Head of Undergraduate Medical School

University of Glasgow

  • Permanent
  • Glasgow, Scotland
  • £70,958—£129,381 per year
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Head of Undergraduate Medical School
Specialisms:Education, Healthcare
Date posted:31st March 2023
Closing date:22nd May 2023

Be a World Changer in Medical Education

As Head of the University of Glasgow’s Undergraduate Medical School you will have a unique opportunity to influence and advance the future of undergraduate medical training in one of the country’s leading schools, for the benefit of the world.

In close partnership with the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, the School is a powerhouse of internationally renowned teaching and research and one of the largest and most prestigious schools in Europe. The City of Glasgow and surrounding West of Scotland provide an environment with unrivalled and diverse opportunities for medical training. Through this access to 25 hospitals, 200 GP Practices in all five years of the curriculum, our medical graduates are highly regarded for the breadth of their undergraduate experience and ability.

We now invite applications to lead the University of Glasgow’s Undergraduate Medical School.

The successful candidate will be a senior clinician with a proven record of leadership in medical education. In recognising the complexity of stakeholder engagement, the role requires a leadership style that engenders a positive, collaborative and inclusive culture, at all levels within the School, across the NHS, the University, and the wider community.

We are firmly focussed on the future and the opportunity that is presented to innovate through our scale, the outstanding talent and commitment of all our staff and the deep relationship with our NHS partners.

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How to apply

Anderson Quigley is acting as an employment advisor to the University of Glasgow. An executive search process is being carried out by Anderson Quigley in addition to the public advertisement.

Applications should consist of:

  • A full CV;
  • A covering letter (maximum of two pages) outlining how you meet the points under the person specification;
  • Please include details of two referees, though please note that we will not approach referees without your prior consent and only should you be shortlisted.

Closing date for applications is midday, Monday 22 May 2023.

The University of Glasgow is an equal opportunities employer and positively welcomes applications from candidates who are currently underrepresented at this level. 

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