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Director/Head of Centre for Learning Anatomical Sciences (CLAS)

Medical Education

Location:  Southampton General Hospital
Salary:   £51,799 to £96,437 Per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Monday 20 December 2021
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1608121LG

Director or Head of Centre for Learning Anatomical Sciences (CLAS)

Applications are invited from graduates in medicine or biological sciences for the position of Head of CLAS/Principal Teaching Fellow, Level 6 or Director of CLAS/Professorial Fellow, Education in Anatomical Sciences, Level 7.  You will have a well-established national/international reputation in anatomical sciences and hold substantial experience in teaching gross anatomy as well as good working knowledge of the TEF and NSS process.  Experience in any area of related research to anatomy will be an advantage. A background in technology enhanced learning and curriculum innovation and education scholarship will also be an advantage. Excellent facilities for research are provided.  The appointment will be made based on qualifications and experience.

The Centre for Learning Anatomical Sciences is essential to maintaining an excellent student experience. This post is pivotal to the delivery of the BM programmes as the post holder would be responsible for leading the delivery high quality and innovative anatomy teaching to around 500 students on the BM6 Year 0, BM5/6/EU Years 1 and 2, and BM4 Years 1 and 2.  Anatomy is a core part of the undergraduate curriculum. In addition to lectures this requires the design and delivery of around 70 separate practical classes and workshops.

In partnership with the Head of School you will provide effective and strategic leadership of the CLAS academic and technical team to develop and deliver innovative, high quality anatomy teaching and learning which is integrated into the BM curricula.

For informal enquiries, please contact:

Associate Dean Education: Dr Jane Wilkinson 

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at

A CV, Cover Letter and details of 3 referees must be submitted with your online application.

The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Michelle Jose (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750. Please quote reference 1608121LG on all correspondence.

The Faculty of Medicine holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The Faculty recognises that applicants may seek flexible working patterns which will be considered as part of the recruitment process. For further information including key benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance, please see our working with us website pages.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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