Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Aboriginal Health - Adelaide Rural Clinical School

Updated: 19 days ago
Location: Australia Square, NEW SOUTH WALES
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 07 Feb 2021

Job no:504898
Work type:Fixed term - Part-time
Campus:Regional South Australia
Categories:Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, Level B, Level C


(Level B) $99,441 to $117,627 pro rata per annum or (Level C) $121,256 to $139,445 pro rata per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will 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.

Part-Time, fixed term contract available at 0.5FTE until the 31 December 2021 with the potential for possible extension, in line with a Commonwealth RHMT Grant. 

This position will be based in any ARCS rural office, with offices located throughout South Australia, including Pt Lincoln, Whyalla, Pt Augusta, Pt Pirie, Kadina, the Barossa and Nairne.

The Adelaide Rural Clinical School (ARCS) Aboriginal Health Academic will work with other ARCS clinical and Aboriginal academics to provide meet the Commonwealth RHMT grant parameters around Aboriginal Health including teaching into Year 5 rural program of the medical course, through online modules, zoom tutorials and face-to-face clinical sessions.

The successful incumbent will lead the rural input into the development of the Aboriginal Health theme in the new Bachelor of Medical Studies / Doctor of Medicine (BMD) to commence in 2022. This will include an evaluation of the potential for enabling remote delivery of the Aboriginal Health program across all years of the course.

The Aboriginal Health Lead will actively contribute to the ARCS Medical Education Committee and work collaboratively with the urban course coordinators to ensure consistency across curriculum. They will also contribute to the broader ARCS agenda of recruiting, preparing and mentoring the next generation of rural health professionals, including Aboriginal medical students and junior doctors based in the region.

Importantly, this role works closely with all staff, students and health professionals to close the gap in health and educational outcomes.

 To be successful at Level B you will need:

  • Current health professional registration with AHPRA and a degree in a health profession, including, but not limited to, Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health.
  • Experience working in Aboriginal health or within mainstream health services with Aboriginal patients.
  • Demonstrated experience in medical education or equivalent experience in clinical teaching of medical students.
  • Commitment to working with Aboriginal staff, students and health professionals to close the gap in health and educational outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with others in the design and delivery of course and subject material, which is student-centred, and includes the capacity to incorporate new technologies and new approaches to teaching and learning.

In addition to the above, to be successful at Level C, you will also need:

  • A medical degree and general practice fellowship or A PhD in medical education, or a relevant field, or progress towards a PhD in a relevant area, or a record of scholarly and professional achievement in research.
  • Demonstrated clinical or academic leadership skills, including the ability to mentor less senior staff.
  • Ability to manage teaching using e-learning platforms and to remain well connected to peers and stakeholders through the use of synchronous and asynchronous telecommunications.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working as a clinician in rural South Australia.

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. And 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.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. And our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

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.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of five schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

Learn more at: health.adelaide.edu.au

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Applications close 7 February 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Lucie Walters
Director, Adelaide Rural Clinical School
P: +61 (0) 8313 3725
E: lucie.walters@adelaide.edu.au

For application related queries, contact:
Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences HR
E: fhshr@adelaide.edu.au

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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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