Other Vacancies

Palliative Medicine SCE Examining Board Chair

The Association of Palliative Medicine and the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK are seeking to a Chair of the Palliative Medicine SCE Examining Board. Further information and a full list of the post’s responsibilities is set out in the remit and responsibilities of the examining board on the MRCP(UK) website.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Commitment needed:

Applicants should meet the following criteria to be eligible to apply:

  • Hold MRCP(UK) or an equivalent postgraduate diploma, that they are a member or fellow of one of the three Colleges, and that they are registered and in good standing with the GMC
  • Be up to date with their employer’s equality and diversity training, and are up to date with their employer’s appraisal process
  • Be actively engaged in the training of junior doctors within the last two years, and to be up to date as appropriate with National Guidelines, and CPD requirements

How to apply

Applications for the post should be submitted to Rachel Stephenson (policy.officer@mrcpuk.org) by Monday 4 June 2018. This should include the following documents:

  • CV – including contact details, current position, GMC number and College membership
  • Covering letter – outlining your suitability for the role and demonstrating how you meet the eligibility criteria outlined above

Members of the Respiratory Medicine Specialty Certificate Examining Board x2

The British Thoracic Society and the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK are seeking to appoint two members of the Respiratory Medicine SCE Board. The successful applicant will assist the Chair and Medical Secretary in the running of the SCE to ensure that all academic objectives and standards set by the General Medical Council are met; attend annual meetings of the Board, convened to set examination papers; review candidate performance in the most recent diet; assist with the development of the SCE; act on the advice of the MRCP(UK) Management and Policy Board and Examining Boards on policy and academic matters relating to the Examinations; and support MRCP(UK) Central Office on the delivery of the Examinations.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Commitment needed:

Applicants should meet the following criteria to be eligible to apply:

  • Hold the MRCP(UK) or an equivalent postgraduate diploma;
  • be practising as a specialist in Respiratory Medicine, and a member or fellow of one of the three Colleges
  • Be registered with a licence to practise and in good standing on the GMC specialist register
  • Be actively engaged in the training of junior doctors in the UK (or within the last two years)
  • Be up-to-date as appropriate with relevant national guidelines, CPD requirements, employer’s equality and diversity training and appraisal process

This is a non-salaried position though all reasonable expenses and travel costs will be met by MRCP(UK) Central Office in line with the Federation expenses policy. The tenure of board appointments is five years. This is subject to regular attendance at meetings and remaining in good standing with the GMC as these will be monitored

How to apply

Applications for the post should be submitted to Rachel Stephenson (policy.officer@mrcpuk.org) by Monday 4 June 2018. This should include the following documents:

  • CV – including contact details, current position, GMC number and College membership
  • Covering letter – outlining your suitability for the role and demonstrating how you meet the eligibility criteria outlined above

The next Respiratory Medicine Examining Board takes place on the 24 – 25 January 2019 at the Royal College of Physicians of London and the successful applicant will be required to attend.


Member of the Acute Medicine Specialty Certificate Examining Board

The Society for Acute Medicine and the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK are seeking to appoint a member of the Acute Medicine SCE Board. The successful applicant will assist the Chair and Medical Secretary in the running of the SCE to ensure that all academic objectives and standards set by the General Medical Council are met; attend annual meetings of the Board, convened to set examination papers; review candidate performance in the most recent diet; assist with the development of the SCE; act on the advice of the MRCP(UK) Management & Policy Board and Examining Boards on policy and academic matters relating to the Examinations; and support MRCP(UK) Central Office on the delivery of the Examinations.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Commitment needed:

Applicants should meet the following criteria to be eligible to apply:

  • Hold the MRCP(UK) or an equivalent postgraduate diploma;
  • Be practising as a specialist in Acute Medicine, and a member or fellow of one of the three Colleges
  • Be registered with a licence to practise and in good standing on the GMC specialist register
  • Be actively engaged in the training of junior doctors in the UK (or within the last two years)
  • Be up-to-date as appropriate with relevant national guidelines, CPD requirements, employer’s equality and diversity training and appraisal process

This is a non-salaried position though all reasonable expenses and travel costs will be met by MRCP(UK) Central Office in line with the Federation expenses policy. The tenure of board appointments is five years. This is subject to regular attendance at meetings and remaining in good standing with the GMC as these will be monitored

How to apply

Applications for the post should be submitted to Rachel Stephenson (policy.officer@mrcpuk.org) by Monday 4 June 2018. This should include the following documents:

  • CV – including contact details, current position, GMC number and College membership
  • Covering letter – outlining your suitability for the role and demonstrating how you meet the eligibility criteria outlined above

The next Acute Medicine Examining Board takes place on 5 -6 March 2019 at the Royal College of Physicians of London and the successful applicants will be required to attend.


