University of Leeds

University of Leeds

MBChB Assessment Lead Year 3

United Kingdom

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MBChB Assessment Lead Year 3 Overview of the Role

Assessment leads in the School of Medicine provide the academic lead for assessment in their Year of the MBChB programme.

There is an Assessment Lead associated with each of the five years of the MBChB programme. The key responsibilities of this leadership position are:

  • The management, delivery, and quality assurance of the summative end of year assessments, in accordance with University and GMC requirements.
  • Innovation and scholarship in assessment for undergraduate medical degrees, in accordance with higher education standards of excellence (e.g. Teaching Excellence Framework).
  • The Assessment Lead contributes to year-level MBChB management meetings, working with the Year Heads, Academic Sub-Dean and ICU Leads.

    This role has both operational duties , organising examinations in accordance with University and School of Medicine regulations through membership of the year-level MBChB course management meetings, and elements of strategic development through membership of the MBChB assessment committee.

    Assessment Leads are responsible to the MBChB assessment lead, who is then accountable to the MBChB programme lead, and then the Head of Assessment for the School of Medicine and the Dean of Medicine.

    You will be expected to play an important role in ensuring the delivery of assessment that recognise the significance of health inequalities that exist within our society and promote a culture of equality diversity and inclusion.

    To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please


    Dr Jennifer Hallam, Associate Professor of Assessment and Psychometrics and Head of Assessment- School of Medicine

    Email: [email protected]

    Additional Information Working at Leeds

    We are a campus based community and regular interaction with campus is an expectation of all roles in line with academic and service needs and the requirements of the role. We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements. To find out more about the benefits of working at the University and what it is like to live and work in the Leeds area visit our Working at Leeds information page.

    Our University

    As an international research-intensive university, we welcome students and staff from all walks of life. We foster an inclusive environment where all can flourish and prosper, and we are proud of our strong commitment to student education. Within the School of Medicine we are dedicated to diversifying our community and we welcome the unique contributions that individuals can bring, and particularly encourage applications from, but not limited to Black, Asian, people who belong to a minority ethnic community; people who identify as LGBT+; and disabled people. Candidates will always be selected based on merit and ability.

    Information for disabled candidates

    Information for disabled candidates, impairments or health conditions, including requesting alternative formats, can be found on our Accessibility information page or by getting in touch with us at [email protected]

    Location: Leeds - Main Campus

    Faculty/Service: Faculty of Medicine & Health School/Institute: Leeds Institute of Medical Education (LIME) Category: Clinical Grade: Off grading structure Salary: £93,666 to £126,281 per annum pro-rata Working Time: 20% FTE Post Type: Part Time Contract Type: Fixed Term (Available for 36 months) Release Date: Wednesday 13 September 2023 Closing Date: Wednesday 04 October 2023 Reference: MHIME1194

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    MBChB Assessment Lead Year 3


    University of Leeds


    United Kingdom


    September 14, 2023

    Application deadline

    October 04, 2023

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    About the employer

    The University of Leeds is a public research university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. It was established in 1874 as the Yorkshire College of Science. In 1884 it merged with the Leeds School of Medicine (established 1831) and was renamed Yorkshire College. It became part of the federal Victoria University in 1887, joining Owens College (which became the University of Manchester) and University College Liverpool (which became the University of Liverpool). In 1904 a royal charter was granted to the University of Leeds by King Edward VII.

    The university has 36,330 students, the 5th largest university in the UK (out of 169). From 2006 to present, the university has consistently been ranked within the top 5 (alongside the University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University, the University of Nottingham and the University of Edinburgh) in the United Kingdom for the number of applications received. Leeds had an income of £789.6 million in 2019/20, of which £139.9 million was from research grants and contracts. The university has financial endowments of £82.1 million (2019–20), ranking outside the top ten British universities by financial endowment.

    Notable alumni include current Leader of the Labour Party Keir Starmer, former Secretary of State Jack Straw, former co-chairman of the Conservative Party Sayeeda Warsi, Piers Sellers (NASA astronaut) and six Nobel laureates.

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