Due to the launch of the new MBBS Gateway programme at Hull York Medical School, an exciting opportunity for a successful candidate to take the post of Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) while simultaneously studying for a PhD. The teaching position is based at the University of Hull campus. The PhD will be based within the Health Professions Education Unit (HPEU) - study hours can be based in Hull or York, at the preference of the candidate.
The supervisory team are open to receiving proposals on any topic within medical education. There are also a number of projects proposed that can be viewed on the HPEU webpage.
Principal supervisor: Professor Gabrielle Finn.
This is a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) position and, in addition to research, you will be expected to contribute up to 250 hours per annum of teaching support. The successful candidate will contribute to the development and delivery of biomedical teaching on the MBBS Gateway programme.
The MB BS Medicine with a Gateway Year is a six-year programme designed for Widening Access.
This will include delivery of the Human Biology I and II modules on the Gateway programme including facilitation of human biology lectures and seminars, the supervision of laboratory classes, day-to-day support for students in relation to the module, and contributions to assessment and module organisation as required. . As part of this position, there will also be the opportunity to gain a teaching qualification. Additional teaching opportunities will be available in all aspects of the MBBS curriculum in line with the successful candidates experience and interests. Contact Professor Gabrielle Finn ([email protected]) to discuss this position prior to submitting your application.
A stipend at the Research Council UK rate (£14,777 for 2018-19) and a fee waiver at the Home/EU rate will be provided.
This competition is open to UK and EU graduates or graduates from overseas. If a successful candidate is not eligible to pay Home/EU fees, they will be offered a waiver to fund the difference in tuition fees between the prevailing Home/EU and Overseas fees.
1st July 2019.
You will be expected to:
As part of your application you will need to submit:
Applications MUST BE submitted to HYMS Postgraduate Centre via the online application method:
Please select ‘PhD in Human Sciences’ with a start date of 1st July 2019.
The deadline for applications is Monday 29th April 2019 at 23h59.
Please quote “HYMS -Gateway GTA” when applying. Research proposals and personal statements will be used in selecting applicants for interview. If you have any queries on how to apply please email [email protected]s.ac.uk.
Shortlisted applicants will be sent details of the date, time and venue via email within a week of the deadline.