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  • Senior Assistant Faculty Finance Manager (HYMS)

    Reference: AF0017
    Campus: Hull and/or York
    Faculty/Area: Chief Finance Office
    Department: Finance
    Salary: £32,959 to £38,183 per annum
    Post Type: Full Time
    ClosingDate: Friday 20 January 2017


    Hull York Medical School (HYMS) is a collaboration between the Universities of Hull and York and the NHS. HYMS operates from both University campuses and within teaching hospitals and medical practices throughout the Yorkshire and Humber region. Having recently celebrated its 10th anniversary, HYMS is a young medical school which is developing a growing reputation for its teaching and research. With a turnover in excess of £25m, the School has ambitious plans for the future. The School’s finance team have a key role in the delivery of our strategy, working in conjunction with the Finance departments at the Universities of Hull and York.

    This post is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated individual to join the School’s finance team and actively contribute to the School through a varied and challenging role. The finance team provides support to HYMS colleagues across all of school’s sites. The post holder will be required to work on both Hull and York finance systems and to uphold the financial regulations and procedures of both parent Universities. The post holder must be willing to work flexibly, both in an independent capacity and as part of a team in a busy and varied environment ensuring all deadlines are met. The post holder will report to, support and work closely with the Faculty Finance Manager.

    The HYMS Finance Team are based at The University of Hull, the team however services the needs of the whole of HYMS. You would therefore be required to spend around 40% of your working week at The York campus. HYMS is a multi-site organisation and the post-holder must be prepared to travel to all HYMS sites as the business need arises.

    During busy periods, particularly over the July/August year end period, you may be required to work flexibly to support the delivery of the finance team’s commitments.

    The post holder will support the Faculty Finance Manager with the review of budgets, variance analysis and forecasting. The post holder will carry out month end, and year end procedures including the preparation of accruals, and will be required to provide financial reports and associated management information to various budget holders and accountable bodies. The post holder will be first point of contact for financial queries from colleagues across the school and parent Universities, and will be the day to day lead on purchasing and financial processing. You will also provide day to day supervision and operational leadership for a team of three finance staff, ensuring work is prioritised and all deadlines are achieved.

    The post holder will be expected to work effectively with the Head of School, Faculty & School Academic Managers, Faculty & School Administrative colleagues and other stakeholders such as Associate Deans, as well as being an integral part of the Faculty of Health Science Finance team.

    Within Faculty Finance, the post holder will be required to provide cover for the other AFFMs as well as deputising for the FFMs when required.

    The post holder should be AAT qualified and working towards ACCA/CIMA or direct equivalent and can demonstrate experience of, and a sound understanding of financial processes, procedures and budgetary requirements. Alongside an active approach to continuing professional development, undertaking training as appropriate for personal and professional development and have a good working knowledge of all MS Office applications, particularly Excel and Word.

    Candidates are asked to upload a CV and Covering Letter.

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  • Learning Enhancement and Support Assistant


    This post offers an excellent opportunity for personal development in acquiring skills and experience in delivering training and support in the use of Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) to Hull York Medical School (HYMS) students and staff. The School is an equal partnership between the universities of Hull and York and operates in association with the NHS in North and East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire, delivering quality medical education at sites throughout the region. The School has a diverse and growing student body, with a now well established undergraduate MB BS programme, and an expanding range of taught and research postgraduate programmes.

    The School is committed to excellence in medical education and is currently in the process of implementing a comprehensively revised and improved curriculum in our MB BS programme. We have re-evaluated our use of Technology Enhanced Learning as part of this review process, allowing us to ensure that we are making the best use of these approaches to support teaching, learning, assessment and administrative activities across all programmes. The post holder will join the award-winning Learning Enhancement and Support Team (based in York) and be expected to contribute to the advice, support and guidance the team provides to the academic teams implementing the new MB BS curriculum and also all existing and future HYMS educational programmes (including short courses, postgraduate programmes, CPD, and research related education and training).

    The Learning Enhancement and Support Assistant will provide support to Hull York Medical School staff and students, responding to queries on the virtual learning environment (VLE) and other supported TEL tools. A key part of this role will be developing guidance documentation and training resources on the supported tools. The post holder will also assist with the evaluation of modules, the management of communication to staff and students, and the organisation of training events for staff across our NHS and university sites. As a partnership between the Universities of Hull and York, HYMS staff employed in a University context are employed either by the University of Hull, or by the University of York. The post of Learning Enhancement and Support Assistant will be an appointment by the University of York, based principally on campus at the University of York.

    The team supports teaching in both university and clinical settings, and occasional travel to partner university and NHS sites is required to develop and support the use of TEL throughout the HYMS student experience (please see job description for further details).

    The closing date for applications is 23 January 2017. Interviews for this post will take place on 17 February 2017 at the University of York.

    For informal discussion please contact Paul Scott, Learning Enhancement and Support Manager, tel: 01904 321752, email:

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  • Professor of Primary Care Research

    Reference: HY0150
    Campus: Hull
    Faculty/Area: Hull York Medical School
    Department: Hull York Medical School
    Salary: Competitive Salary
    Post Type: Full Time
    Closing Date: Tuesday 31 January 2017

    The Hull York Medical School and the Faculty of Health and Social Care at the University of Hull invite applications for the role of Chair in Primary Care Research.  This post will be based in the new Institute for Applied Clinical and Health Research. 

    Now is an exciting time to join the academic community of health researchers in Hull. The Hull York Medical School and the Faculty of Health and Social Care are transitioning into a wider Faculty of Health Sciences which will include a wide range of biomedical and applied health researchers. A £28m University investment to develop a ‘Health Campus’ is in progress, including the prestigious Allam Medical Building, due for completion in summer 2017. This will house a new Institute for Clinical & Applied Health Research, with a significant investment in academic staff and the establishment of strong methods and support infrastructure for researchers, including trials. Our ambition is to make a difference to health and health care in our region (which has considerable social deprivation) and conduct internationally excellent research.

    The successful candidate will play a significant role in leading the development, delivery, support and quality enhancement of primary care research and will lead the design, conduct and dissemination of high quality primary care research in their area of interest.  This role represents a significant opportunity for a leading applied health researcher to develop their work and reputation. We already have a reputation for primary care and community based research and we want to build on this by this appointment. The post is suitable for a clinically qualified researcher (GP, nurse, allied health professional) or a primary health care scientist/applied health researcher. We are developing a research methods hub so would particularly welcome interest from candidates with in-depth expertise in one of the common applied health methodologies.

    The post is offered on a full-time permanent basis. To discuss this position informally please contact:

    Professor Trevor Sheldon, E:  T: 01904 321859

    Professor Julie Jomeen, E:  T:  01482 464581

    Professor Una Macleod, E: T: 01482 463482 

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