Assistant Professor, Professionalism and Medical Education

Gold Coast, Australia
Thursday, 22 July 2021
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 22 August 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

About the position

Situated within the Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, the Bond University Medical Program is comprised of two sequential degrees, the Bachelor of Medical Studies and the Doctor of Medicine. The program has full accreditation with the Australian Medical Council and places a strong emphasis on the quality of student experience. The Quality Indicators of Learning and Teaching (QILT) rankings have listed Bond University Medicine number 1 in Australia for student satisfaction with teaching quality, student support and skill development.

To support continued strength in student experience, a number of key academic positions are now available. Across a range of disciplines, these positions provide ideal opportunities for individuals with capacity to promote a culture of excellence in medical education and research.

With the leadership of senior academic staff, the successful candidate will contribute to development of curriculum resources, assessment items and delivery of content relevant to the continued development and delivery of the AMC Domain Professionalism and Leadership within the Medical Program. The major focus will be within the pre-clinical (Bachelor of Medical Studies) component of the Medical Program but may also extend into the clinical component (MD) as required.

You will also be expected to establish research activities relevant to their expertise in an area that is synergistic with existing research activity within the faculty. Particular areas of interest include but are not limited to medical education fields including curriculum development, student assessment, interprofessional education, stigma in healthcare, professionalism, First Nations health and education, evidence-based practice, social and behavioural science, psychology, urology or stem cell research.

About the person:

To be considered for the appointment, candidates will have a PhD or equivalent qualification, however exceptions to degree requirements may be made for individuals with extraordinary professional competence and industry or clinical skills and experience. A qualification equivalent to an Australian medical degree and registration or eligibility for registration as a medical practitioner in Australia is desirable.

Candidates will have a developing track record of effective teaching, research and academic administration relevant to teaching the AMC Domain Professionalism and Leadership within the higher education sector, ideally within a medical education context. Exceptional communication skills and the ability to work in teams with academics from multiple disciplines is essential.

Salary details:

Bond University offers vibrant campuses with state-of-the-art facilities in a picturesque location, as well as a range of tangible benefits including (but not limited to) competitive remuneration, bus services to the door, available car parking, use of the main campus library, Career Development Services, corporate discount programs and a bulk-billing medical centre on-site at main campus.

The salary range for the position is $119, 681 - $141,945 plus 10% superannuation and will be commensurate with skills and experience. Salary packaging options are available for eligible employees.

Additional information:

Enquiries regarding this exciting opportunity can be directed to the Dean of Medicine, Professor Kirsty Forrest at

Application and submission details:

For further details regarding this appointment please reference the position description and selection criteria (please see the below).

Applications will be submitted online via the Careers at Bond University candidate portal. Please follow the 'How to apply' instructions provided. All candidates will be required to register prior to submitting an application

Applicants must have current work rights in Australia at the time of application. This status will be verified as part of the recruitment process.

Conditions of employment for this position are offered under a Bond Employment Contract (BEC)

Bond University is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage our students and staff to respect individuality and diversity. In line with Bond University’s values, people from diverse backgrounds, women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people who identify as LGBTIQ+, and people with a disability are encouraged to apply for positions at the University.