Medical Education Fellowships in General Practice

Job reference: 048004

Location: Various

Job closing date: 15/04/2021

Job posted date: 18/03/2021

Salary: Various

Employment type: Fixed-term

Job Type: Medical and Dental

Hours of work: 20 hours per week

Department: Training Programme Management

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 the guidance from the Scottish Government***

Established as a Special Health Board, NHS Education for Scotland is the provider of leading-edge specialist learning, education and skills development for all health service employees in Scotland. 

These General Practice Fellowships are for one year, from August 2021. Doctors from overseas wishing to be considered for these fellowships will need to achieve an overall score of 7.5 out of 9 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test.

You must have completed your General Practice Specialty Training within the last 5 years prior to taking up post.

Medical Education Fellowships in General Practice
Job Ref: 6169BR- 048004
Closing date: 15th April 2021
Salary will be £29,438 pa. Any 2021/22 salary uplift will be applied.
Interviews will be held by MS Teams on Tuesday 18th May 2021


Four (x4) one-year posts (0.5 WTE) are available from August 2021, one in each of East of Scotland, South East of Scotland, West of Scotland and North of Scotland.

The Medical Education Fellowships are designed for doctors who have reasonably recently completed their General Practice Specialty Training and have an interest in medical education.  The part time nature of the posts will allow you time to continue to develop generalist skills in the context of service general practice (eg through a locum appointment) while undertaking a tailored programme of exposure and training in relation to medical education.  This will involve being attached to the regional NES Postgraduate GP unit with opportunities to become involved with teaching, educational developments, quality assurance initiatives and evaluation/research. Individuals will be encouraged to start a postgraduate qualification relevant to medical education.  

Further information: 

Application and Job information available through the following links below.   

For further information, please contact Prof. Amjad Khan , or any of the regional  Assistant Directors of PG GP Education and/ or discussion with current post-holder(s) can be arranged if desired.

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