University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Senior Lecturer in Dermatology/Skin Lesion Management

Post Title: Senior Lecturer in Dermatology/Skin Lesion Management

SBU/Department: School of Life and Medical Sciences/Centre Postgraduate Medicine and Public Health

FTE: 0.4FTE (working 14.8 hours per week)

Duration of Contract: Permanent

Salary: UH8 £44,263 pro rata pa to £56,021 pro rata pa by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience

Annual Leave: 35 day pro rata plus standard public holidays and an additional 4 days including the closure of our officer between Christmas and New Year

Location: College Lane Campus, Hatfield

We are looking for an individual with special interest in dermatology and/or skin lesion management, committed to excellence in teaching and enhancing patient care, to join our multidisciplinary team of motivated and friendly staff in our Centre for Postgraduate Medicine and Public Health.

Main duties and responsibilities

You will undertake teaching, learning and assessment, including module leadership within our dermatology and/or skin lesion management short courses and programmes. You will design engaging teaching activities which support student learning, set and mark formative and summative assessments which support student learning whilst providing constructive student feedback and evaluation, act as a project supervisor commensurate with your qualifications, and provide academic and pastoral support to students as a personal tutor. You will identify areas where current provision is in need of revision or improvement and design, you will develop new teaching materials to ensure the curriculum maintains currency, particularly regarding clinical issues, and you will contribute to the planning, design and development of aims, objectives and learning outcomes on appropriate programmes. Although the post is a teaching-focused position, maintenance of scholarly and/or research activity is strongly encouraged and supported.

Skills and experience required

You will need to have substantial proven post-qualifying clinical experience in dermatology and/or skin cancer with evidence of current clinical practice which must include dermatology and/or skin cancer. You will have experience of collaborative working in multidisciplinary settings such as community, hospital or primary care, and have experience of public speaking and/or teaching and/or running courses.

You must possess breadth or depth of specialist knowledge in dermatology and/or skin lesions and skin cancer to develop teaching and have knowledge and understanding of UK national guidance in relation to dermatology and/or skin lesions and skin cancer. An appreciation and understanding of the educational needs of students, an understanding of students' prior learning experiences and how these might influence their current educational expectations, cultural awareness, and an ability to contribute to curriculum development are essential for this role. You must have a proven ability to disseminate conceptual and complex ideas to a variety of audiences, a proficiency in English Language, excellent written and verbal communication skills, good interpersonal skills with ability to create excellent working relationships, and an ability to communicate effectively, clearly and supportively with both students and academic colleagues.

You will possess ability to deal with conflicting demands and priorities to meet deadlines, ability to work effectively on your own initiative and as part of a team, excellent organisational and planning skills, and excellent IT skills. You must be able to act as a responsible team member and develop productive working relationships with other members of staff, be flexible and adaptable to workload and team requirements, possess a commitment to reflective practice with evidence of Continuing Professional Development, and a commitment to issues related to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Qualifications required

In order to be considered for this position you must hold an undergraduate degree or equivalent Level 6 qualification in a relevant discipline and a postgraduate qualification i.e., Masters and/or PhD (completed or close to completion, e.g. has submitted final thesis) in Dermatology and/or Skin Lesion Management or significant experience, or an appropriate qualification at first degree. You must be a member of the relevant UK regulatory/professional body (either a doctor or nurse).

Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria. Please attach a personal statement showing clearly how your skills and experience match the Person Specification.

An appointment to this role may require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: Rebecca Penzer Hick, Senior Lecturer ([email protected] ) or Kathy Radley, Senior Lecturer ([email protected])

Closing Date : 28 May 2024

Interview Date: TBC

Reference Number: 058975

Date advert placed: 30 April 2024

The University offers every individual the opportunity to succeed. We want our staff to represent multi-faceted life experiences, varied cultural heritage and to encourage cognitive diversity. We recognise that the field is not ‘level' and want to actively address barriers to progression. Markers of success to date include no gender pay gap within the School where this post sits and holding an Athena Swan Bronze Award. We also challenge stereotypes and partner with networks both within and outside of the University to enhance inclusion in the workplace. We wholeheartedly encourage applications from BAME and LGTBQ candidates, who are currently under-represented within the School. We offer a range of benefits including generous annual leave, flexible location opportunities within the UK, discounted Sports Village memberships, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts

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Senior Lecturer in Dermatology/Skin Lesion Management


University of Hertfordshire


United Kingdom


May 01, 2024

Application deadline

May 28, 2024

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About the employer

Formerly recognized as Hatfield Technical College, University of Hertfordshire is a public university which was established in the year 1952. This university primarily developed its roots in aeronautical engineering. In the year 1961, it was given the status of a regional college by the Ministry of Education. The British Government granted this college the university status in the year 1992. The university has multiple research centres in various fields including health and human sciences, arts and humanities and science and technology.

The University of Hertfordshire has two campuses, namely De Havilland and College Lane, which are spread across sprawling premises. The campuses offer on-campus accommodation to the students and are equipped with many first-class facilities such as a gym, central hub and social spaces. They also have sports facilities, including a pool and a climbing wall. De Haville Campus opened in the year 2005 and is provided with a computer centre, library and resource centre. Both the campuses are accessible by bus and trains. The university offers bus services to the students called Uno. Uno provides safe rides to the students and staff members at a discounted rate. The university has many educational spots, including a creative art gallery, biology lab, aerospace lab, simulation wards, observatory and a law building.

This university offers placement opportunities in many areas such as business, creative arts, physics, maths and law. According to the Complete University Guide 2015, it has the lowest rate of 'student relevant' crimes. The Trident Media Radio is the campus radio operated by the students. This university has a plethora of partners. Some of them are McGill University Canada, University of Okhalama and James Cook University. The university has developed many notable alumni that are doing successfully in their fields. Tony Banham is the Founder of Hong Kong War Diary Project. Helen Lederer is a famous actress and comedian. Minister of International Trade and Industry of Malaysia, Darell Leikin graduated from the University of Hertfordshire. Chris Gubbey is Auto Executive for General Motors. Upen Patel is an acclaimed film actor and a model. BBC presenter, Kate Bellingham is a renowned alumnus of this university. In addition, it has also produced many eminent sports personalities such as Ajaz Akhtar, who is a British cricketer and Noah Cato, who is a rugby union player.

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