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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.

A job description is available below as set out in the Faculty Regulations: Duties of the Secretary – Law 70 and Appendix A.  Interested parties are asked to submit an electronic application, downloadable below.  The appointment shall be made following an interview process and the subsequent approval of Council. The appointed individual to the role should shadow the incumbent Secretary for a period of up to three months, with attendance at least one meeting of Dental Council.

The incoming Honorary Secretary would be expected to attend the October 2018 Activities including the following:

Dental Council + AB/SAB Chairs

Thursday 18 October


Dental Executive with IDAs

Thursday 18 October


Dental Dinner

Thursday 18 October

7.30 for 8.00pm

DC + AB/SAB Chairs + RDAs

Friday 19 October


Dental AGM

Friday 19 October


The closing date for applications is 15:00 hours on Thursday 6 September 2018.  All applications and subsequent correspondence should be via email to l.stuart@rcsed.ac.uk .

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on 27 September 2018.


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