Associate Postgraduate Dean - Diagnostics

Job reference: 084864

Location: Flexible

Job closing date: 09/02/2022

Job posted date: 19/01/2022

Salary: Consultant (£87,534 - £116,313)

Employment type: Fixed-term

Job Type: Medical and Dental

Hours of work: 4

Department: Strategic Planning & Directorate Support

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Education for Scotland

**** COVID-19 - Please note that during this time all interviews will be conducted remotely.  If successful you will also initially be working remotely in line with guidance from Scottish Government*** ​​​​​​​

Associate Postgraduate Dean – Diagnostics Specialty Grouping (South East Region)

Duration:  Fixed Term for 36 Months* 

Hours:  4 hours per week (1 PA) 

Flexible Location: NES is a remote friendly employer supporting office, remote and hybrid working.  We’re happy to talk about how you want to work.  

The Scotland Deanery is responsible for postgraduate medical education. The Diagnostics team warmly seek a new Associate Postgraduate Dean to join a dynamic senior team.

The Associate Postgraduate Dean post is required to provide leadership and oversight of the regional Diagnostics programmes in the South East region of the Scotland Deanery (Radiology, Histopathology), and to contribute to other operational and strategic work within the wider specialty grouping. The role will involve interaction with trainees, trainers, and external bodies to support and enhance postgraduate education both regionally and nationally across the Scotland Deanery.

This will be across 1 PA of time (1 PA = 4 hours).

Applications are invited from trained doctors anywhere in Scotland who are in a substantive NHS or University post. All applicants must confirm prior to interview that their employer would support a Service Level Agreement for this role within their job plan.

Some travel throughout Scotland is likely to be required once travel restrictions are eased.  If you are interested in this vacancy and would like further information, please refer to the Job Information pack below.

* For NHS employees considering this post, please note that appointments will only be considered on a secondment or SLA basis, in the first instance

Interested applicants are welcome to have an informal discussion with the Postgraduate Dean, Professor Alan Denison (via his PA – Natasha Mallion,

Unless otherwise stated the deadline for applications is 23:59 hours on the closing date.  

Closing Date:  9th February 2022

Interview Date:  To be confirmed​​​​​​​​​​​​​

We actively encourage applicants from a range of backgrounds, regardless of gender, age, disability, race, sexual orientation, religion or belief. 


If you have any queries regarding the application portal or the recruitment process, please contact us at:  NES HR Recruitment: