Lecturer to Senior Lecturer - Adelaide Hills Site Academic Coordinator

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Australia Square, NEW SOUTH WALES
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 20 Oct 2020

Job no:504653
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, 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 0.2FTE until the 31st December 2021

This position will be based in the Adelaide Hills office

The Adelaide Rural Clinical School (ARCS) Site Academic Coordinator will responsible for supporting the student learning for the Year 5 Rural Cohort students based at Summit Health in Mount Barker, and other clinics through the provision of weekly site-specific tutorials in disciplines including, but not limited to women’s and children’s health, and general practice. The Site Academic Coordinator will also provide pastoral care and educational remediation to individual students based locally, and in consultation with senior academics. They will also contribute to the medical student assessment, as part of the broader medical education team.

Importantly, the Site Academic Coordinator will contribute to the broader ARCS agenda of recruiting, supporting and mentoring the next generation of rural health professionals, including medical students and junior doctors based in the region. The successful candidate will also work closely with Aboriginal health academics and clinicians to support students to learn culturally safe clinical communication skills.

To be successful at Level B you will need:

  • Current unrestricted medical registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), and a PhD equivalent qualification in Medicine (FACRRM/FRACGP) or evidence of rural practice experience and progress toward a Fellowship.
  • Demonstrated experience in clinical teaching of medical students.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with Aboriginal staff, students and health professionals to close the gap in health and educational outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide formal teaching and clinical assessment of medical students relevant to the course curricula.
  • High level interpersonal, communication and organisational skills.

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

  • Demonstrated experience in medical education or equivalent experience in clinical teaching of medical students.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide formal teaching and clinical assessments of medical students relevant to the course curricula.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the issues affecting medical practitioners working in remote and rural Australia.
  • Current clinical credentialing and regular involvement in hospital and/or after hours emergency roster in the ARCS footprint.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the political workforce, educational and research issues surrounding rural practice and the issues affecting the training and retention of rural general practitioners.

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 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 20 October 2020.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Dr Katrina Morgan
Head Education
P +61 (0) 409097564
E: katrina.morgan@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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