Associate Dean (Student Affairs)

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Crawley, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 11 Jun 2024

Job no:517353
Work type:full time
Categories:Health and Medical Sciences

 Associate Dean, Student Affairs (Global MD)

UWA Medical School

  • A rare opportunity to contribute word-class teaching and research to a new transnational medical degree
  • Full-time appointment on a 2-year fixed term basis, part-time appointment also considered
  • Base salary range:  Level D $ $158,906 - $174,822 p.a. (pro-rata) plus clinical loading and 17% superannuation

About the team

The University of Western Australia (UWA) Medical School is the largest and longest established medical school in Western Australia. It delivers a number of programs, including a 4-year post-graduate medical course to local, national and international students. The School also has substantial and successful research programs across most disciplines in the medical sector. 

UWA has partnered with The University of Arizona (UArizona) to develop a new and innovative transnational post-graduate Doctor of Medicine program (Global MD) to run alongside its existing world-class offerings. Students undertaking the Global MD will complete 2-years of study in Western Australia and a further 2-years in Arizona.  The vision of the Global MD program is to address the global primary care physician shortage and to improve access to healthcare for the wellbeing of all people.

About the opportunity

As Associate Dean (Student Affairs) you will, under broad direction, play a key leadership role in the curriculum development, assessment, and course accreditation of the Global MD. You will provide strategic advice to academic staff across the program in relation to student wellbeing, professionalism, transition and mentoring, and other initiatives to support the student experience.

You will work collaboratively with the existing Assistant Vice President, Student Affairs (Global MD) at UArizona as well as the Global MD Executive and represent the Dean (Global MD), Chair the Student Success Committee and represent on others as required. You will act as the key contact during critical incidents and significant student welfare concerns.

You will scope, plan and manage the professionalism strategy and process within the Global MD across all 4 years of the program including integration of ethics and professionalism and ethics into the curriculum.

About you

  • Extensive contribution to medical education with 5 or more years of leadership experience in medical schools in Australia or internationally
  • A comprehensive understanding and demonstrated ability to apply contemporary student wellbeing and support theories and practices in medical education, with a focus on student doctor professionalism and ethics
  • Highly developed conceptual, analytical, and strategic skills including the ability to analyse complex student learning and behavioural problems to develop appropriate, effective, and innovative interventions
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully leading a team in a medical education environment to deliver strategic and operational advice and support for teaching quality, student learning, and innovative education practices
  • Commitment to the values of equity and diversity, demonstrated understanding of the diverse nature of the Global MD community, and a willingness to work with staff, students, and visitors from a wide range of backgrounds

Applicants with a medical qualification, related clinical experience and leadership in student related roles is highly desirable.

About your application

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description:   POSITION DESCRIPTION [Associate Dean (Student Affairs) - Global MD].pdf

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Addressing the selection criteria

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Tuesday, 11 June 2024

Please note: To accommodate different time zones, interviews will be held online between 7.00am – 9.30am (AWST).

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Rebecca Anglin (Dean, Global MD) on [email protected]

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia

Application Details : Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and is a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research intensive universities. With a strong research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to innovate and inspire, there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top university.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace.  We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution.  We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability.

  • We have a globally competitive, gender neutral parental leave policy with 26 weeks paid leave after 12 months service and 36 weeks after 5 years.
  • We have on-campus childcare facilities for children aged 6 weeks to kindy.
  • We facilitate flexible working, with part-time and job-sharing arrangements considered.
  • We have an ongoing partnership with Pride in Diversity and were recently awarded a Bronze Employer status for LGBTIQA+ inclusion.
  • We have Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation and actively work to improve gender equity. 

Should you have any queries relating to your application, please contact the individual named in the advertisement. Alternatively, contact the Talent team at [email protected] with details of your query. To enable a quick response, please include the 6-digit job reference number and a member of the team will respond to your enquiry.

Advertised:21 May 2024 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:11 Jun 2024 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time

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