Clinical Tutors - Sligo Medical Academy, 2 Part-Time Positions Available (0.25FTE Paediatrics & 0.50FTE General Medicine)
The School of Medicine at the University of Galway are looking for suitably qualified and experienced candidates for two Clinical Tutor posts in Sligo Medical Academy commencing in January 2024. The successful candidates will join progressive and professional teams based in the University of Galway, School of Medicine.
The purpose of these posts 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 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 Sligo 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, Surgery and Obstetrics as well as with clinical academic colleagues at University of Galway to provide co- ordinated development and delivery of specialist clinical education in the newly revised undergraduate medical programme.
The successful applicants 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 applicants will be a 0.25FTE (Paediatrics)/0.5FTE (General Medicine) 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.
Working at University of Galway School of Medicine 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
Clinical Tutor Positions • Post 1: 0.25FTE Paediatric Clinical Tutor, Fixed Term until 7th July 2024 • Post 2: 0.5FTE General Medicine, Specific Purpose Contract
All Appointments will be conditional on work authorisation validation and registration with the Irish Medical Council. Further details are available at www. dbei.ie and www. medicalcouncil.ie
Informal enquiries in relation to the positions which may arise can be made to:
• Sligo Medical Academy – Prof. Geraldine McCarthy at [email protected]
Queries in relation to the application process may be addressed to [email protected]
Salary: the appointment will be made on the Clinical Tutor 1 salary scale: €63,078– €74,280 per annum or Clinical Tutor 2: €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. https: // www. universityofgalway.ie/media/financialaccounting/financialaccountingoffice/QA321-Remuneration- and-Payroll.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 30th November 2023. 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 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.