Clinical Tutor

National University of Ireland, Galway


October 13, 2022


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 professional training.

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

Information on the University's Strategic Plan is available at: https:// www.

Salary 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 will apply)

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.

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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