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Clinical Tutor in Psychiatry, Sligo Medical Academy, Part-Time (0.50FTE), Specific Purpose Contract

The School of Medicine at the University of Galway are looking for suitably qualified and experienced Clinical Tutor in Psychiatry for Sligo Medical Academy based in Sligo. This post is part-time (0.5FTE) specific purpose to cover a period of leave.

You will join progressive and professional teams in the University of Galway, School of Medicine. Learn more about University of Galway Teaching Hospitals

The post holder will undertake undergraduate clinical teaching, examination and participate in research activities affiliated with University of Galway, and research in psychiatry at Sligo Medical Academy.

The post holder will be a registered medical practitioner. A higher specialist and a teaching qualification are desirable. The post holder will have completed basic specialist training in psychiatry or general practice, and have passed or be close to passing the MRCPsych or equivalent. The post holder will have broad clinical and teaching experience, together with excellent organisational and communication skills. The successful candidate will work half-time (0.5FTE) as a Clinical Tutor.

The post holder will play an important role in the undergraduate medical teaching programme of University of Galway at the Sligo campus. The post holder will work closely with similar postholders in the disciplines of Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology and General Practice 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 post holder 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.

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 will require the candidate to hold valid IMC registration. www.

For informal enquiries, please contact Prof Geraldine McCarthy, Academy Dean, Sligo Medical Academy [email protected] 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]

Interviews are planned for late June 2024

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. QA321-Updated-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 13th June 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 see further information on how to apply here: E-Recruit - University of Galway and Guidelines for On-line Applications (

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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