medicine lecturer




Medicine lecturers are subject professors, teachers, or lecturers, and often doctors who instruct students who have obtained an upper secondary education diploma in their own specialised field of study, medicine, which is predominantly academic in nature. They work with their university research assistants and university teaching assistants for the preparation of lectures and of exams, for grading papers and exams, for leading laboratory practices, and for leading review and feedback sessions for the students. They also conduct academic research in their respective field of medicine, publish their findings and liaise with other university colleagues.

Alternative label

  • lecturer in medicine

  • medicine lector

  • clinical lecturer

  • medicine docent

  • higher education teacher of medicine

  • university medicine lecturer

  • clinical lecturer in medicine

  • instructor of medicine

  • lecturer of medicine

  • professor of medicine

  • medicine teacher

  • medicine professor

  • university teacher of medicine

  • lecturer in medical education

  • university lecturer in medicine

  • medicine instructor

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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