Membership in Orthodontics (MOrth RCSEd)


Applications are invited for the Faculty of Examiners for the Membership in Orthodontics of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MOrth RCSEd). The Faculty of Examiners comprises individuals who can undertake assessment of candidates for the award of the Membership in Orthodontics.

Applicants should normally be a Dental Associate, Fellow or Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in good standing, or be willing to affiliate to the College on approval of their application. Applicants should normally have held a primary dental qualification for a period of not less than ten years. Dental Members/Fellows should have held their College diploma for a minimum of three years and those with an Intercollegiate Specialist Fellowship should have held this for a minimum of one year. 

Training is mandatory for all examiners and will be provided by the College, and in order to maintain examiner status, all appointed examiners have to attend appropriate further training, will be expected to contribute to the question banks and agree to undertake examining duties when invited to do so. Examiners must attend a training course and observe a diet of the examination before being permitted to examine. Successful applicants will be invited to training on approval of their application.

The application form, referee form and criteria, plus the criteria for applicants can be found below, and information on the examination can be found on the College website.

For further details please contact the Dental Examinations Team:

Dental Examiner Recruitment

Exams Section

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Nicolson Street




Tel: +44 131 527 1600

Completed applications should be returned ideally to the email address above by 31 August 2023 at the latest, but ideally at the earliest opportunity. Postal applications will also be accepted if they reach us by the given deadline. Applications will be reviewed by the SAB on 11th September 2023.


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