RCSI clinical lecturers and tutors
As an RCSI Clinical Educator, you will join a world-leading health sciences university that is globally recognised for excellence in education, research and innovation, and for our positive societal impact.
We provide an exciting environment for committed and talented medical professionals wishing to gain career-enhancing clinical and teaching experience. Clinical educators are critical to the successful delivery of RCSI’s medical curriculum.
Why join RCSI as a clinical educator?
Almost 100 roles for clinical educators in all medical specialties, working across RCSI’s network of 22 teaching hospitals in Ireland.
Appointees can avail of significant contributions to the cost of participating in clinical courses such as ACLS, IBU and PALS.
Surgical lecturers and tutors may also access a range of ‘member-only’ services aimed at supporting and supplementing their personal, practical, academic and professional development.
Educational allowances for RCSI doctoral research degrees and masters programmes, as well the RCSI Postgraduate Diploma in Health Professions Education.
Financial supports are also available on completion of approved Membership, Fellowship and intercollegiate examinations such as MRCS, FRCS and MRCP.
RCSI clinical educators can apply for up to 14 days of annual study leave for the completion of clinical courses and professional examinations.
Career development programme
The RCSI career development programme is open to all clinical educators during their employment with RCSI. This programme offers multiple career development supports to this group including:
- Mentoring from a clinician mentor in their field of interest
- CV/résumé masterclasses and one-to-one reviews
- Interview skills training and one-to-one mock interviews
- Careers talks in medical specialties of interest
- Team reflexivity workshop
- Suite of career tools and resources in RCSI Moodle Career Development Hub
RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences has ranked number one in the world for United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 3 – Good Health and Well-being – in the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings 2023, recognising universities for their social and economic impact.Read more
RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences was recently recognised by the ASPIRE programme for our excellence in Student Engagement. This acknowledges our efforts to prioritise the student voice and put it at the centre of all our decisions.Learn more
"The lecturer and tutor roles are opportunities for you to enhance and grow your career in a supportive environment. No matter what your ultimate career choice, our focus is on success in your career."
"RCSI has been instrumental in not only providing me with the essential skills for effective education but also in nurturing my personal and professional growth through career development initiatives and a collaborative atmosphere."
"What I enjoy most about this role is the mix and balance between teaching and clinical opportunities. I am able to improve my skills in surgery, while also passing down the knowledge I have gained in the last few years to my students."
"This role provided a broad range of experiences which supported my career development. It certainly prepared me for many of the varied challenges I've already come across in my day-to-day work as a consultant clinical microbiologist."
"The role gives you the chance to invest in your own professional evolution through clinical experience and career development support. I feel very privileged to work with RCSI and be a part of such a supportive community."
In August 2023, RCSI successfully renewed its Bronze Athena Swan Award. Athena Swan is a charter that recognises and celebrates good practice towards the advancement of equality and enables representation, progression and success for all.Find out more