Clinical Lecturer (Palliative Medicine for Healthcare Professionals)

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Centre for Medical Education, providing professional academic support within our busy MSc programmes.  This lecturer role provides academic support for the MSc in Palliative Medicine for Healthcare Professionals  (a Masters programme at QAA Level 7), working closely with staff, students and external stakeholders to do so.  

The main focus of this role is to supervise and support postgraduate students and to carry out academic administrative duties within the programmes as required. The post holder will have academic input into all aspects of the delivery of the programme, including face-to-face teaching, the marking of coursework, online educational activity and the supervision and marking of student dissertations. This will include creating innovative online teaching and assessment material in areas related to palliative medicine and healthcare and the pursuit of excellence in research-informed teaching, inspiring and enabling others to do the same. The post holder will actively develop and undertake research-informed teaching (and activities relating to teaching), including the development, delivery and evaluation of the programmes.

The successful applicant should have substantial experience of working within the field of palliative care/medicine. They should also have experience in teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level. Experience of such teaching in an on-line environment would be an advantage.  

The post is part-time (8 hours per week), working pattern to be agreed, open-ended and available from 1st June 2022. This is a blended programme, largely on-line, with the expectation that the successful candidate will undertake all University work whilst based within the UK.

Informal enquiries about the role should be directed to Dr Fiona Rawlinson, Programme Director, Palliative Medicine for Healthcare Professionals, email 

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds. We therefore welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of sex, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, trans identity, relationship status, religion or belief, caring responsibilities, or age.  In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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