Director, Medical Education

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 30 Oct 2020

Job no:504663
Work type:Fixed term - Full-time
Campus:Adelaide, Australia
Categories:Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, Level E

Level E ($186,717) salary per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply.

The University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021 will apply to a successful candidate’s employment at the University.  The University recently temporarily varied its Enterprise Agreement.  Please be advised that the salary range, along with other conditions associated with this position, may change in accordance with the variation to the Enterprise Agreement.

Be part of something new and exciting shaping the future in Medical Education
Seeking an academic leader to join the Adelaide Medical School
Three-year fixed term contract at Level E(with potential of further employment)

The University of Adelaide is a member of Australia's Group of Eight research intensive universities, distinguished by its international reputation and commitment to innovation and excellence in research and teaching.

Conveniently located in the heart of Adelaide’s BioMed City precinct adjacent to the Royal Adelaide Hospital and South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI), our campuses have been home to 5 Nobel Prize winners, hundreds of Rhodes and Fulbright scholars, countless political leaders, in Australia and abroad, and we welcome many thousands of students who will become influencers in their chosen careers, countries and communities.

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences is a world leader in health education and research and continues to transform the future through world-leading health and medical science education and research.  The Adelaide Medical School, within the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences is going through an exciting transformation with a new strategic vision to further enhance its delivery of South Australia’s leading medical program (QS World Rankings 2019).  
We are seeking a visionary collaborator whom is ready to lead the transformation of our esteemed medical degree from the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) to the Bachelor of Medical Studies and Doctor of Medicine (BMD) in readiness for delivery of Year 1 of the BMD in semester 1 2022.

As the Director, Medical Education you will be responsible for leading the above transformation as well as the development, management and delivery of high quality education across the medical programs delivered by the Adelaide Medical School. This includes managing a range of activities and processes related to:  continuous curriculum review and renewal, course design and integration, curriculum delivery, assessment, quality assurance and curriculum mapping.

To be successful in this role you will have demonstrated academic excellence, a proven ability to establish outstanding working relationships with colleagues and students, and demonstrated experience in clinical medicine.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.
It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.
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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

To apply, please upload your cover letter, CV and responses to the selection criteria in the online application process.
Applications closing date and time: 30 October 2020 at 11:55pm

For further information
If you would like a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Associate Professor Corinna Van Den Heuvel
Interim Head of School, AMS

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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