Lecturer Above the Bar, Medical Education

On Application
24 March 2017
04 May 2017
Position / level
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer Above the Bar, Medical Education

0.5 FTE - 2 Permanent Posts

The Undergraduate Medical Curriculum has undergone major restructuring. The 5 year course is now integrated and systems based and student numbers have also increased substantially. Approximately a third of our annual intake is from outside the EU. The curriculum is delivered at the central hospital sites of University Hospital Galway and Merlin Park University Hospital in Galway and in addition at a number of new regional Medical Academies located at Sligo University Hospital, Letterkenny University Hospital, Mayo University Hospital and Portiuncla Hospital. In addition there are expanding clinical placements in General Practice.

The proposed new posts of Lecturer Above the Bar in Medical Education (0.5 FTE) will be an appointment to the School of Medicine and will cross all clinical disciplines. The post holder will help to design and coordinate the delivery of teaching to undergraduate medical students under the supervision of the Head of School in consultation with the Director of the Undergraduate Medical Programme.

The successful applicant will have a medical degree and will have completed a postgraduate qualification in medical education.

The successful candidate will contribute to teaching and supervision of both undergraduate medical students. Other duties will include assessment and scholarly contributions to medical education.

The successful candidate will have an emerging track record in research and publication and will be expected to contribute to the research agenda of the School of Medicine.

Applications are invited for an appointment as Lecturer (Above the Bar) in Medical Education at NUI Galway.

For informal enquiries, please contact Prof Gerard Flaherty, Email gerard.flaherty@nuigalway.ie +353 (0)91 495469 

(This appointment will be made on the Lecturer (Above the Bar) scale in line with current Government pay policy)

Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) on Thursday, 4th May 2017. It will not be possible to consider applications received after the closing date.

For more information and Application Form please click APPLY.

 Applications should be submitted online.

Please note that appointment to posts advertised will be dependent upon University approval, together with the terms of the Employment Control Framework for the higher education sector.

National University of Ireland Galway is an equal opportunities employer.