Work with us

We rely on hundreds of physicians to volunteer their time to help deliver our world class examinations and we are always looking for new recruits to join this dynamic and professional team. 

All volunteers are trained through a formal induction programme and receive support from our staff throughout their involvement in the exams. Roles vary to suit interest and time commitments.

Benefits of working with us:

  • Network with colleagues across different specialties
  • Keep knowledge up-to-date
  • Take part in challenging discussions with like-minded colleagues
  • Become involved with the next generation of physicians
  • Shape the future of the profession
  • Gain continuing professional development.

To be eligible, you must be:

  • A member or fellow of one of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom
  • GMC registered with a licence to practise and in good standing
  • Currently involved in training with at least two years' experience
  • Up-to-date with employer appraisal process
  • Up-to-date with equality and diversity training
  • Physicians interested in, but not necessarily expert in, medical assessment.

For more details please see the Remit and Responsibilities document.

How to apply

To register your expression of interest please complete the online form. If you are interested in becoming a PACES examiner or joining one of the Question Writing Groups, more information can be found here:

Current vacancies

To apply for a specific vacancy please fill in the online form or email a copy of your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the post to

Role information Closing date   
Members of MRCPUK Part 1 Standard Setting Group Open ended
Members of Palliative Medicine Standard Setting Group 28 October
Member of the Dermatology Specialty Certificate Standard Setting Group Open ended
Member of Geriatric Medicine Standard Setting Group 18 November 
Members of the Dermatology Specialty Certificate Examination Examining Board Open ended
Member of the Endocrinology and Diabetes Specialty Certificate Examining Board Open ended
Trainee Member of the European Specialty Examination in Nephrology Standard Setting Group Open ended
Members of the Neurology Specialty Certificate Examining Board Open ended
Federation Deputy Medical Director Training (JRCPTB) 21 November
International PACES Medical Director 21 November
IMPACT National Director 28 November
Members of the MRCP (UK) Scenario Editorial Committee (SEC) 9 December