Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Indigenous Health

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 08 Dec 2021

Job no:506370
Work type:Continuing - Full-time
Categories:Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, Level B, Level C

(Level B) $100,933 to $119,391 or (Level C) $123,075 to $141,537 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply.

Up to Full-Time continuing Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (Indigenous Health) role has become available within our Adelaide Medical School.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer to join our team in the Adelaide Medical School who will teach into undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Indigenous Health.

This role will make significant contributions to curriculum development and planning for the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) Program and future Bachelor of Medical Studies / Doctor of Medicine (B/MD) Program in relation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, and ensure the development of written and clinical competency assessment items are aligned with health issues being faced in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander’s.

Eligibility Criteria: The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) and section 65 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1983 (SA).  The position is therefore only open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applications.

This position consolidates the Adelaide Medical School’s role in recruitment, education, placement and training of Aboriginal students to become Aboriginal doctors.  It is consistent with Wirltu Yarlu plans to increase and train increase numbers of Aboriginal students within the University.

To be successful at Level B you will need:

  • Current health professional registration with AHPRA.
  • 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 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 experienced 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. 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 culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework  and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

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 eight 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 have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to the selection criteria of the level you are seeking to apply for. Applications close 11:55pm, 8 December 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Ben Canny, Director Medical Education – Adelaide Medical School
P: +61 (08) 8313 6511
E: benedict.canny@adelaide.edu.au

For application related queries, contact:

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences HR Team
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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