Associate Director
University of Cambridge
United Kingdom

The Primary Care Unit of the Department of Public Health and Primary Care within the School of Clinical Medicine is seeking to appoint a suitably-qualified doctor to support the Palliative Care teaching of medical students. We are looking for an enthusiastic medical colleague to join the Palliative Care teaching team of Dr Stephen Barclay (University Senior Lecturer), Dr Anna Spathis (University Lecturer), Dr Annabel Price (Associate Speciality Director) and Angela Murphy (Teaching Administrator).

You will have current experience of clinical Palliative Care delivery for patients in hospital, hospice, care home or General Practice settings, with experience of medical student teaching and an enthusiasm to participate in the delivery of the Palliative Care course.

Overview of Role

Post holders will work with the teaching team in:

  • Contributing to delivery of the Palliative Care teaching of students on the Cambridge Standard Clinical Course and the Cambridge Graduate Course in Medicine.
  • Contributing to the planning and development of the Palliative Care course.
  • Contributing to the assessment of Palliative Care coursework submitted by students.
  • Participating in student assessment, including examining for Final MB exams.
  • Meeting continuing personal development needs in the education field.


The post-holder will focus on the delivery of medical student Palliative Care teaching: opportunities for educational research may also arise.

One post of 2 Consultant Programmed Activities per week: one session weekly also considered.

Fixed term: The funds for this post are available for one year in the first instance. It is anticipated that this post will be a secondment from current employers, although it is possible to arrange for direct employment with the Clinical School if appropriate.

This is an integrated appointment between the University and relevant NHS Trust / Body. You will therefore also be issued with an Honorary Clinical Contract by relevant NHS Trust / Body. You should be aware that if your contract with the NHS Trust / Body is terminated your employment with the University will be terminated, and vice versa.

You will require GMC registration, Licence to Practice and Medical Defence Cover for the duration of your appointment.

Salary - Dependant on the successful applicant's current salary scale. £79,860 - £107,668 per annum (pro-rata on Clinical Consultant scale) if currently a Consultant, General Practitioner, or equivalent.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including e-mail address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Informal enquiries are welcome to Stephen Barclay or Angela Murphy

The closing date for applications is 13 September 2020.

Interview Date: Thursday morning 24th September 2020, via Zoom.

Location: Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Cambridge Institute of Public Health, Robinson Way, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge, CB2 0SR (approximately 2 miles south of the city centre).

Please quote reference RH23437 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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