National University of Ireland, Galway

National University of Ireland, Galway

Clinical Tutor/Registrar


Closing in 6 days

Clinical Tutor +/- Registrar Positions - Galway - Various Disciplines, 1 Year Fixed Term Contract

The School of Medicine at the University of Galway are looking for suitably qualified and experienced candidates for a number of fixed term hospital-based Clinical Tutor and Clinical Tutor/Registrar posts commencing in July 2024. The primary purpose of these posts is to support medical students to learn in the undergraduate medical programme, in relevant cognate area and clinical skills and professional development through-out all years of the programme. In addition, the post holder will contribute to assessment, student support, programme evaluation and continuous programme renewal. Learn more about University of Galway Teaching Hospitals

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, • 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.

The School of Medicine has an enrolment of c.1000 students, including many from overseas. University College Hospital, Galway is conveniently located beside the University campus and is the major teaching hospital. Four regional Medical Academies also support the educational requirements of the University students. Successful post holders are assigned to a specific teaching site. The posts advertised here are for our Galway campus. In some cases, rotation between University of Galway sites may be agreed between the staff member and the Head of School.

Contracts will be one year in duration and will be full-time or part-time as per the list below for specific posts. The successful post holder will serve the educational needs of the entire undergraduate medical programme and will be expected to contribute to the delivery of teaching, student support and assessment duties, in the early patient contact and clinical skills elements of Phase 1 (Foundation Year and Year 1MB3) and Phase 2 (Years 2MB3 and 3MB3), as well as to the coordination and delivery of clinical teaching in the final phase of the programme (Years 4MB3 and 5MB3). In addition to the academic and teaching component described; candidates applying for a Combined University of Galway/HSE position (as listed above) should have relevant clinical experience in that area, ideally previous experience (2-3 years post full registration or 1 year at Registrar grade) in the appropriate clinical specialty.

Applicants should stipulate preference in terms of post (as listed below) as part of the application process.

Please see below the discipline/specialty posts available in the School of Medicine: Clinical Tutor & Registrar position • Geriatrics and Stroke Medicine (0.5/0.5 University of Galway/HSE) • Gastroenterology (0.25/0.25 University of Galway/HSE) • Medicine – Nephrology/Rheumatology (0.5/0.25 University of Galway/HSE) • Respiratory Medicine (0.5/0.5 University of Galway/HSE) • Medicine - Neurology (0.25/0.75 University of Galway/HSE) • Pathology - Histopathology (0.8/0.2 University of Galway/HSE)

Clinical Tutor Positions • Cardiology (0.5 University of Galway clinical tutor post) • Medicine - Endocrinology (0.25 University of Galway clinical tutor post) • Medicine - Infectious Diseases (0.25 University of Galway clinical tutor post) • Radiology (0.7 University of Galway clinical tutor post contributing to the undergraduate medical programme and the postgraduate diploma in Multidisciplinary Radiology)

A candidate with suitable qualifications and experience may also be offered multiple posts should the FTE not exceed a 1FTE. Candidates with relevant general practice and sub specialities experience will also be considered.

All Appointments will be conditional on work authorisation validation and active registration with the Irish Medical Council. Further details are available at www. and www.

Informal enquiries in relation to the positions which may arise can be made to:

• Care of the Elderly – Prof Martin O'Donnell at [email protected] • Respiratory - Prof Sinead Walsh [email protected] • Neurology – Prof Tim Counihan [email protected] • Geriatrics and Stroke – Dr Maria Costello [email protected] • Cardiology - Prof William McEvoy at [email protected] • Gastroenterology – Prof John Lee at [email protected] • Medicine (Nephrology/Rheumatology/Neurology)– Prof Matt Griffin at [email protected] • Medicine (Infectious Diseases/Respiratory) – Dr. Andrea Holmes at [email protected] • Pathology – Prof Grace Callagy at [email protected] • Medicine (Endocrine) – Prof Derek O'Keeffe at [email protected] • Radiology – Dr. Alanna Stanley at [email protected]

Queries in relation to the application process may be addressed to [email protected]

Interviews are planned for March 2024

Salary: the appointment will be made on the Clinical Tutor 1 salary scale: €63,078 – €74,280 pro rata per annum or Clinical Tutor 2: €75,257 - €92,107 pro rata per annum. 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 7th March 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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Clinical Tutor/Registrar


National University of Ireland, Galway




February 09, 2024

Application deadline

March 07, 2024

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