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Glasgow Caledonian University Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
£46,974 - £54,395 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Part Time
7 hours per week


This is a part time (0.2FTE)/fixed term opportunity for 2 years

Glasgow Caledonian University - the University for the Common Good - is a vibrant, values-led, multi-cultural, civic University with a global outlook and strong commitment to delivering social innovation and sustainable development in its education and research Our organisational strategy is aligned with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and our globally recognised researchers advise governments, industry and international bodies. GCU is committed to widening participation and delivering positive outcomes for our students. Guided by our values – integrity, responsibility, creativity and confidence - we transform the lives of the people and communities we serve. 

The School of Health and Life Sciences is committed to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research and knowledge transfer across the disciplines of allied health, nursing and social work, biological and biomedical sciences, psychology and vision sciences. Within this School, the Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences has a vibrant, professional and dynamic outlook and our bioscience degree programmes focus on the hands-on practical skills sought by employers. Graduates from these programmes progress to careers within the NHS, research and in the life science and food industry. The Department is seeking to grow the team to provide specialist clinical support to our students, further enhance its reputation and value to the School and University.

The main purpose of this role is to deliver clinical teaching & learning in Cardiac Physiology to trainee Clinical Physiologists on our BSc. (Hons) Clinical Physiology programme and to mentor and guide students through their clinical training within the NHS. Additionally, the role holder will be responsible for maintaining professional standards, by monitoring the progress and quality of workplace training and providing updates on clinical practice to the programme. The role holder will also act as a link between the University and NHS employers and will be their representative on the programme team.

We are seeking a highly experienced Clinical Cardiac Physiologist with a professionally recognised Practitioner qualification and advanced certification in either pacing or echocardiography who is professionally registered with the Academy for Healthcare Science. Candidates must have extensive experience of working in a senior clinical role with management responsibilities and of clinical teaching and assessment in the field of Clinical Cardiac Physiology.  Additionally, candidates must have sound knowledge of the cardiac physiology workplace training pathway and experience of mentoring trainees through this pathway.  It is also essential that candidates are fully cognisant with the role of the Internal Verifier and have extensive experience of working in this role.


It is desirable that candidates have prior experience as an Examiner for the Professional Body, SCST, to ensure robust standards in clinical training. Additionally, it is desirable that candidates are fully cognisant with the academic structure of BSc (Hons) Clinical Physiology Programme. Ideally, candidates should be available for an immediate start.

If you wish to discuss this post or require further information then please contact Dr. Elaine Gribben (Programme Leader, BSc. Clinical Physiology) email:

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as our values in everything that we do.  As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

Glasgow Caledonian University is committed to a fair and transparent recruitment process that is free from bias so that we can attract and retain a high performing workforce which makes a critical contribution to our success​.

The University holds the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver institution award, which recognises our significant record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality across different disciplines.

As a Disability Confident 'Committed' employer, we are striving to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people. Although the Disability Confident 'Committed' level does not guarantee an interview for disabled applicants, we will make reasonable adjustments for disabled applicants during the recruitment process.

The University also holds the Carer Positive ‘Engaged’ employer award, which recognises our commitment to supporting staff with caring responsibilities.

Glasgow Caledonian University are committed signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).

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  • Scottish Living Wage
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