Clinical Academic Training and Advisory Committee (CATAC)

Clinical Academic Training and Advisory Committee (CATAC)

Meeting Dates

Tuesday, 6 November 2018 15:00 College Conference Room, Wolfson Medical School Building
Wednesday, 20 February 2019 14:00

College Conference Room, Wolfson Medical School Building

Thursday, 6 June 2019 09:00

College Conference Room, Wolfson Medical School Building

Remit and Membership

Membership  
Head of College Professor Dame Anna Dominiczak
Chair Professor Christian Delles 
   
Dean of Graduate Studies Professor George Baillie

Institute and School representatives

 
Institute of Cancer Sciences  Professor Jeff Evans (Professor Mhairi Copland deputy)
Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences  
Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences   Dr Patrick Mark
Institute of Health and Wellbeing  Professor Jonathan Cavanagh
Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation  Professor Hugh Willison
Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology Professor Keith Muir
School of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing  Professor Matthew Walters (Professor Scott Nelson deputy)
School of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing Professor Paul Horgan  

MVLS representatives

 
 Finance Resource Manager  Mr John Richmond
 Deputy Head of Human Resources Mr David Tedman

 NES representatives 

 
 Dean of Postgraduate Medicine  Professor Alastair McLellan
 NHS Education for Scotland   Ms Susan Nicol
Training Programme Manager Ms Frances Dorrian

 Trainee representatives

 
 Clinical research fellow/Head of CiRN   
 Clinical Lecturer  Dr Mark Salji

Administrative support

 
Clerk  Audrey Hillis 
Graduate School Manager

Lesley Dinning 

Graduate School PGR Administrator

Hazel Cadenhead

Other members can be co-opted as necessary if specific expertise is required.

Remit

  • To develop and co-ordinate a support structure for Clinical Lecturers and to review academic progress, including:
  • Maintain accurate records of all Clinical Lecturers within the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences;
  • Co-ordinate with relevant groups the process for approval of new posts and renewal of existing posts;
  • Co-ordinate with divisional management teams the arrangements for recruitment of Clinical Lecturers;
  • Maintain relationship with Postgraduate Dean to ensure retention of existing posts and development of new NES-funded posts;
  • Ensure that arrangements are made for academic representation at NES clinical training appraisals;
  • Determine support mechanisms for Clinical Lecturers, including the appointment of Academic Mentors, and monitoring of annual progress.
  • To institute a series of biannual 'away days'.
  • To secure intermediate fellowship funding and/or new academic opportunities where progress is judged to be satisfactory.
  • To establish formal procedures for review where it has been concluded that academic progress is not satisfactory.

Clinical Lecturer - Post Approval

CATAC are responsible for considering and approving all Clinical Lecturer posts.  If you wish for CATAC to consider a new or replacement Clinical Lecturer post, please contact the CATAC clerk, Audrey Hillis by emailing audrey.hillis@glasgow.ac.uk

Feedback from the Committee will be communicated to the post proposer, and if approved, the post will be advertised via the University's e-Recruitment system.