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Opportunities to get involved in the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

Is your expertise needed?

We are often asked to nominate doctors to join external working groups, committees and organisations to represent the College's views or provide specific medical expertise.

From time to time, we also have clinician vacancies within our own organisation such as Director roles, committee vacancies and clinical leads for new initiatives. 

Here you will find a record of vacancies and opportunities that have been advertised by RCPI since July 2019.

Applications to become Trainers 

As well as the opportunities listed below, we also welcome applications from doctors seeking to become Trainers.

Would you like to represent us in the future?

We welcome input from our membership. If you would like to be considered for a representative role in a specific area, please let us know.


Want to represent RCPI on external working groups and committees? Let us know what specific areas you would like to provide expertise on. If an opportunity in this area arises in the future, we will consider you for this role. In your email, please specify the experience and qualifications that make you an ideal candidate.

Record of vacancies and opportunities advertised by RCPI since July 2019.

Applications sought for the role of Director of Examinations, Institute of Medicine, RCPI

Apply by Friday, 30 October 2020

Applications are being sought for the role of Director of Examinations, Institute of Medicine, RCPI. This person will provide the leadership necessary for the Institute of Medicine to ensure continued and enhanced strategic management and development of postgraduate examinations nationally and internationally.

Applications sought for the role of Registrar at RCPI

Apply by 25 September, 2020

As part of our commitment to improving education, training and assessment of doctors and healthcare professionals, we are seeking to recruit a suitable candidate to lead the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland in these areas in the role of Registrar. The Registrar will lead RCPI in its goal of becoming a leader in postgraduate education and training, including examination and evaluation.

Call for Expressions of Interest – NOCA Peer Review Panel

Apply by 29 May 2020

The National Office of Clinical Audit (NOCA) is establishing a panel of external peer reviewers for its annual reports. External peer reviewers will review the annual report from national clinical audits governed and managed by NOCA. This is open to healthcare professionals who have an interest in audit and the clinical specialty covered in the audit. Click here to open the application form - A Word document will download onto your computer.

Expressions of Interest sought for RCPI Fellow to join the Governance Committee of NOCA National ICU Audit

Apply by Friday 15 May 2020

We are inviting expressions of interest from RCPI Fellows (in good standing) for nomination to the National Office of Clinical Audit (NOCA) National ICU Audit Governance Committee for a three year term as the RCPI representative.

Expressions of interest sought: Join the Institute of Medicine Board

Apply by Friday 10 January 2020

The Institute of Medicine Board will be established in January 2020 and we are inviting expressions of interest from RCPI Fellows in Medicine to become Members of the Board. Applications are invited from Fellows in all Medicine specialties except Respiratory Medicine, as this specialty is already sufficiently represented on the Board at this time.

Applications sought for National Clinical Lead for the National Heart Programme

Apply by 18 December 2019

Applications are currently being sought for a National Clinical Lead for the National Heart Programme. This person will be responsible for the oversight and the development of the National Heart Programme, providing leadership and guidance. Those interested are asked to submit a cover letter and CV to clinicalleads@rcpi.ie by 12 noon on Wednesday 18 December 2019.

Applications invited for the role of Dun’s Librarian at RCPI

Apply by 13 December 2019

The Dun’s Librarian is responsible for overseeing all matters relating to the RCPI Heritage Centre. They will develop the strategy for the Heritage Centre in close collaboration with the Keeper of Collections. They will be an advocate and spokesperson on behalf of RCPI in raising awareness of our historic collections and their ongoing development.