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Examination Assessors for Tri-Collegiate Dental Specialty Memberships

Applications are invited from enthusiastic and motivated clinicians with demonstrable experience of dental surgery examining to assess examiners for the Tri-Collegiate Specialty Membership Examinations in Oral Surgery, Paediatric Dentistry and Special Care Dentistry of the Dental Faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Royal College of Surgeons of England and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

You should be engaged in (active) clinical/academic practice and be involved in appropriate undergraduate and postgraduate training.  As a minimum, applicants should hold the BDS qualification and have some undergraduate and postgraduate examination experience both for the universities AND for the Royal Colleges.

Applicants must be on the Register of the General Dental Council of the United Kingdom.

There will be a minimum of two diets per year for which you will be required. Assessors will be able to earn CPD points during the assessor training. (Once assessors have completed the training and assessed for two diets, they will be invited to join the Faculty of Examiners).

The application form is available below and should be accompanied by two completed referee forms and a personal statement (of no more than 300 words) of what you would bring to the role of being an assessor.  Please note that, if your application is successful, you will be required to attend for one day of training, renewed approximately every five years. The next training course is scheduled to take place on Monday 17th September 2018.

The full criteria for applicants may be found in the application document.

The closing date for receipt of applications and supporting paperwork will be Friday 6th July 2018.

Completed applications should be returned either by post to the address detailed within the application, or by email to the Tri-collegiate Administrator, Fiona Gibb at f.gibb@rcsed.ac.uk

Whilst your primary specialty will be noted all assessors will be generic to all examinations.


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