of remaining in the SPPA (NHS) scheme
  • A hybrid working environment, including partial homeworking where appropriate and a range of family friendly policies
  • Staff discount scheme for local and national goods and services
  • Free staff parking, employee Carshare and Cycle to Work Schemes and subsidised local bus travel
  • Subsidised sports membership, reduced tuition fees on degree programmes for staff/children of staff, access to library facilities, salary sacrifice scheme and a range of wellbeing initiatives

Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in academic posts in medicine and at the University.   

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online:

In accordance with the new immigration rules, it is with regret that this role does not meet the current suitability requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Information on other visa options is available at or by contacting our HR Immigration Team on [email protected] .

Please see the Further Particulars, How to Apply section, for full application requirements.

Closing Date: 8 April 2024
Interview Date: 7 May 2024
Please quote ref: AC2485NB
Further Particulars: AC2485NB FPs.doc  

Start Date: As soon as possible
Part-time: 29 hrs per week (6 - 8 session PW plus clinical)*

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