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Clinical Tutor in General Practice, Mayo Medical Academy, Part-Time (0.5FTE), Specific Purpose Contract

The School of Medicine at University of Galway are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced candidate for part-time type A, Clinical Tutor in General Practice in Mayo Medical Academy

The academy will also consider candidates interested in a .25FTE.

The purpose of the post is to support the delivery of teaching to undergraduate medical students, course organisation and assessment of students' competence. In addition, the post-holders will have a prominent role in research and administration. The post would be suitable for work towards a higher degree (MMedSci or MD). The posts will be based in the Castlebar 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, Paediatrics, 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 applicant will be an 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.

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

Informal enquiries may be made to: Dr Michelle Duggan, Mayo Medical Academy; E-mail: [email protected] Or Prof Andrew Murphy, Discipline of General Practice Emil: [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: € 65,554 – € 77,197 pro rata per annum or Clinical Tutor 2: € 78,213- € 95,724. 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 (universityofgalway.ie)) (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 12th July 2024. It will not be possible to consider applications received after the closing date. Interviews are planned for July 2024 with the post commencing in August 2024

Garda vetting will apply.

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

How to apply: 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.

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