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Fellow in Medical Education based in Haematology

Junior Clinical Fellow

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Junior Clinical Fellow
Secondment - 6 months
10 PAs
Job ref
Guys Hospital
Current Salary
12/12/2018 23:59

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Applications are invited for the position of Fellow in Medical Education – based in Haematology but open to all Pathology specialties – within the London and South East Specialty School of Pathology, to commence from February 2019.

This is a secondment opportunity which is available for six months. This post is open to trainees on any London and South East School of Pathology training programme and will commence around February 2019. The post holder will be seconded from their Trusts and training programmes. The post holder will have a basic salary with no requirement to do on calls as part of this secondment.

The main aims of the Fellowship based in Haematology to continue with the development of the virtual microscopy / STeLI programme within the School of Pathology as well as opportunities to engage in supporting the development of training in Molecular Pathology and Genomics within the School.

The Fellow will be involved as follows;

• Be involved in liaising with Dr Deepti Radia - Guys Hospital, in order to review and develop Pathology e-learning modules.

• Work across multiple organisational and multi-disciplinary boundaries in order to develop the e-learning modules.

• Post-orientation, undertake an initial scoping exercise to evaluate and curriculum map available virtual learning resources, in addition to modules being developed.

• To work on developing e-learning modules mapped to Pathology curricula.

• Evaluate modules developed.

• Opportunities will be provided to support educational theory and implementation for these projects.

The Fellow will be supervised by Dr Deepti Radia, Professional Development Lead for the London and South East School of Pathology. The post will be based at Guys Hospital.

All applicants must discuss the possibility of a secondment with their Educational Supervisor and their Trust. If seriously considering applying they should also inform their Training Programme Director of their intentions at an early stage. Although the Secondee will continue to be formally based at their Trust or other employer, they will be funded by Health Education England, working across North London (HEE NL) and have access to HEE NL support and facilities. The time spent on this placement will be considered as an OOPE for the purpose of training and therefore your CCT will be adjusted accordingly.

Additionally, the post holders should develop an ‘educational portfolio’ including taking advantage of the broad range of educational experiences on offer within the work of the School, within HEE NL and through wider networking opportunities, in particular with other trainees in Fellowship posts. This could offer the successful applicant the opportunity to submit an application for a professional recognition scheme such as those run through the Academy of Medical Educators or the Higher Education Academy. The posts could also be a starting point for Masters or Doctoral level further study in medical education.

For more detailed information on the Fellowship itself or to review the Person Specification, please see the attached Job Description. If you require any further information or wish to discuss the secondment informally, then contact

To apply for this post, candidates should submit a 600 word paper entitled ‘Challenges in the implementation of virtual microscopy based e-learning and how to overcome them’ to in addition to fully completing and submitting an application via NHS Jobs before the deadline given below. Candidates must quote their application reference number when they submit their statements.

Applications for this secondment must be made electronically. Hard copy applications will not be accepted.

Prior to applying, applicants must discuss their application with their current Education Supervisor, who must also be one of the referees stated in your application.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Deepti Radia, Professional Development Lead for the London and South East School of Pathology,

Dr Martin Young, Head of London and South East School of Pathology,