Vacancies on the Specialist Advisory Committees

The Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow is currently seeking one nomination to fill a vacancy on the SAC in the Additional Dental Specialties and one nomination to fill a vacancy on the SAC in Special Care Dentistry.
Nominees should attend SAC meetings twice a year, normally held in March and September, at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Travel expenses will be paid for by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. A brief report of each meeting should be submitted to Dental Council.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Commitment needed:

Applicants should meet the following criteria to be eligible to apply:

  • Current Fellow of this Faculty;
  • Active in postgraduate training and engaged in clinical practice
  • On the Specialist Lists in the Additional Dental Specialties or Special Care Dentistry
  • In good standing with the GDC and not currently under investigation
  • Good knowledge of specialist training within the appropriate Specialty
  • Enthusiastic
  • Pro-active
  • Able to complete term of office before retirement.

The term of office will be for five years, non-renewable

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send in your full CV together with an expression of interest (stating your reasons) to: dental@rcpsg.ac.uk

The closing date for applications is Friday 18th May 2018.


Consultant Endocrinologist to the MRCP(UK) Part 2 Examining Board

MRCP(UK)

The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK is seeking to appoint a consultant Endocrinologist to the MRCP(UK) Part 2 Examining Board.

The successful applicants will assist the Chair and Medical Secretary in the running of the Part 2 Examination to ensure that all academic objectives and standards set by the General Medical Council are met; attend meetings of the Board three times per year, convened to set examination papers; review candidate performance in the most recent diet; assist with the development of the Part 2 Examination; act on the advice of the MRCP(UK) Management Board and Examining Boards on policy and academic matters relating to the Examinations; and support MRCP(UK) Central Office on the delivery of the Examinations.
A full list of the posts’ responsibilities is set out in: The Responsibilities and Duties of Members of the Part 1, Part 2 and Speciality Certificate Examining Boards. In addition a copy of the remit and responsibilities of the examining board can be found on the MRCP(UK) Website

Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Commitment needed:

  • Hold the MRCP(UK) or an equivalent postgraduate diploma
  • Be practising as a specialist in one of the specialty areas (Dermatology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics) and a member or fellow of one of the three Colleges
  • Be registered with a licence to practise and in good standing on the GMC specialist register
  • Be actively engaged in the training of junior doctors in the UK (or within the last two years)
  • Be up-to-date as appropriate with relevant national guidelines, CPD requirements, employer’s equality and diversity training and appraisal process

These are non-salaried positions though applicants should note all reasonable expenses and travel costs will be met by MRCP(UK) Central Office in line with the Federation expenses policy. The tenure of board appointments is five years. Attendance at meetings is monitored and members may be asked to step down if they fail to attend regularly

How to apply

Successful applicants are strongly encouraged to attend the meeting of the MRCP(UK) Part 1 Examining Board takes place on Wednesday 23 May 2018 at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh to observe. They would then formally take up their positions on the Board at the meeting on Tuesday 9 October and Wednesday 10 October 2018 at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.


Appointment of eLearning Lead

Podiatric Medicine Education, Training and Professional Development Board (PM, ETPD Board)

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow wishes to appoint an additional member of the Podiatric Medicine Education, Training and Professional Development Board. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in shaping the educational direction of the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine.

JOB PURPOSE

Working with the Director of Podiatric Medicine Education, the Head of Education and other Board members, to support and guide the delivery of the educational needs of Fellows and Members in clinical practice in the UK and internationally.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Commitment needed:

  • Experience of eLearning (please note that full technical support will be provided)
  • Understanding of education for podiatrists and familiarity with educational concepts
  • A keen interest in education, training and further skills development
  • To assist in the identification of educational events for podiatrists
  • Attendance at PMETPDB meetings
  • Currently in good standing with this College and your employer

Term of office

The term of office for the post will be for a period of three years in the first instance. This term may be extended by a maximum of two years by mutual agreement.

How to apply

Please forward your CV and a covering letter including your experience and interest in this post to:

Jennifer Crozier

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
232-242 St Vincent Street
Glasgow
G2 5RJ

Or by email to Jennifer.crozier@rcpsg.ac.uk.


FRCS Ophthalmology Invitation to Become an Examiner

Would you like to set standards internationally?

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow is seeking to appoint UK-based Ophthalmology Examiners to participate in the Surgical Fellowship Examination in Ophthalmology (FRCS Ophthalmology).

The examination consists of a range of written, orals and clinicals: offered in various centres around the world.

Examiners participate in a range of activities including question writing, standard setting and face-to-face examining - some of which attracts CPD points. Full training is provided.

NHS Consultants of 3 years' standing are eligible. The application form and eligibility criteria are available via the FRCS Ophthalmology Examiner Application Form and Specification

Informal enquiries can be sent to the email below. To apply, complete the application form and submit it with the required references to the email or postal address below. We look forward to hearing from you.

frcs3@rcpsg.ac.uk

FRCS Ophthalmology Team
Examinations and Assessment Unit
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
232-242 St Vincent Street
Glasgow
G2 5RJ
T: 0141 221 6072

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