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Head of Quality Assurance and Governance, Professor of Medical Education

Queen Mary University of London
Whitechapel, London (Greater)
Closing date
22 Aug 2022

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This is an exciting opportunity for an established academic to lead the QA and Governance for a historic MBBS programme with an international reputation for excellence.  The post holder will join the senior leadership team of one of the largest medical schools in the UK, with home and international campuses and an exciting portfolio of healthcare courses including apprenticeships.

You will have knowledge of QA models and experience of reporting processes to internal and external regulatory bodies. Knowledge and experience of University, and preferably GMC, student governance requirements, academic regulations and development and implementation of policies.
The Institute of Health Sciences Education is committed to delivering the highest quality training and through academic excellence and vital partnerships, we prepare the next generation of doctors and healthcare professionals to fulfil their potential.

About Queen Mary
At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Whitechapel Campus in London with hybrid working, full time, permanent appointment, with an expected start date of August 2022.  

Clinical academic on the 2003 honorary consultant contract scale/SAGP 2003 honorary consultant.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.
Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Arunthathi Mahendran at 

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 3 weeks 

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter. 

The School of Medicine and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.

The School of Medicine holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award.  We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.
Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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