Current vacancies

  • Information Systems Manager (Hull Health Trials Unit)

    Information Systems Manager (Hull Health Trials Unit)

     
    Reference:  HY0197
    Campus:  Hull
    Faculty/Area:  Hull York Medical School
    Department:  Hull York Medical School
    Salary:  £41,212 to £47,722 per annum
    Post Type:  Full Time
    Closing Date:  Tuesday 06 February 2018

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Information Systems Manager to join the Hull Health Trials Unit (HHTU) during a period of expansion at the University of Hull. HHTU forms part of a major investment by the University in a Health Campus and the establishment of an Institute for Clinical and Applied Health Research (ICAHR). 

    HHTU has the ambition to support high quality, high impact health research, leading on the design, conduct and analysis of national multi-centre research. The establishment of HHTU will consolidate existing expertise, and accompanied with new investment in leadership, management and infrastructure will develop a unit with a clear pathway to becoming a UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) Registered Clinical Trial Unit.

    Reporting to the Director of HHTU, this key role will provide management for the information systems within the unit. Key responsibilities will include the implementation and management of an Electronic Data Capture system (EDC) and the development of robust quality assurance systems for all aspects of data handling. The appointed person will be responsible for delivering the full spectrum of HHTU information systems activities to the required scientific, ethical and regulatory standards.

    The job role will also include responsibility for the operational management and processing of datasets retrieved from a Data Safe Haven (DSH), and the implementation and annual update of an information governance toolkit for ICAHR.

    The Information Systems Manager will be a member of the HHTU Senior Management Team (SMT) and work with colleagues in the University of Hull, the Faculty of Health Sciences, Information Communication Technology Department (ICTD), Information Governance and Compliance, the medical school and clinical teams from NHS Organisations. 

    We are seeking an enthusiastic and creative individual, who will be able to work flexibly and contribute to the further development of HHTU. The candidate will be a competent programmer (C#/VB.Net) with considerable experience in working with relational databases and SQL. They will be expected to be hands-on during the development phase, working with the Data Manager to implement systems and set-up HHTU policies and procedures.

    To discuss this role informally, please contact Judith Cohen, HHTU Director, T 01482 463382, E judith.cohen@hyms.ac.uk 

  • Data Manager (Hull Health Trials Unit)

    Data Manager (Hull Health Trials Unit)

     
    Reference:  HY0196
    Campus:  Hull
    Faculty/Area:  Hull York Medical School
    Department:  Hull York Medical School
    Salary:  £33,519 to £38,833 per annum
    Post Type:  Full Time
    Closing Date:  Tuesday 06 February 2018

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Data Manager to join the Hull Health Trials Unit (HHTU) during a period of expansion at the University of Hull. HHTU forms part of a major investment by the University in a Health Campus and the establishment  of an  Institute  for Clinical and Applied  Health Research  (ICAHR).

    HHTU has the ambition to support high quality, high impact health research, leading on the design, conduct and analysis of national multi-centre research. The establishment of HHTU will consolidate existing expertise, and accompanied with new investment in leadership, management and infrastructure  will develop a  unit with  a  clear pathway to  becoming a  UK Clinical Research Collaboration  (UKCRC) Registered  Clinical  Trial Unit.

    Reporting to the HHTU Director and Information Systems Manager, you will lead the data management team and be responsible for the ongoing design, management and maintenance of database systems for recording clinical trial data.  You will develop clinical trial databases, Case Report Forms (CRFs), Data Management Plans (DMPs) and implement data validation and quality control procedures for individual trials in accordance with current regulatory requirements and best practice guidelines.

    We are seeking an enthusiastic and creative individual, who will be able to work flexibly and contribute to the further development of HHTU, leading on data management in the unit. You will work closely with a variety of internal and external stakeholders including investigators, statisticians and trial managers.

    To discuss this role informally, please contact Judith Cohen, HHTU Director, T 01482 463382, E judith.cohen@hyms.ac.uk

    For the job details please following the link http://jobs.hull.ac.uk/HY0196

     

     

  • Assessment and Progression Administrator (HY0194)

    HY0194

    The Assessment and Progression Team (APT) at the Hull York Medical School are central to the overall quality of the student experience.  This is a busy and expanding team who are now seeking to appoint a full-time Assessment and Progression Administrator to provide highly effective support to a wide range of staff and students across multiple sites.

