St. George's Vacancy - Clinical Tutor

St George's International School of Medicine Ltd

Please note this vacancy being advertised on behalf of our partner Institution, St. Georges International School of Medicine. The details of the role and how to apply can be found below. For further information about St. George’s, including detail of employment information etc. can be found on their website

Job Title:                  Clinical Tutor

Location:                 Newcastle upon Tyne

Hours:                      Full Time

Salary:                      Competitive

Contract Period:     Contract periods are for twelve months, from 1 July to 30 June, and can be extended for a maximum of five contract years, subject to annual review terms and conditions.

Work Pattern:         Monday – Friday

Employer:               St George’s International School of Medicine Ltd

Job Summary:

St. George’s University (Grenada, West Indies) invites applicants for a full-time Clinical Tutor position in the St George’s University of Grenada School of Medicine/ Northumbria University MD4 Programme located in Newcastle in the UK.

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 St George’s University of Grenada School of Medicine/ Northumbria University MD 4 Programme. 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.  This is a defined workplace pension scheme in the UK 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 (

St. George’s University School of Medicine is an internationally recognised institution, attracting students from over 80 nations and boasting a new campus with state-of-the-art facilities. The School offers a unique opportunity to work in a stimulating multicultural environment (, alongside a dedicated faculty and a highly-motivated student body.

St George’s University of Grenada School of Medicine/ Northumbria University MD 4 Programme is a joint venture between St George’s University (SGU) School of Medicine (Grenada) and Northumbria University.  In essence the MD4 programme 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 programme 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.

To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to Jo Smith,

Please note this vacancy will close on 02/04/2020