Part Time Administration Assistant


Administrative Assistant (P/T)

The Association for the study of Medical Education (ASME) is recruiting for an Administrative Assistant (Part Time) for its central offices in Edinburgh. The role will be for 15 hours/week.

ASME is a charity membership association, with members based throughout the UK and overseas.  We champion and undertake research into medical education through our committee groups and their regular meetings, courses, workshops and conferences, which are attended by an international audience, including our flagship conference, the Annual Scientific Meeting, which is being held in Liverpool next year.

Our Edinburgh office organises these events and provides support to our Board, our Committees/Groups and Special Interest Groups, as well as financial, marketing and website administration.

The role will be supporting our team in providing these services.  Minute taking at Board meetings will also be part of this role and will entail travel within the UK (all expenses are paid).

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced Administrators who can demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Experience working in an Administration role
  • A high standard of written and spoken English
  • Minimum ONC in Office Administration or equivalent
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and good practical working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases is essential
  • Ability to prioritise workload, with a high level of care and attention to detail
  • Able to travel occasionally (usually 3 – 4 times per annum in the UK)
  • Organised and efficient with the ability to multi-task
  • Experience of minute taking is an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Confident and competent to use their own initiative, work autonomously and able to work to numerous deadlines
  • Communicates confidently and professionally with people at all levels
  • Some experience of working with website systems and updating websites an advantage
  • Familiar with Social Media
  • Numerate

The role is a part time staff position with an excellent salary package.

If you would like the opportunity to work in a small, friendly and busy office, please send your CV accompanied with a covering letter outlining why you are interested in this role and what you consider you can bring to ASME to:  [email protected] by 16th February 2020.  Please visit our website at: for information on what we do.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Medical Education Editorial Internship

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Medical Education is an international, peer-reviewed, journal with distribution to readers in more than 80 countries. The journal aims to publish material of the highest quality reflecting worldwide or provocative issues and perspectives relevant to health professional education. The contents will be of interest to learners, teachers and researchers. It aims to have a significant impact on scholarship in health professional education and, ultimately, on the quality of health care by prioritising papers that offer a fundamental advance in understanding of practically relevant educational issues. The journal welcomes papers on any aspect of health professional education.

As part of its emphasis on capacity building for the field the journal will offer three editorial internship positions beginning July 1st 2020.  Interns will be involved in all aspects of the editorial role, working closely with the Editor-in-chief and deputy editors, reviewing and offering recommendations on submitted works, engaging in conversations about electronic and print-based innovations at the journal, and contributing editorials or commentaries on timely issues.  Interns will be selected through a competitive process (outlined below) with some effort made to ensure geographic diversity.

Applicants should anticipate being able to work 1-2 hours per week for the 12-month duration of the internship.  Applicants are also expected to participate in hour-long, monthly meetings which will be held electronically via the internet and, dependent on the location of the successful interns, may well be outside of normal office hours. They should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, formal research training, and a strong understanding of the field of health professional education and health professional education research.  An allowance of £300 will be made available for any expenses incurred.  In addition, registration to the ASME Annual Scientific Meeting will be paid in the July following the successful completion of the internship.

To apply, the following materials should be sent to the editorial office ([email protected]) by April 1, 2020. 

  1. An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae
  2. A 250 word biography
  3. A 250 word statement indicating what skills and experiences the candidate brings to the internship
  4. A 250 word statement indicating what impact the internship can be expected to have on the candidate’s career
  5. A 250 word statement indicating what impact the internship can be expected to have on the candidate’s institution, country, or region
  6. A letter of support from the candidate’s employer

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Social Media Associate Editor - could it be you?


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We are looking for a Social Media Associate Editor for Medical Education/The Clinical Teacher

  • Do you want to make a difference in the world of medical education?
  • Do you have a passion for social media?
  • Do you want to join a progressive, enthusiastic team?

Then this is the job for you…

ASME and Wiley are keen to bring new and exciting content to our thousands of readers on Social Media and to explore new platforms to engage our audience.  To support this ambitious project we wish to appoint a motivated and creative individual to the role of Social Media Associate Editor.

This new role would help develop a social media strategy for Medical Education and The Clinical Teacher and have a key influence on new initiatives to develop and promote these journals on all types of social mediaWe are looking for an imaginative thinker with a passion for social media who wishes to make a genuine difference in the world of medical education.

The post would require a time commitment of approximately 2-3 hours/week for which an annual honorarium would be paid including free subscription to The Clinical Teacher and Medical Education.

In order to apply for this post please submit:

o a current cv

o a personal statement describing your suitability for the post (max 250 words)

o Your first Tweet if you were successful in obtaining this post

Job description available here

Applications should be sent to the editorial office at [email protected]  

Closing date for applications: 31st January 2020

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