Strategic Clinical Teaching Fellow: Clinical Student Experience

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: South Kensington, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 01 Mar 2020

Job description
Job summary

Our Learning and Teaching Strategy, launched in June 2017, sets out an ambitious programme of work aimed at establishing Imperial as a global leader in innovative, evidence-based education.  Implementation of the Strategy will be underpinned by significant new investment in education which will support new, innovative, evidence-based teaching and learning methods across the College.

The implementation of a new curriculum provides the opportunity for novel development roles, and the Faculty is now looking for a Strategic Clinical Teaching Fellow: Clinical Student Experience to join the team.

As the Strategic Clinical Teaching Fellow you will provide academic support for a range of activities to redefine, assess and develop standards to ensure there is a consistent clinical student experience at ICSM. You will be working with the Director of Quality and Student Experience, the Head of the School Secretariat and other members of the senior leadership team of Imperial College School of Medicine where required to gather, analyse and present data pertaining to the clinical student experience. 


Duties and responsibilities

You will provide guidance, consultancy and advice in order to design and deliver an improved clinical student experience model, drive its implementation and evaluate its success. You will also work closely with the Director of Quality and Student Experience, Head of the School Secretariat, curriculum leads, partner NHS trusts and the Chair of the Curriculum Review.

You will identify areas for maximum improvement of the clinical student experience; developing a new approach to complement curricular change. You will facilitate constructive collaboration with a broad range of stakeholders, and work with clinical partners, Phase and Module Leads to support and implement evaluation of the effectiveness of the changes to inform continued improvement. You will also contribute clinical pedagogic expertise and experience across all Phases of the MBBS curriculum and facilitate and support the use of appropriate tools and technology to implement learning objectives and improve curriculum mapping.

We will support you where appropriate to:

  • Contribute to the educational literature and/or disseminate pedagogically informed models at relevant conferences
  • Undertake teaching and learning activities within the medical school (e.g. admissions interviews, academic tutoring, question writing)
  • Apply for further education training (e.g. PGCert/Dip/Masters)

Essential requirements

You will have the potential for and willingness to work towards appropriate professional recognition and accreditation e.g. Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Experience of evaluation, critical enquiry and contribution to educational research is also essential. 

You will have a detailed understanding of the core UG syllabus in Medicine, an understanding of relevant educational theory and good practice relating to student learning, teaching, assessment and course design in Medical Education, a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office: in particular PowerPoint for creating presentations and Excel for analysing data.

You will also have the ability to plan and manage workload and use initiative, effective communication and problem-solving skills and a willingness to engage with relevant learning and development activity as relevant to the role. 


Further information

The role is full time and fixed term for 12 months in the first instance. 

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 18th March 2020.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact James Jensen-Martin ([email protected] ).

For technical issues when applying online please email [email protected] .

Committed to equality and valuing diversity, we are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.


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