Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - School of Public Health

Updated: 11 days ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 14 Jul 2021

Job no:505614
Work type:Fixed term - 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

Full-time Lecturer or Senior Lecturer opportunity available for 12 months

The Master of Business Administration (Health Management) is a new online offering within the School of Public Health. This is a new stream in the MBA aimed at educating professionals seeking management and business administration roles in health service delivery and health care organisations.

We are seeking an academic education specialist to coordinate and teach a new online course in this specialisation – “Doing business in health”. You may also provide course development and coordination of new courses in an undergraduate online Bachelor of Health Management program. There is also scope to provide face-to-face and online public health teaching into the medical degree (MD or MBBS) and into our Master of Public Health degree. Subjects taught will be aligned with your disciplinary background and experience.

To be successful at Lecturer - Level B, you will need:

  • Evidence of strong grasp of pedagogical principles and other notable educational and learning design philosophies, strategies and theories, and ability to apply those concepts.
  • Ability to transform complex and disparate learning resources into professionally designed and effective programs and curriculum.
  • Doctoral qualification or Masters qualification and experience in a cognate discipline such as nursing, medicine, public health and allied health.
  • Demonstrated experience in the conduct of tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations or workshops.
  • Demonstrated experience in innovative teaching methods and curriculum development.

In addition to the above to be successful at Senior Lecturer - Level C you will need:

  • Ability to lead other academic staff to promote engagement, collaboration, commitment and performance.
  • Ability to mentor and motivate course authors and course coordinators, especially those that are new to online development and delivery.
  • Skills in contemporary teaching, learning and assessment principles relevant to health management, that are appropriate to different modes of teaching delivery and the needs of particular student cohorts.
  • Extensive knowledge of external governance and compliance requirements for higher education curriculum, including AQF and TEQSA.
  • Knowledge of accreditation and quality standards relating to program and course curriculum design.

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 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 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, 14 July 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Tracy Merlin
Interim Head, School of Public Health
P: +61 (8) 8313 3575    
E: tracy.merlin@adelaide.edu.au

For application related queries, contact:

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences HR Team
P: +61 (8) 8313 8171
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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