Medical Education Fellowship in General Practice

Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire
£25,012.50 per annum
16 Dec 2021
19 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full Time



Medical Education Fellowship in General Practice 0.5 FTE

Starting salary £50,025 per annum, pro rata

(£25,012.50 per annum based on 0.5 fte)

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience.  With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research.  Further information can be found at

This post represents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a team of staff in Keele University’s School of Medicine.

Keele University is the UK's leading campus-based university offering a premium student experience.

The University offers a truly international appeal with students from over 120 countries and has one of the largest student residential communities of any university in the UK. In the 2018 National Student Survey, Keele is 1st in England for overall Satisfaction. We continue to be a top ten University for graduate employment. In the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), Keele is ranked Gold.

Keele University promotes interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary scholarship making a distinctive contribution to higher education by emphasising the strength of a broader educational programme.

The School of Medicine has an intake of 170-180 home undergraduate medical students for its highly rated, innovative integrated MBChB five-year course that is committed to “Graduating Excellent Clinicians”. The most recent GMC Preparedness for Foundation Doctors survey ranked Keele no 1 in UK medical schools 2021. The School also offers a range of programmes, modules and short courses in postgraduate medicine aimed at addressing the differing needs of healthcare professionals at different stages in their careers. Courses offered include Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma and Masters in Medical Education, Masters in Medical Science (Anatomical Sciences) and a range of Clinical Leadership and Management courses. It launched a two year full-time MSc in Physician Associate Studies in 2019.

This is a fixed term Clinical Fellowship of 12 months, to support the academic development of the post holder though participation in the implementation and delivery of the undergraduate curriculum. The Fellow will be expected to complete either the Keele Certificate in Medical Education, or the Diploma or Masters if the post holder already possesses the Certificate.

There will be financial support from the Medical School towards course fees.

If interested in a career in medical education the post holder may be supported in developing an application for a doctoral training fellowship.

There is some flexibility around the days of work.

The Academic General Practice team:

The appointee will join a strong Academic General Practice team which works across undergraduate and postgraduate sectors and which collaborates closely across primary/secondary care and inter professional boundaries.

Areas of activity include:

  • Undergraduate community medical education
  • Communication, clinical and information management skills, including a simulated patient and skills lab programme
  • Skills assessment
  • Academic GP vocational training
  • Curriculum development
  • Staff development
  • Scholarship and research

Keele University is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN charter, and values equality and diversity across our workforce. We strive to ensure that our workforce is representative of broader society, and therefore, we would actively welcome applications from women/ men for this role.

The University is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible.

Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.

For informal discussion please contact Prof Jo Protheroe at

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Closing date for applications: 19th January 2022

Interviews will be held on: 17th February 2022

Post reference: KU000002219