Surgery Questions and Answers

Clinical positions within the department are generally advertised nationally through the British Medical Journal Careers section.

I’d like to work in the department. How do I apply for a position?


Details of University of Edinburgh positions, including research posts, are available through the University website via the link below.

Job Vacancies

Full details of the application procedure specific to each position are provided on the respective sites via the link below.

Hospital Medical Healthcare Doctors Jobs

I’d like to visit the department. How can I arrange this?

We are occasionally able to accept suitably medically qualified visitors and clinical observers to the unit. Please address any enquiries to Mr. Murray Britton (, Administrative Assistant to Professor Stephen J Wigmore.

I’d like to undertake postgraduate research in the department. What are the requirements and how do I apply?

These positions are competitive and it is important that you ensure you meet the University of Edinburgh personal criteria to be eligible for postgraduate research.

Please visit the research section of our website to obtain further information regarding research within the department.

Opportunities available within the University of Edinburgh.

For more information about research degrees available at the University of Edinburgh.

What research funding is available within the department?

If I have my own funding, are bursaries available?

The University of Edinburgh has a range of bursaries available.

For information regarding PhD scholarships.