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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.


Honorary Secretary, Faculty of Dental Surgery

Closing date for applications: 6 September 2018

The post of Honorary Secretary will become vacant in January 2019 following the retirement of Professor Elizabeth Davenport. Applications for the post of Honorary Secretary are invited. Applicants should be Fellows in good standing with the College. The Secretary shall be appointed for an initial term of three years. The appointee will become an ex-officio member of Dental Council. It is anticipated that the time commitment will average at least one day per week, with the post holder attending key Faculty of Dental Surgery committees and meetings in the College and also working ‘remotely’ from their existing base.

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Dental Educational Advisers

Closing date for applications: 6 September 2018

The Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh wishes to appoint Educational Advisers to assist in development of the Faculty's Portfolio of Educational Activities. Applications are sought from individuals to represent the breadth of activities of the Dental Faculty.

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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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RCSEd Vacancies

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


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