Academic Opportunity within the Adelaide Medical School

Expiring today

Adelaide, Australia
Sunday, 19 September 2021
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term

We are seeking dedicated and passionate casual academic staff to assist with the delivery of our medical program in 2022.

Casual rates aligned with the University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement and an employer contribution of 10% superannuation will apply.

A number of roles are available, including:

Medical Professional & Personal Development: this role involves delivery of professionalism, leadership and communication content to students.

Clinical Practice: this role involves demonstrating to, and providing feedback on, clinical and communication skills. Availability required on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays (8am-12pm and/or 1pm-5pm)

Scenario/Case Based Learning (SBL/CBL): this involves support of small-group learning and is a dominant learning mode during the early years of the medical curriculum. SBL/CBL emphasises the need for students to be able to apply their knowledge of anatomy/physiology/pathophysiology in a clinical context as well as consolidate their learning across the multiple domains of the program. Availability required on Wednesday/Friday year 1, Monday/Wednesday/Friday year 2, Friday mornings year 3.

Anatomy Demonstrating: this involves small group discovery experiences, presentations and practicals that will cover the regions of the body routinely examined clinically as part of an initial patient assessment.

Teaching students in Adelaide Medical School, you will be responsible for upholding the academic quality and integrity of the program, in consultation with the Program and Course Coordinators.

You will be located at either the Biomedical precinct in Adelaide Health & Medical Sciences building, or the Helen Mayo South Building on Frome Road and participate in supporting students in the medical program as directed by the relevant course coordinators.

There is an expectation that our teachers will participate in the peer review process and on-going review of their teaching, as to reflect our commitment to high quality education.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience teaching in Scenario/Case Based Learning and/or; a Medical Professionalism and Leadership program and/or; Clinical Practice and/or; Anatomy Demonstrating.
  • Demonstrated experience of undergraduate teaching in medical education.
  • Demonstrated experience of student support.
  • Experience in assessment of student performance.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Familiarity with learning management systems and information technologies to support student learning.


  • MBBS (or equivalent) and/or PhD in a relevant discipline.
  • Practicing clinician.
  • Registered with the Medical Board of Australia (AHPRA) (essential for Clinical practice teaching and Medical Professional & Personal Development teaching).
  • Postgraduate fellowship of specialty college (e.g. FRACP, FRACGP).

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.

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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.

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

Click on the link below to submit an expression of interest application for this opportunity:

The application will involve uploading a copy of your current CV including detail of your relevant job skills, educational qualifications and availability.

Applications close 11:55 pm, 20 October 2021.

**Casual Academic Opportunities for 2023 will reopen in May 2022**

For further information

Further information about the Medical Program at the University of Adelaide can be found here:

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Dr Andrea Dillon
Senior Lecturer / Program Coordinator, Adelaide Medical School
P: +61 (8) 8313 0073

Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences HR Team

Please note that submitting an application does not automatically entitle you to casual employment with the University of Adelaide.

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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