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? 

Connected people
A range of opportunities

Almost 100 roles for clinical educators in all medical specialties, working across RCSI’s network of 22 teaching hospitals in Ireland.

Funding for courses

Appointees can avail of significant contributions to the cost of participating in clinical courses such as ACLS, IBU and PALS.

Affiliate RCSI Membership

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.

Postgraduate connections

Educational allowances for RCSI doctoral research degrees and masters programmes, as well the RCSI Postgraduate Diploma in Health Professions Education.

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Exam funding

Financial supports are also available on completion of approved Membership, Fellowship and intercollegiate examinations such as MRCS, FRCS and MRCP.

Generous education leave

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
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World rankings

Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023: world number one for good health and well-being.

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.

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Student engagement

ASPIRE Award 2022

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.

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Athena Swan

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.

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