The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) is seeking
expressions of interest from suitably qualified and interested
persons who are not surgeons to become members of the specialty
training boards, which have the delegated authority to regulate
training within the relevant specialty.
An external member is also sought for the Board of Surgical
Education and Training (BSET), which the specialty training boards
report to and also to the committee which assesses International
Medical Graduates (IMGs) with a surgical qualification for
comparability to the Australian and New Zealand standards of
Expressions of interest are invited from interested persons,
irrespective of residential locations. Boards usually meet
face to face three (3) times per year, with some additional
meetings and/or teleconferences as required. This is a voluntary
position with expenses reimbursed.
Further information including a position description can be
found in the documents below:
Information for potential External Members of
Training Boards (PDF 26KB)
Position Description (BSET) (PDF 32KB)
Position Description (Specialty Training
Boards) (PDF 60KB)
Information for potential External Members of the
IMG Committee (PDF 24KB)
Position Description (PDF 33KB)
Enquiries can be directed to Mr
Glenn Petrusch, Director, Education and Training Administration,
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons on 03 9276 7461.
To register your interest, please email a letter and CV to email@example.com. The letter
should address your reason for seeking a board position and the key
skills that you can offer.
RACS promotes diversity; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
and Māori peoples and others from cultural and linguistically
diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Expressions of interest
close at 5pm AEDT on Monday, 10 April 2017.