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Head of MBChB

Do you have the skills and creativity to lead our MBChB programme as we strive to continually evolve to deliver an outstanding experience for our students, and train the future workforce?   


As Head of MBChB, you will be responsible for the management, delivery and quality assurance of the Medicine and Surgery MBChB programme, a flagship undergraduate programme for the University of Leeds. You will ensure that the content, learning objectives, delivery and assessment of the MBChB programme are kept under review, in accordance with the recommendations of the General Medical Council`s (GMC) outcomes framework.


You will play a key strategic and oversight role in the development, promotion, and delivery of the MBChB programme. Working proactively across the School of Medicine, Faculty and University structures as well as the NHS and our other clinical partners, you will identify and develop opportunities for programme improvement. This will include whole-scale curriculum review, with lead responsibility for promoting and monitoring teaching quality assurance, including the student experience, across the MBChB programme.  You will be supported in these activities by the MBChB Deputy Programme Lead.

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

Professor Laura Stroud, Deputy Dean, School of Medicine


Laura Smith, Interim Head of the Leeds Institute of Medical Education and Director of Student Education (Medical Undergraduate Programmes)


As an international research-intensive university, we welcome students and staff from all walks of life and from across the world. We foster an inclusive environment where all can flourish and prosper, and we are proud of our strong commitment to student education. Within the Faculty/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.  

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  Leeds Institute of Medical Education (LIME)
Category:  Academic
Grade:  New Consultant Scale
Salary:  £88,364 to £119,133 p.a.
Working Time:  Available for 60% FTE TO 100% FTE
Post Type:  Full Time/Part Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Thursday 26 January 2023
Closing Date:  Monday 03 April 2023
Reference:  MHIME1179
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  
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