Clinical Tutor/Registrar

National University of Ireland, Galway
February 15, 2024
Offerd Salary:€75,257
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Clinical Tutor / Senior Registrar in Psychiatry, Full -Time (0.5FTE/0.5FTE Joint Appointment), Fixed Term

The School of Medicine at the University of Galway are looking for suitably qualified and experienced Clinical Tutor / Senior Registrar in Psychiatry.

The School of Medicine has an enrolment of c.1000 students, including many from overseas. University College Hospital, Galway is conveniently located beside the University campus and is the major teaching hospital.

The purpose of this post is to support the Professor of Psychiatry in the delivery of psychiatry teaching to undergraduate medical students, course organisation and assessment of students' competence. In addition, the post- holder will have a prominent role in research and administration and will undertake clinical duties in the Galway Mental Health Services under the clinical supervision of the Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical Director. The post would be suitable for work towards a higher degree (MMedSci or MD). The post will be based in the Discipline of Psychiatry and the post-holder will carry out the duties of the post under the direction of the Head of the School or of an authorised senior member of the staff of the School. The post-holder will support the undergraduate teaching activities in the School of Medicine specifically in relation to the Psychiatry and Advanced Clinical Skills and Professional Development modules and undertake clinical duties in the Galway Mental Health Services. They will work closely with similar post-holders in the disciplines of General Practice, Paediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynaecology as well as with clinical academic colleagues at University of Galway and its regional medical academies to provide co- ordinated development and delivery of specialist clinical education in the undergraduate medical programme.

The successful applicant will be expected to actively participate in research and be involved in the formation of research collaborations with other academic departments and clinical staff as appropriate. They will also be expected to be involved in supervision of research with undergraduate and postgraduate students. They will ideally have some research and clinical teaching experience. Support will be available, as appropriate, to aid in the development of specialist educational skills. A commitment to quality in teaching will be sought and an outline understanding of medical education theory and practice is essential. They will need to be able to work with colleagues from diverse disciplines.

The successful applicant will be a half-time employee of the University of Galway and half-time employee with the HSE and will be appointed at the appropriate rate on the Clinical Tutor salary scale for one year. The fixed- term post will be effective from 8th July 2024. They will be a registered medical practitioner who has completed their general professional training.

Working at University of Galway School of Medicine You will join progressive and professional teams in the University of Galway, School of Medicine. Learn more about University of Galway Teaching Hospitals We offer excellent career development opportunities and benefits for our Clinical Teaching staff, including: • Supervised hands-on experience in course design, delivery and assessment • Opportunity for professional development in medical education in the form of Diploma or Higher Degree in Medical Education and Health Care Simulation • Exposure and training in a variety of teaching and assessment methods • Opportunities to grow and develop a network in the medical education field • Excellent Opportunity to explore career opportunities in clinical education field • Access to facilities and research at University of Galway • Opportunity to pursue personal research interests in line with the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences strategy • Continued Professional Development • Opportunity to maintain knowledge currency in your discipline • Access to mentoring and coaching from experienced academic staff in the College • Opportunity to work with international student and staff community

Additional information on the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences is available at https: // www. sciences/research/

Information on the University's Strategic Plan is available at: Strategy Straitéis 2020-2025 - University of Galway

Clinical Tutor/ Registrar positions will require the candidate to hold valid IMC registration. www.

For informal enquiries, please contact Prof Colm McDonald, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Galway, [email protected] Dr. Brian Hallahan, Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry, University of Galway, [email protected]

Queries in relation to the application process may be addressed to [email protected] Please see further information on how to apply here: E-Recruit - University of Galway and Guidelines for On-line Applications (

Interviews are planned for late February/early March 2024

Salary: the appointment will be made on the Clinical Tutor 2 scale: €75,257 - €92,107. The relevant salary scale will be determined based on candidate's experience and in accordance with the terms and conditions of the University's Remuneration policy. PP-Remuneration.pdf (This appointment will be made on the Clinical Tutor scale in line with current Government pay policy)

Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) on 15th February 2024. It will not be possible to consider applications received after the closing date.

Garda vetting will apply.

Appointments will be conditional on work authorisation validation. Further details are available at www.

For more information and Application Form please see website: https: // www. Applications should be submitted online.

Please note that appointment to posts advertised will be dependent upon University approval, together with the terms of the Employment Control Framework for the higher education sector.

University of Galway is an equal opportunities employer.

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