MBChB Assessment Lead Year 3

University of Leeds


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Overview of the Role

Assessment leads in the School of Medicine provide the academic lead for assessment in their Year of the MBChB programme. 

There is an Assessment Lead associated with each of the five years of the MBChB programme.   The key responsibilities of this leadership position are:

  • The management, delivery, and quality assurance of the summative end of year assessments, in accordance with University and GMC requirements.
  • Innovation and scholarship in assessment for undergraduate medical degrees, in accordance with higher education standards of excellence (e.g. Teaching Excellence Framework).

The Assessment Lead contributes to year-level MBChB management meetings, working with the Year Heads, Academic Sub-Dean and ICU Leads.  

This role has both operational duties, organising examinations in accordance with University and School of Medicine regulations through membership of the year-level MBChB course management meetings, and elements of strategic development through membership of the MBChB assessment committee. 

Assessment Leads are responsible to the MBChB assessment lead, who is then accountable to the MBChB programme lead, and then the Head of Assessment for the School of Medicine and the Dean of Medicine.

You will be expected to play an important role in ensuring the delivery of assessment that recognise the significance of health inequalities that exist within our society and promote a culture of equality diversity and inclusion.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Dr Jennifer Hallam, Associate Professor of Assessment and Psychometrics and Head of Assessment- School of Medicine

Email: [email protected]

Additional Information
Working at Leeds 

We are a campus based community and regular interaction with campus is an expectation of all roles in line with academic and service needs and the requirements of the role.  We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements. To find out more about the benefits of working at the University and what it is like to live and work in the Leeds area visit our Working at Leeds information page. 

Our University  

As an international research-intensive university, we welcome students and staff from all walks of life. We foster an inclusive environment where all can flourish and prosper, and we are proud of our strong commitment to student education.  Within the School of Medicine we are dedicated to diversifying our community and we welcome the unique contributions that individuals can bring, and particularly encourage applications from, but not limited to Black, Asian, people who belong to a minority ethnic community; people who identify as LGBT+; and disabled people. Candidates will always be selected based on merit and ability. 

Information for disabled candidates

Information for disabled candidates, impairments or health conditions, including requesting alternative formats, can be found on our Accessibility information page or by getting in touch with us at [email protected]

Location:  Leeds – Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  Leeds Institute of Medical Education (LIME)
Category:  Clinical
Off grading structure

£93,666 to £126,281
per annum pro-rata
Working Time:  20% FTE
Post Type: 

Part Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (Available for 36 months)
Release Date:  Wednesday 13 September 2023
Closing Date:  Wednesday 04 October 2023
Reference:  MHIME1194
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