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.

Click below to learn more about each of our Professional Appointments and any current closing dates:


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 all regions across the UK for succession planning but in particular Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland, London, Kent, Surrey & Sussex, East Midlands and Yorkshire. We also welcome interest from Fellows in the specialties of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Paediatric Surgery and Urology.

For more information, email Una Curran in the Marketing and Communications Team at outreach@rcsed.ac.uk.

To view the list of current RSAs read more.


RCSEd International Surgical Ambassador Vacancies

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is adding to its network of International Surgical Ambassadors (ISAs). This is an exciting opportunity to become a key part of a network of ISAs engaged in promoting the College worldwide. Our current ISAs can be found here.

Applications close on Monday 6 May at 09:00 local UK time.

For more information and to apply, click here.


RCSEd International Dental Ambassador Vacancies

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is adding to its network of International Dental Ambassadors (IDAs). This is an exciting opportunity to become a key part of a network of IDAs engaged in promoting the College worldwide. Our current IDAs can be found here.

Applications close on Friday 31 May at 11:59 local UK time.

For more information and to apply, click here.


Dental Ambassador Network

Following a recent review of our networks, we will be changing the composition and duties of our regional representatives, encompassing support for the whole dental team. We are now recruiting for a network of Dental Ambassadors.


Examiner Vacancies

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


Edinburgh Surgery Online 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.

Read more.


Research and Grants Scoring Panel Membership Opportunity

The College is currently seeking working clinicians, academics and researchers from a range of specialities, to join our Research and Grants Scoring Panels. Scoring Panel Members, under the Governance of the Research Committee, assess research proposals from applicants who are applying for funding from the College’s wide Research and Grants portfolio. Through this work, Scoring Panel Members will contribute to medical innovation and research, which in turn contributes to improved patient outcomes and experiences. 

Read more.


RCSEd Vacancies

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


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