Closing date: Aug 15, 2021
Description: A rare opportunity has arisen for an outstanding academic for the John Simpson endowed Chair in Medical Education and the Director of the Centre for Healthcare Education Research and Innovation (CHERI) in the School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition (SMMSN), University of Aberdeen.

This permanent post is aimed at individuals who have an outstanding record in pedagogic research, with wide experience in medical and wider healthcare education and in demonstrating leadership at local, national and international levels. They will be based in the Institute for Education in Medical and Dental Sciences in the School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition and play a lead role in promoting high quality educational research and scholarship across the School.

As Director of CHERI they will lead a dedicated research group with a vision to achieve a global reputation for academic excellence in healthcare education research, by supporting high-quality important research focusing on relevant issues, and developing tomorrows researchers. The Centre has been active for just over four years and has had significant success in attracting national grants, supporting doctoral students and has a strong track record of publication.

An attractive package is available to support this post including a PhD studentship, administrative and research consumable support. There is dedicated CHERI centre space for the research team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and delivery of the CHERI’s strategy and leading the contribution that health related pedagogic research makes to the School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition’s and the University’s strategic ambitions.
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