    The Hull York Medical School has a diverse and growing student body with a now well established undergraduate five year MB BS programme, and an increasing range of taught and research postgraduate programmes. As part of the wider Professional Support Services, the Assessment and Progression Team currently provides administrative support for all aspects of assessment across the academic portfolio of the Medical School. 

    The post holder will report directly to the Assessment and Progression Manager, whilst providing assistance to all members of the team to ensure deadlines and workload are effectively managed in this highly demanding environment.

    As part of our commitment to excellence in medical and health education, we undertake on-going review of all of our academic and clinical programmes.This dynamic environment provides an excellent opportunity to reflect on and re-evaluate our structure and function, including the application, use and provision of assessment across the Medical School.

    Based predominantly at the University of Hull, the post holder will develop key working relationships with academic and administrative staff across the Universities of Hull and York, academic staff external to the School, and our partners across the NHS. In order to successfully establish these working relationships, there will be a requirement for occasional travel to the University of York and NHS hospital sites across North and East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire.

    This post requires an able and adaptable team member with good interpersonal skills, excellent written and oral communication skills with experience of Microsoft Office suite and the ability to learn new systems.

    For an informal discussion please contact Alison Pettigrew, Head of Quality and Standards, Tel : 01904 321781 email : alison.pettigrew@hyms.ac.uk 

    For information about the Hull York Medical School visit www.hyms.ac.uk

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  • Associate Director of Primary Care Education

    As part of an ongoing commitment to ensure excellent primary care experience for its students, Hull York Medical School is seeking to appoint a number of Associate Directors of Primary Care Education (ADPCEs). These exciting new roles will replace and build upon the existing Director of Clinical Studies role and play a key part in the school’s developing regional Primary Care Academy. We are particularly interested in recruiting colleagues in the East Riding, Hull, North Lincolnshire and Scarborough areas.

    Working closely with the Director of Primary Care Education and Professional Support teams across HYMS and the local trust, ADPCEs will be responsible for overseeing delivery of HYMS clinical programmes, quality assurance and the development of new placements at practices in their area. They will play a pivotal role in ensuring excellent communications between the School and the teaching placements. 

    At least one ADPCE will be appointed to each CCG area in which practices take HYMS students. We wish to recruit to these posts from senior clinical colleagues in the local primary care community and posts will be available with immediate effect. Successful candidates will be medical practitioners with experience and understanding of NHS structures, procedures and priorities and all appropriate professional and regulatory standards. He/she will have excellent leadership and management skills and a track-record of achievement and quality in medical education. They will also have a postgraduate qualification in medical education or demonstrate an intention to achieve this.

    This post if fixed term for 3 years (Option to extend for a further 3 years) and is 0.2 fte with 4 positions available

    The number of sessions and start date may be flexible for suitable candidates.  Please upload a cover letter and current CV and follow the online application.

    To discuss this role informally please contact Kevin Anderson (Director of Primary Care Education kevin.anderson@hyms.ac.uk)

    The closing date is 22 January 2018

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  • Senior Systems Developer

    We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Senior Systems Developer to join the Business Systems Team at the Hull York Medical School.

    Based predominantly at the University of York campus, the Business Systems Team integrate corporate systems and develop bespoke applications that provide staff and students with facilities to gather, manage and utilise a wide range of data in support of its aims and objectives.

    The primary focus of the role will be to provide senior technical leadership on new and existing development projects. As such, this is very much a hands-on senior role, which will include direct line management of a small development team.

    Examples of projects you would work on and provide technical leadership for include:

    • Overhauling our complex assessment systems
    • Modifications to our bespoke Identity Management System
    • Integrating data from university and third-party systems and creating Management Information reporting tools
    • Timetabling and learning space management
    • Managing user account creation workflows

    Some of the key skills required are:

    • ASP.Net MVC, C#
    • Designing web services
    • Designing relational databases (MSSQL)
    • HTML, XML, Javascript, jQuery
    • Practical experience of development best practice
    • Experience of architecting real-time data integration

    It's important that you are able to quickly understand business processes, and that you can use this knowledge to connect people with existing services, and/or to develop new applications where required.

    We are currently looking to move some significant applications from outsourced development to either in-house development, or to third-party tools so an aptitude for transitioning and improving existing applications would be ideal. A passion for improving working practices, a love of clean code, unit testing, continuous integration, Agile, and familiarity with terms such as YAGNI would all be an advantage.

    The post is full-time (37 hours per week) and available immediately.

    For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Paul Scott, Interim Learning Enhancement and Systems Manager, 01904 321750, paul.scott@hyms.ac.uk.

