Senior Lecturer - Clinical Dean SCGH - Discipline of Medicine

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: PartTime

Curtin Medical School

Established in 2017, the Curtin Medical School, which is part of the Faculty of Health Sciences, brings together multidisciplinary teaching and research expertise, and leads the only undergraduate medical degree in Western Australia. Curtin Medical School is committed to producing graduates who are better equipped to meet community needs, with primary care expertise, strong leadership skills and the ability to operate effectively in interprofessional care teams.

We have a rare opportunity for a senior hospital-based Clinician, to work for Curtin University on a part-time basis (0.2 FTE), and coordinate our Curtin Medical School clinical teaching program at the Sir Charles Gardener Hospital

In this role you will….

  • Oversee and organise the clinical placements of Years 4 and 5 medical students across the whole year s, as well as shorter clinical experiences for students in the early years of the course).
  • Engage with key stakeholders to ensure the smooth running of clinical placements, and liaise closely with the Clinical Dean General Practice.
  • Ensure clinical teaching supervisors have sufficient knowledge of the planned curriculum, expected learning experiences and workplace-based assessment for each of the clinical placement disciplines.
  • Ensure students are aware of additional learning opportunities on site and provide teaching where required
  • Ensure consistency of learning experiences for students on site (and through communication with other Clinical Deans and sites, equivalence with other sites)
  • Provide pastoral care to students when required.
Why choose Curtin?

Curtin Medical School and the Faculty of Health Sciences offers an exciting career path including:

  • The opportunity to be part of a state of the art Medical School that is ranking #1 for teaching quality, learner engagement, learning resources and student support according to the 2021 Good Universities Guide. It is also the top WA University for overall experience and skills development.
  • Innovative work that will make real-world health differences
  • Interactions with and learnings from industry, government and academic partners
  • Support and develop our future doctors.

For more details of Curtin’s employee benefits please visit

We are looking for someone with…

  • A degree in Medicine with APHRA registration, currently employed by Sir Charles Gardner Hospital.
  • Significant experience and record of providing supervision to medical student in clinical settings.
  • High-level communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with students and staff.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in the discipline/profession and in community engagement.
  • Extensive clinical experience in Medicine, holding a general and specialist registration.
  • Demonstrated strong collaboration skills, with the ability to work closely with others.
Next steps

Please apply on-line with a cover letter and resume to enable us to assess your suitability for the role. If you require reasonable accommodation to participate in the recruitment process please advise in your cover letter. 

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Applications close: 9.00pm AWST  Friday, 22October 2021 

Contact details

If you have a query in relation to the application process please contact our careers team on

Alternatively for any queries relating to the specifics of the role please contract Sandra Eades, Dean and Head of Curtin Medical School on or 08 9266 5240.

Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time. We reserve the right to remove the advert earlier than the date on the advert.

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