Vacancies: Vertical Theme writers/developers

Vertical Theme writers/developers wanted: Service Learning – Informatics – Prescribing We are seeking to recruit writers/developers to contribute to the setting up of Vertical Themes within the four year curriculum of Scotland’s first graduate-entry medical degree. The Vertical Themes represent key areas where ScotGEM will focus students on developing particularly advanced skills, including important transferable skills key to academic practice …

Developing an individual-based mathematical model for antibiotic resistant bacteria in urinary tract infections

Antimicrobial resistance is an increasingly serious threat to global public health. New resistance mechanisms are emerging and spreading globally, threatening our ability to treat common infectious diseases, resulting in prolonged illness, disability, and death. Multidisciplinary research into antimicrobial resistant infections will allow the knowledge and expertise of several important fields to be amalgamated, with a greater chance of progress in …

Case writers wanted

We are seeking to recruit generalist (GP) case writers to contribute to Scotland’s first graduate-entry medical degree. Case-based Learning The first two years of the ScotGEM curriculum will adopt a case-based learning approach to trigger students’ learning. This will require the creation of a bank of clinical cases. The cases will require expert clinical input viewed both from a generalist …

Investigating Regulation of Transcription/Translation in Prostate Cancer

We invite enquiries from qualified and highly motivated applicants for a 3 year PhD studentship comprising of tuition fees (Home/EU) and stipend. Background Approximately one in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer (PCa) in his life, while a substantially higher proportion of men would show evidence of PCa under histopathological examination. For many, the disease will cause no …