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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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Hunter Doig Medal 2018 - applications now open

This silver medal is awarded every second year to a female Fellow or Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh who, in the opinion of Council, demonstrates career potential and ambition. Deadline for applications: 18 May 2018.

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Specialty Advisory Committees (SAC) Vacancies 2018

The JCST is looking for practising NHS Consultants who are committed to surgical training and would like to make a contribution for a number of surgical specialties. Deadline for applications: 3 December 2017.

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Deputy Convener of Examinations

Applications are invited for the post of Deputy Convener of Examinations for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. The Deputy Convener of Examinations will work closely with, and report to, the Convener of Examinations and to the Office Bearers, through the Vice President with responsibility for Examinations.

The post-holder will be expected to represent the College on a number of intercollegiate Committees. Examinations are conducted internationally and in the UK and some overseas travel will be required.

The closing date for completed applications is 24 November 2017.

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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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Professional Clinical Adviser (General and Orthopaedic surgeons) to Scotland’s Ombudsman

The SPSO is seeking additional Professional Advisers to provide verbal and written advice to the Ombudsman and investigating staff. You will comment on cases being reviewed and ensure findings and conclusions contained in reports are consistent and based on a good and contemporary understanding of clinical issues. You may also be invited to provide support and development to our staff and to represent the Ombudsman’s office externally.

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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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