    The University of York is committed to promoting equality and diversity

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  • Clinical Education Tutors (2 maternity covers)

    Hull York Medical School (HYMS) is looking for two practising clinicians to provide maternity cover on their MB BS programme. You should be passionate about educating the doctors and healthcare professionals of the future. Clinical Education Tutors are a vital part of Phase I (Years 1 and 2) for HYMS undergraduate students.

    As well as an enthusiasm for teaching and developing skills in our students, we are looking for clinicians who will inspire students to achieve their best, both academically and professionally, providing strong role models for their subsequent development.

    Tutors are supported with their tutoring and student support roles. There is a robust programme of training, peer support and observation. Training will be given in both PBL facilitation and clinical skills teaching.

    You will be enthusiastic clinicians who are keen to develop their educational role; many will not already have experience of PBL or higher educational qualifications, but we welcome applications from those who are willing to undertake these.

    Applicants will need to commit to 2 fixed sessions per week, for PBL/Clinical Skills facilitation during the Phase 1 academic term and will be based at either the Hull or the York site. We expect tutors to commit to all dates within the academic terms. Tutors are expected to contribute an additional extra half session/week for preparatory work, paid for within the contract. We also expect tutors to be involved in admissions and assessment activities. Corresponding lighter work is required outside academic terms; the overall annualised commitment is 0.2 FTE.

    This post requires an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

    Job description

    The closing date is Friday 12 January 2018

    To apply

    Informal enquiries maybe directed to Marie Cohen (Director of PBL), marie.cohen@hyms.ac.uk

     

     

  • Director of Health Professions Education Unit

    The Hull York Medical School is seeking to appoint a high-calibre educationalist and researcher in medical/health professions education, with a clear vision to lead our newly established Health Professions Education Unit. The Hull York Medical School (HYMS) brings together the strengths of Universities of Hull and York in the life, clinical, health and social sciences. It works closely with other departments in the Universities and many staff are embedded in jointly managed academic centres in host departments. For this post, the successful candidate will work within the core HYMS leadership team.

    This post represents a new and exciting challenge and so we welcome interest from talented and exceptional academics with a research profile appropriate to the level of application, and a collegiate approach to their work.  The successful applicant will have a track record of high quality research in an area relevant to medical /health professions education and development, and will be expected to grow a research portfolio that has the potential to be recognised internationally and to contribute to the teaching and assessment of HYMS students across its portfolio of programmes.

    The main purpose of the role is to generate new research approaches and to take responsibility for overseeing, developing and promoting innovative teaching and learning approaches. You will lead on the production of research outputs and outcomes, publishing in high impact research in quality journals and generating external research funding.  You will also lead the design, development and delivery of a range of academic modules and undertake effectively a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities.

    Key requirements:

    • PhD in relevant field of study
    • Teaching qualification and/or appropriate level of HEA accreditation
    • Specialist knowledge in medical/health professions education
    • Ability to undertake high-quality research and publish in leading, peer-reviewed journals  
    • Ability to define, lead, manage and attract funds for educational research, operating across disciplinary boundaries
    • Recent and relevant experience of and commitment to teaching and learning at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
    • Demonstrable capacity for creative thinking and planning
    • Substantial recent publication record in leading peer-reviewed journal
    • Evidence of national and/or international collaboration 

    The successful candidate will have a track record in obtaining research funding and will be in a strong position to apply to NIHR and other funding streams. They should have a clear plan for future research in their own field of expertise. We will therefore appoint a candidate who has the drive to develop their research in new directions to respond to regional and national priorities.  They will join us at an exciting juncture in our continued growth and maturity offering an exciting opportunity to put strategic leadership and change management capabilities into action. 

    Combined with a dedication to high-quality teaching and excellent student satisfaction, we are recognised consistently for our family-friendly policies and are proud of our Athena SWAN Silver Award.  

    We value all employees for the qualities and skills they bring to the workplace and aims to be a diverse and egalitarian community in which all can thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

    Informal enquiries should be made to HR Recruitment (email: recruitment@york.ac.uk) Professor Una MacLeod, Dean Hull York Medical School (una.macleod@hyms.ac.uk)

    Salary will be within the range: £49,419—£56,950  a year or Clinical Academic Scale may apply: £51,176 - £103,490 a year. The post is available full time on an open contract.

    Job Description

    To Apply

    Closing date: 21 January 2018. The Interviews will take place in York. 

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