Clinical Teaching Fellow– Vertical Theme Lead: Service Learning – AO1640NB
School of Medicine
Vacancy Description
School of Medicine Salary: £53,348 - £60,022 per annum pro rata Start Date: As soon as possible Part-time: 10.875 hrs per week (0.3FTE)

ScotGEM is a graduate-entry medical degree (MBChB) with a mission to increase the visibility and priority of non-statutory organisations within the provision of healthcare.  


We have established a fantastic programme of learning experiences with third-sector partners. We are looking for someone to continue to develop these partnerships and to augment the educational framework for these experiences.  


Our ideal person will have:  


-       A wide network within the third-sector in Scotland


-       Experience of teaching and marking subjects that relate to community, social determinants of health, service learning or leadership.  


Please do get in touch to chat if you have one of these but not both.  


We are pleased to invite applications for this part-time/sessional post as a Teaching Fellow leading a specialist contribution to ScotGEM.  


The overall purpose of this role is to lead the development and implementation of the Service Learning aspects of the ScotGEM MBChB programme. This role has a particular focus on Years 1 and 2 of the four-year programme with a growing influence into Years 3 and 4.  


This is an educational role and the post holder will be expected to champion a high quality educational experience for students. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a new MBChB Programme for Scotland and to help develop part of a curriculum designed to create future ‘Agents of Change’ in health care. The post holder will be working in partnership with stakeholders across Scotland to lead, deliver, support, assess and evaluate Service Learning component of the curriculum.  


The successful candidate will be central to the continual design, development and implementation of this innovative aspect of the course.  See   The key duties are listed in the job description, but will evolve as the ScotGEM Programme develops. The role will include direct teaching and assessment, as well as collaboration with other partners.                      


Informal enquiries can be directed to Dr Heather Shearer, Lead for Agents of Change,  


Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in academic posts at the University.    


Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience. We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network.  Full details available online:


In accordance with the new immigration rules, it is with regret that this role does not meet the current suitability requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers.  Information on other visa options is available at or by contacting our HR Immigration Team on


Closing Date: 26 May 2022                                                                 Interview Date: 6 /7 June 2022  


Please quote ref: AO1640NB    


Further Particulars: AO1640NB FPs.doc



School of Medicine

Salary: £53,348 - £60,022 per annum pro rata

Start Date: As soon as possible

Part-time: 10.875 hrs per week (0.3FTE)