Vacancy: Chair of the MRCP(UK) Part 1 Examining Board

10 Dec 2019

The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK is seeking to appoint a new Chair of the MRCP(UK) Part 1 Examining Board.

The successful applicant will have overall responsibility for the clinical and academic leadership of the Part 1 Examining Board and for the on-going development of the Part 1 Examination in the context of the overall development of the MRCP(UK).

The Chair of the Part 1 Examining Board will advise on issues affecting the academic and quality aspects of the MRCP(UK) Part 1 Examination.

The person appointed will be a Fellow of one of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK, with a license to practise, and practising in a medical specialty. A full list of responsibilities is set out in the job description and person specification for the role.

The Chair of the MRCP(UK) Part 1 Examining Board is expected to commit one session per week to Examining Board matters. The Federation agrees to reimburse the employing Trust or Board for the appointee’s salary (1PA) and associated costs.

Applicants should submit a covering letter outlining their professional training, together with a summary of their commitment to medical education and training, and how their specific expertise relates to the responsibilities of the role along with their CV. The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. Applications and enquiries to: policy.officer@mrcpuk.org.

The closing date for applications is 13 January 2020.

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