Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

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Title: Intern Lecturer, Dublin North East/RCSI

Reporting to: Prof Ger Curley, Intern Coordinator

Principle Location: RCSI Smurfit Building, Beaumont Hospital

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) is a private, self-financing, not-for-profit medical and surgical college headquartered in Dublin (Ireland) with global reach through its overseas medical universities and health care centres in the Middle East, the Far East and Africa. Since its foundation in 1784, it has played a leadership role in Irish surgical and medical education. Currently, it operates the largest Medical School in Ireland and provides undergraduate education in Physiotherapy, Pharmacy, and Nursing. In addition to Surgery, it also provides postgraduate training and education in Radiology, Dentistry, Nursing & Midwifery, Sports and Exercise Medicine, Healthcare Management and Leadership, and has an Institute of Research.

RCSI recognises that excellence in research is critical to the quality of its educational activities, its credibility, and, overall, to its mission to enhance human health. Recently, RCSI has implemented a new research strategy that will build upon its strength in translational biomedical and clinical research to deliver transformational, high impact changes in health care. Targeting both Irish national and EU funding, along with increased collaboration with industry, is a major part of the RCSI research strategy. Forging increased collaboration between RCSI PIs and industry is of critical importance to achieving success in this area. RCSI is also committed to provide its researchers with the supports and developmental opportunities to enable them to continuously grow and support their overall career development.

Main Objective:

The principal objective of the post is to participate in the development, direction, teaching, facilitation of the National Intern Training Programme.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contributing to the clinical teaching of the Intern Training Programme.

  • Engage with the ongoing Review of the Intern Year and Curriculum Development

  • Contributing to the assessment of Interns at ward level; including development, delivery and evaluation of these activities and the supervision of Interns who may need remediation.

  • Liaising with heads of department, project leaders for clinical competence and other relevant faculty members in planning, delivering and evaluating teaching programmes

  • Providing resources and communication with Intern groups via the RCSI virtual learning environment

  • Delivering the curriculum at a number of sites e.g. Assigned Hospitals, RCSI Campus St Stephens Green

  • Conducting Research and Quality Improvement in Education in regard to Intern Induction, Preparedness for Practice, Simulation and Procedural Competence

  • Ensuring that all Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland policies and procedures are adhered to.

  • Complying with statutory legislation and Department rules and requirements in furtherance of your own and general staff welfare and safety

  • Representing the best interests of the Department/RCSI at all times

  • Performing such other duties as may be required from time to time.

Person Specification
The successful candidate should have completed at least 1 year of clinical experience post internship


not commenced on a Specialist Registrar Programme


possess and demonstrate the following:

  • Evidence of registration with Irish Medical Council

  • Previous experience using E-learning/VLE systems would be an advantage.

  • Previous experience of teaching and assessing students in an academic environment is desirable

  • Previous experience in research is desirable

  • A keen interest in lecturing and interacting with students

  • Excellent communication skills

Application Process

Please apply online with your CV and Cover Letter before 5.30pm on the closing date

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