This vacancy is closed since the 31 July 2020.

Chair of the MRCP(UK) Part 1 Examining Board

The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK is seeking to appoint a Chair of the MRCP(UK) Part 1 Examining Board.

The successful applicant will have overall responsibility for the clinical and academic leadership of the Part 1 Examining Board and for the on-going development of the Part 1 Examination in the context of the overall development of the MRCP(UK).

The person appointed will be a Fellow of one of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK, with a license to practise, and practising in a medical specialty. A full list of responsibilities is set out in the job description and person specification. The Chair of the MRCP(UK) Part 1 Examining Board is expected to commit one session per week to Examining Board matters. The Federation agrees to reimburse the employing Trust or Board for 1 PA of the appointee’s basic salary and associated costs.

Applicants should submit a brief outline of their professional training, together with a summary of their commitment to medical education and training, and how their expertise relates to the responsibilities of the role and meets the criteria outlined in the person specification (at the end of the job description). The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. Applications and enquiries to:

Dr Benjamin Gillon, Head of Assessment Quality and Policy
+44 (0)20 3075 1465

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 31 July 2020. Dates for interview will be confirmed at a later date and will take place remotely.

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