Research Associate in Interdisciplinary Electronic Healthcare Record Skills Education (AB)

University of Manchester


Manchester University delivers a successful and innovative undergraduate healthcare programmes to over 5000 students studying medicine, pharmacy, nursing and midwifery.  Programmes use a hybrid teaching and learning approaches, based on adult learning principles emphasizing experiential learning, subject integration and reflective practice. Many campus courses are reinforced with early clinical experience; later years emphasize learning through clinical placements in the NHS. Developing familiarity and competence in the use of electronic healthcare records is key to professional development and readiness for work as a clinician in 21st century practice. 


We are looking for a talented individual to help pilot the development and delivery of education of interdisciplinary electronic healthcare record skills education. This post is funded via a Pfizer Independent Medical Education Grant and will be supervised by Professor Ang Davies (Director of Digital Transformation in Healthcare Education (School of Health Sciences), and Professor Kurt Wilson (Undergraduate Lead for Final Year & Prescribing and Medicines Safety, MB ChB medical undergraduate programme). 

The successful appointee will work collaboratively with the project leads and a newly established cross-Faculty electronic health record education working group. They will take the lead on development and implementation of pedagogic research, the development of relevant educational materials and provide clear and timely communications to all stakeholders during the project lifespan and disseminate findings across the University and more widely. They will also take the lead in exciting new policy directions to explore the use of authentic deidentified patient records in our teaching.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here .

Blended working arrangements may be considered.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Angela Davies or Kurt Wilson

Email: [email protected] or [email protected]

General enquiries:

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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.

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