Aston University

Aston University

Clinical Teaching Fellow (4 Posts) (0027-24)

United Kingdom

Closing in 5 days

Clinical Teaching Fellow (4 Posts) Aston Medical School Location: Aston University Main Campus

Salary: £37,099 to £54,395 per annum Grade: Grade 08 to Grade 09 Contract Type: Fixed Term (31/07/2025)

Basis: Part Time (0.2-0.8) Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 03 March 2024 Interview Date: Thursday 14 March 2024 Reference: 0027-24 Release Date: Monday 05 February 2024

Aston Medical School is focused on promoting social mobility, leadership and international connectivity whilst addressing the needs of its community through its widening participation pathway, research strategy and emphasis on primary care education and healthcare leadership.

We now offer an exciting opportunity for clinical trainees seeking experience and training within medical education. We seek four medically trained Clinical Teaching Fellow (CTF) on a part time basis to contribute to the delivery and management of an innovative undergraduate curriculum, to commence immediately. This post will not normally count towards the required clinical training.

Working within a supportive and dynamic multi-professional MBChB team, the post-holder will principally facilitate small group tutorials on basic clinical skills to Years 1 and 2 but may also support medical school days in Years 3, 4, and 5. The CTFs will also contribute to programme development, including electives and assistantships, admissions, and assessments, and act as Personal Tutor. In addition, you will have opportunities to develop your lecturing skills, create and use teaching resources, and contribute to the design, management, and faculty development of the MBChB programme.

Full training and support will be provided along with comprehensive teaching materials. Post holders who intend to continue to a second year will be expected to undertake the PG Certificate/Diploma/Masters in Higher Education provided by Aston University, depending on previous training; and there will be opportunities for collaborative evaluation or research projects.

It is essential that applicants have a passion for supporting undergraduate medical education, and an enthusiasm for cross-discipline working with colleagues in the University and NHS.

Application is open to those who have completed FY2 and/or core training and are not proceeding to speciality training this academic year. Potential applicants are advised to discuss their application with their Training Programme Director before applying. The School will work with successful applicants and local Trusts to help them continue with one clinical session per week.

A satisfactory enhanced DBS is required for this role.

Full time and part time applications will be considered for this post.

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Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https: //

We recognise the value of flexible working. Please contact the recruiting manager to discuss what flexible working options are available for particular roles.

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Job details


Clinical Teaching Fellow (4 Posts) (0027-24)


Aston University


United Kingdom


February 07, 2024

Application deadline

March 03, 2024

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About the employer

Aston University is a leading public research university in the UK. Established in 1966, The university campus is located on a green 60 acre, self-contained site in the center of Birmingham. Aston University is an internationally acknowledged center for education and research endeavor. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, apprenticeship, foundation, and executive programs across disciplines. It also offers arrays of online courses. All the programs offered at the university are designed corresponding to the trends and demands of the industry and business globally.

The various faculties and schools of the university include Engineering & Applied Science, Aston Graduate School, Languages & Social Sciences, Aston Business School, Life & Health Sciences, and Aston Medical School. The team of faculty of Aston University comprises highly qualified professors as well as experts from respective industries. Modern tools and logical approaches like case studies are adopted in teaching methodologies. Besides theoretical sessions, the university gives emphasis on the practical training of students. Skill development programs are carried out to inculcate dexterity for leading-edge technologies among students.

Aston University boasts a world-class infrastructure at the campus offering the finest learning experience. There are hi-tech laboratories, libraries, studios, and IT centers, and seminar halls at the campus supporting an environment for advanced knowledge. Aston University is a hub for world-leading research initiatives. To undertake the highest quality of research, the university has established advanced research centers. 78% of the research has been evaluated ‘World-leading’ by Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. The university has teamed up with universities and research institutes across the world for knowledge sharing and collaborative research initiatives. Further, the university maintains partnerships with the industry for sponsored research programs.

Aston is a university of global repute. Students across the world come to study at a prestigious university. The university considers all the aspects of students. It provides counseling, medical, legal (VISA and other), and other services to students. There are indoor and outdoor sports arenas, fitness centers, swimming pools, cafeterias, banks, and other facilities at the campus.

The university offers modern accommodation facilities to students. There are various student clubs at the university that organizes sports meets, music fests, dance competitions, literary fest, art exhibitions, and other events. All these events comprise cross-disciplinary participation that helps to build team spirits among students. Aston University offers various scholarships and study loans to students so that all can have access to education beyond any financial barrier. Aston University maintains a high record of placements. Students passing from the university are recruited by leading companies with high remuneration packages.

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