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Dean of Medical Education, Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine, King's College London

King’s College London is Europe’s largest centre for the education of clinicians, dentists and healthcare professionals, with the largest medical student body in the UK. The Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine is looking to appoint to the post of Dean of Medical Education to lead the undergraduate medical education programmes at King’s College London.


The Dean of Medical Education is responsible for the successful delivery of King’s College London’s undergraduate medical education programmes, working with colleagues within the Faculty, in the wider King’s College London community, and in partner NHS Trusts. Reporting to the Faculty’s Executive Dean, the appointee will operate at a strategic level and will establish and enhance their network across King’s and medical schools in the UK and beyond. The appointee will inspire students, staff and partners and will lead in delivering the next generation of physicians who are culturally competent, with global problem-solving mindset, and fully trained to make a positive contribution to clinical practice in the UK and globally.


The Dean of Medical Education is responsible for ensuring that the medical programmes are at the forefront of pedagogical innovations, that learning outcomes are maximised and that medical students’ understanding and expertise in patient care and health are developed both nationally and internationally. Working with colleagues, the new Dean will also play a lead role in the strategic direction and oversight of King’s College London’s international programme in partnership with the Southern University of Science & Technology (SUSTech), and in any future initiatives that expand the delivery of King’s undergraduate medical education.


Candidate Pack




To apply, please send a full curriculum vitae and a covering letter to by close of business on Friday 23 July 2021.


King’s College London values diversity and is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity. The College welcomes expressions of interest and applications from candidates from all communities and diversity of backgrounds.