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Associate Head Postgraduate Medical/Clinical Education and CPD

Medical School - Postgraduate

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £61,171 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Monday 02 October 2023
Reference:  EHM0224-0923

We’re here to create and harness knowledge, to deliver opportunity for everyone. 

About the Role

Edge Hill University are seeking to appoint an experienced, skilled, and ambitious academic leader to the Department of Postgraduate Medical Education in the position of Associate Head of Postgraduate Medical/Clinical Education and CPD.

Joining the Medical School at an exciting time as we enhance and further diversity our portfolio into postgraduate education/training and CPD, you will provide day-to-day leadership of the Department of Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) and manage a diverse range of academic staff, encouraging high performance, quality of provision, and an excellent student experience. 

Leading on innovation in learning, teaching, and assessment you will ensure that our postgraduate and CPD portfolio is underpinned by workforce needs, best pedagogic practice and is agile and responsive to NHS and wider health and social care needs. 

An excellent opportunity for personal development into a senior academic role you will work in a collegiate, supportive, and highly professional team that provides a dynamic and student focused learning environment. 

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, please contact Professor Julie Bridson, Head of Department – Postgraduate Medical Education and Academic Clinical Director of the North West Imaging Academy Training Hub at

About You

You will be an inspirational individual with an academic and clinical background in postgraduate medical/clinical education with a talent to lead and manage a diverse range of staff from different disciplines, and have extensive experience of operational, strategic, professional management and leadership for the further development and growth of our postgraduate/CPD portfolio and enterprise activities. 

An enthusiastic professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills you will encourage a high-performance work culture, act as an ambassador for the Medical School, and work collaboratively with Medical/Clinical Professional Statutory Regulatory Bodies to ensure academic compliance and enhancement. 

To succeed in the role, you will further enrich our student’s experience through your academic expertise, and subject knowledge as evidenced through your qualifications and professional experience.

It is important to note that the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and that this will form part of the conditions of offer of employment. 

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

Rewards & Benefits

  • A minimum of 48 days annual leave per annum, pro rata (inclusive of bank holiday and University closure days) 
  • Access to a range of CPD to support your career development, with three defined pathways for progression.
  • Employee assistance programme with access to free confidential counselling sessions, legal & financial advice, and as health & wellbeing resources.
  • Automatic enrolment into the Teacher’s Pension Scheme with our employer contribution of 23.68%
  • Discounted membership to our onsite state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities
  • Beautiful award-winning on-campus working environment.
  • Staff benefits scheme, which provides you with discounts across the high street, supermarket shopping, cinema tickets, dining out and more.

About Us

At Edge Hill University we believe in the life changing opportunities knowledge can create. Since 1885, we’ve been creating access to knowledge for those who may not have had the opportunity to before. 

Today, the effect we have has a far-reaching impact, not just for those who come to study here but for those who work, invest in, and live in our local communities too. So, if you’ve ever wondered if one person can make a difference, simply speak to our alumni, students, and award-winning staff.

Because for us education isn’t about how much you take in. It’s about what you take out into the world. 

Inspiring minds and changing futures since 1885, Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

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