University and College Medicine and Surgery Teacher

Medicine Lecturer

Minimum MD/MS and MBBS

Preferably minimum 9-12 years of experience in relevant field

The tasks a University and College Teacher, Medicine and Surgery is expected to perform include:

Teaching university students one or more subjects relating to medicine and surgery, including dental science, and according to any medical system such as Allopathy, Ayurveda, Homoeopathy or Unani

Delivering lectures, guiding and supervising students in diagnosis of ailments and in practical work in ward, operation theatre, labour room and laboratory

Setting examination papers, conducting examinations and marking papers

Conducting or guiding research work

In-depth knowledge of the subject to be taught

Knowledge of different teaching strategies and disciplinary techniques

Skilled in preparing lessons and delivering them

Skilled in preparing and assessing examinations

Skilled in conducting researches, writing thesis and publishing them

Ability to teach the students effectively

Basic knowledge of people/child psychology

Not applicable

Coherent speech


Emotionally stable

Good sense of humour


Cheerful, cool and friendly temperament

It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

College usually work for 5/6 days a week and 7/8 hours everyday. This may vary from college to college

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards such as stress on eyes, mental and physical strain, stress on vocal cord, etc. if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 1,20,000 to INR 1,50,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Education Industry in India

According to a report by IBEF, India is an important educational centre in the global education industry. This is because the country has more than 1.4 million schools and more than 35,000 higher education institutes. Also, the vocational education and training is fast emerging as an important area of focus in India. According to data released by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), the total amount of foreign direct investments (FDI) inflow into the education sector in India stood at US$ 1,071.5 million from April 2000 to January 2015.

Under the new educational policy by the Government of India, a lot of initiatives are being adopted to boost the growth of distance education market, besides focusing on new education techniques, such as E-learning and M-learning. Furthermore, with online modes of education being used by several educational organizations, the higher education sector in India is set for some major changes and developments in the years to come. Therefore, a career as a University and College Teacher, Medicine and Surgery has a bright future in India and opportunities are only going to rise in the coming years.

Government and private universities

Government and private hospitals/clinics


Cities and towns across India