Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Adelaide Rural Clinical School (ARCS)

Updated: 11 months ago
Location: Australia Square, NEW SOUTH WALES
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 13 Sep 2020

Job no:504510
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 31st December 2020 with the potential for possible extension, in line with a Commonwealth RHMT Grant. 

This position will be based in Port Augusta or the Adelaide Hills office.

The Adelaide Rural Clinical School (ARCS) Year 1-3 Remote and Rural BMD Lead will contribute to the clinical teaching in the MBBS course in Year 1-3, particularly in the first year of the course through online modules, zoom tutorials and face-to-face clinical sessions.

The successful incumbent will lead the rural input into the Bachelor of Medical Studies/Doctor of Medicine (BMD) in the preclinical years. This will include an evaluation of the potential for enabling remote delivery of the program.

The Year 1-3 Remote and Rural BMD 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 medical students and junior doctors based in the region.

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

To be successful at Level B you will need:

  • A medical degree registerable in Australia and the capacity to contribute meaningfully to the clinical theme within the Years 1-3 of the medical course.
  • Experience in course/program coordination and the development and management of teaching and learning resources.
  • 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 delivery of course and subject design, and in the delivery of student-centred learning, and teaching at an undergraduate level that includes the capacity to incorporate new technologies and new approaches to teaching and learning.
  • High level communication skills and the ability to build effective relationships and partnerships in an academic setting and collaborate with health industry and education partners.

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

  • A PhD in medical education, or a relevant field, or significant progress towards a PhD in a relevant area, or a record of scholarly and professional achievement in medical education research.
  • Demonstrated academic and management leadership skills, including the ability to mentor less senior academic, research and professional 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 professional activity.

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.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. 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.

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 seven 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 on the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our online application form. Please address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 13 September 2020.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Lucie Walters
Director, ARCS
P: +61 409 692 359
E: lucie.walters@adelaide.edu.au  

For application related queries, contact:

P: +61 83138171
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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