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Professional Appointments

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is committed to supporting our Membership's professional development. On this page, you will find details of professional opportunities which may be of interest to you and your career.


Regional Dental Adviser Vacancies

As the Regional Dental Adviser (RDA) Network goes from strength to strength we are inviting applications from UK based Fellows to join the Network.

Interested applicants must be Fellows in good standing and hold a substantive Consultant post in a surgical specialty. For more information and to receive a copy of the job description please contact the Outreach Section at outreach@rcsed.ac.uk.


Regional Surgical Adviser Vacancies

As the Regional Surgical Adviser (RSA) Network goes from strength to strength we are inviting applications from UK based Fellows to join the Network. We are recruiting in the locations across the UK and we also welcome interest from Fellows in the specialties of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Plastic Surgery, Paediatric Surgery and Urology.

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Examiner Vacancies

Please visit our Examinations Vacancies page to see our current list of Examiner Vacancies


ESSQ Tutor Recruitment

The Edinburgh Surgical Sciences Qualification, run by RCSEd and the University of Edinburgh is currently recruiting for tutors to mentor and support training surgeons in 40 different countries and at the same time enable the tutor to maintain their knowledge base.

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Lay Reference Network Member

RCSEd is seeking new members to join its voluntary Lay Reference Network. The Lay Reference Network (LRN) exists to provide the College with independent lay advice and perspective on our core activities, and on issues relating to surgery and healthcare

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Lay Advisory Group Member

RCSEd is seeking new members to join its voluntary Lay Advisory Group. The Lay Advisory Group (LAG) exists to provide the College with independent lay advice and perspective on our core activities, and on issues relating to surgery and healthcare.

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Younger Fellows' Committee Member

The RCSEd Younger Fellows’ (YF) Committee would like to invite applicants to apply for the role of RCSEd YF Committee Member. The aim of the YF group is to facilitate younger surgeons of all disciplines to get involved in College life and feedback their opinions on professional issues to Council through the Younger Fellows’ Committee, as well as provide an outlet to discuss frustrations or share success stories with new friends and like-minded colleagues. If you would like to apply for this role, please fill out the attached application form.

Application Form

Terms of Reference


RCSEd Vacancies

Please visit our Work for RCSEd page for information on current job opportunities with the College.


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