Clinical Tutor in Medicine – Donegal Medical Academy, Part-Time (0.50FTE),
Specific Purpose Contract
The School of Medicine at University of Galway are looking for a suitably
qualified and experienced candidate for a part-time, fixed term Clinical Tutor
in Medicine (0.50 FTE) commencing November 2022 at the Donegal Medical
Academy in Letterkenny to cover a period of leave. The academy will also
consider candidates interested in a .25FTE
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 delivery of 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. The post would be suitable for work towards a
higher degree (MMedSci or MD). The post will be based in the Letterkenny
Campus and the post-holders will carry out the duties of the post under the
direction of the Head of the Academy 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. They will work closely with similar post-holders in the
disciplines of Psychiatry, Primary Care, Paediatrics, Surgery and Obstetrics
as well as with clinical academic colleagues at NUI Galway to provide co-
ordinated development and delivery of specialist clinical education in the
newly revised 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 0.5FTE employee of the University of Galway
and will be appointed at the appropriate point on the Clinical Tutor salary.
They will be a registered medical practitioner who has completed their general
Informal enquiries may be made to:
Medicine: Prof Vera Keatings, Dean of Letterkenny Medical Academy; E-mail:
Appointments will be conditional on work authorisation validation and
registration with the Irish Medical Council where applicable. Further details
are available at www. dbei.ie
and www. medicalcouncil.ie
Clinical Tutor/ Registrar positions will require the candidate to hold valid
Information on the University's Strategic Plan is available at:
https:// www. nuigalway.ie/strategy2025/
Appointments will be made on the Clinical tutor 1 salary scale: € 58,567 – €
68,968 per annum or Clinical tutor 2: € 70,533 - € 86,375 (pro rata for part
time/ shorter term roles)
The relevant salary scale will be determined based on candidate's experience
(This appointment will be made on Clinical tutor scale in line with current
Government pay policy)
(For pre 1995 public sector entrants in Ireland, the D class Salary rates
Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) on
13-OCT-2022. 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. dbei.ie
For more information and Application Form please see website:
https: // www. universityofgalway.ie/about-us/jobs/ Applications should be
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.