The College seeks to appoint a new Remote and Rural Adviser, to lead our programme of work that explores and recognises the breadth of issues in remote and rural practice and addresses issues such as resilience, identity, standards and sustainability.

This exciting role has key responsibilities including the establishment of a new Virtual Reference Group for Remote and Rural Matters, a focus on Education and Training; Quality and Research; Communications; Professional and Policy Developments; Membership Support and the MRCP(UK) Examination. Please see the job description for full details.

Any Fellow in “Good Standing” on GMC register may apply for the role, noting the special responsibilities.

The term of office for this post is 3 years subject to satisfactory annual appraisal.  The post is honorary and reasonable expenses for travel and subsistence will be payable, in line with College policies.


Informal enquiries can be directed to Dr Sue Pound, Vice President (Scotland and Northern Ireland) at s.pound@rcpe.ac.uk should you wish to discuss the role in more detail.

Formal expressions of interest, stating why you are interested in the role and what you would bring to it, accompanied by a CV should be emailed to Lindsay Paterson, Head of Global Engagement at l.paterson@rcpe.ac.uk by 9am on Monday 20 February 2023.

Application Closing Date: 
Monday, 20 February, 2023