Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Career Pathways Mentor - Adelaide Rural Clinical School

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

Job no:504897
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 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, Barossa and Nairne.

A newly created role in the Adelaide Rural Clinical School to support and promote student interest in small town rural generalist practices, where clinicians work across general practice and hospital medicine. While working as a learning coach and mentor to students, the Rural Career Pathway Mentor will also contribute to rural placements and clinical teaching in the Medical School and Junior Doctor Programs.

The role plays an integral part in taking medical students to rural primary and high schools, to engage them with the local student cohort, particularly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, and assist in increasing the local students’ interest in medicine, and support them in applying for medicine. 

The Rural Career Pathways Mentor is pivotal in supporting the students within the Adelaide Medical School, and assist them with understanding different pathways, career options, and importantly, promote opportunities for rural internships.

This role would be suited to someone who is passionate about rural and remote communities. By contributing to formal teaching sessions in the preclinical years of the Medical Course offered by the University of Adelaide, the Rural Career Pathways Mentor will increase student knowledge of rural social determinants of health, rural health services, and rural medical career opportunities.

To be successful at Level B you will need:

  • Current Medical Registration with AHPRA and a postgraduate qualification in Medicine (FRACGP/FACRRM) or other clinical specialty.
  • Current clinical credentialing and regular involvement in clinical practice in a remote or rural setting.
  • Demonstrated experience in clinical teaching and the capability to mentor undergraduates seeking to further develop their interest in rural careers.
  • Demonstrated understanding of rural practice and well established networks in remote and rural practice.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with Aboriginal staff, students and health professionals to close the gap in health and educational outcomes.

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

  • A PhD or significant progress towards a PhD in a relevant area, or a record of scholarly and professional achievement in research.
  • Experience in education or public health program coordination.
  • Demonstrated experience in guiding and mentoring undergraduates in developing their rural careers.

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; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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 six 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 18 January 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Lucie Walters
Director, ARCS
E: lucie.walters@adelaide.edu.au

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

You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

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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