Programme Director MPharm (Associate Professor)

£49,149 to £56,950 per annum (pro rata if part time), together with USS pension benefits if required
28 Jun 2018
15 Aug 2018
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£49,149 to £56,950 per annum together with USS benefits if required.

Main Purpose of the Post

Swansea University Medical School is seeking an experienced, dynamic academic, at Associate Professor level, to collaboratively lead the Medical School through GPhC accreditation and to develop and act as Programme Director for a new MPharm course.

Our aim is to develop a course that will meet the current and future needs of the pharmacy profession, inspire and attract students, meet the requirements of the General Pharmaceutical Council, and serve the needs of the local community. The curriculum will incorporate inter‐professional education, public and patient involvement, enhanced placement learning and clinical skills to form an integrated programme that is at the vanguard of pharmacy education, science and practice. 

It is our ambition to help students become pharmacists who are leaders in their profession, be that through the clinical management of patients, the creation of new medicines or through improved community health.

About the Medical School

The role provides an exciting opportunity to join the newly appointed Professor Andrew Morris, Head of Pharmacy, in Swansea University Medical School, which is a Top 5 UK medical school. Our school provides an interdisciplinary approach, educating and training tomorrow's doctors and life scientists.

The School ranks 1st in the UK for research environment and 2nd for overall research quality and collaborates with industry in a spirit of open innovation.

The academic career profiles are available at:  and these provide indicative performance levels for all academic staff at Swansea University.  This criterion will be used in the recruitment process.

Swansea University Medical School Strategy for growth;
Athena SWAN at Swansea University Medical School; 

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For further information about Swansea Medical School, together with the benefits of working at Swansea University, please see link:

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to;

Click APPLY to be taken to our online application. Unfortunately we do not accept CVs as all applications must be made through our website. 

Closing date: 15th August 2018.

Interview date: 5th September 2018.  Please note that these are provisional dates and may change.