Clinical Tutor

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 30 Sep 2019

Clinical Tutor
St George's International School of Medicine Limited
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St. George’s University (Grenada, West Indies) invites applicants for a full-time Clinical Tutor position in the Keith B. Taylor program located in Newcastle in the UK. The program is co-hosted with our partner institute Northumbria University.

Applications are sought from Medical graduates who want to enter the academic side of medicine or for those who are waiting to take licensing exams as it provides both useful materials and time for study.

The Clinical Tutor position will be responsible for running practical and small group sessions in the Basic Medical Sciences, Histology and Cell Biology, Anatomy, Medical Biochemistry, Physiology and Neuroscience component of the St George’s University Medical degree at the Keith B Taylor Global Scholars Programme (KBTGSP).  The postholder will be accountable to the Discipline Manager of each subject as well as the Assistant Dean. 

Clinical Tutors are expected to hold review sessions with students, so flexibility to fit in with the student timetable is essential. Other duties of the role are to attend and assist in Orientation and Convocation at the beginning of each term and proctoring of examinations where required.

In addition to running practical and small group sessions, Clinical Tutors are expected to study for examinations necessary to further their medical careers e.g. the GMC PLAB examinations and the USMLE; research activity is also encouraged.  Exceptional Clinical Tutors may be selected for a Clinical Faculty track at St George’s University.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have the minimum of a basic Medical Degree MBChB, MBBS, or equivalent.  Preferably you will have completed at least one year’s internship and one further year of supervised clinical training and hold a UK visa enabling you to work in the UK for at least one year (unless a UK or EU citizen).


Successful applicants will be offered a competitive salary and will automatically be enrolled on to the National Employment Savings Trust pension scheme in line with the government workplace pension reform under the pensions Act 2008.

Review of applicants will begin and will be ongoing until the position is filled.  For inquiries about the position, please contact Mrs Jo Smith (

The Keith B. Taylor Global Scholars Programme (KBTGSP), a joint venture between St George’s University (SGU) School of Medicine (Grenada) and Northumbria University.  The KBTGSP is the First Year of Basic Sciences of SGU’s MD programme from which students progress to Year Two Basic Sciences in Grenada (and subsequently to clinical rotations in Years three and four in either the USA or the UK).

The KBTGSP was founded in January 2007 and is taught jointly by SGU and Northumbria faculty members.  Over 1600 students have successfully completed the program and over 900 of these students have graduated as MDs, with the rest currently completing their degrees.

The subjects taught in First Year Basic Sciences are Anatomy, Histology and Cell Biology, Medical Biochemistry, Medical Physiology, Neuroscience, Medical Genetics, and Behavioural Science in a systems based-curriculum.

Applicants should contact Jo Smith @ via e-mail in the first instance with a covering letter and CV, 



Please note this vacancy will close on 30/09/2019

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