Lecturer in Rural Health, Clinical Educator

Wagga Wagga, Australia
Wednesday, 24 November 2021
End of advertisement period
Friday, 17 December 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Opportunity to develop the rural health workforce of the future and undertake relevant and impactful research
  • Support and grow quality rural clinical training experiences for health professional students
  • Engage with health care providers and local community stakeholders

The Role

  • Fixed Term (until December 2024), Full Time
  • Level B - $100,476 to $119,121 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Wagga Wagga

A unique opportunity exists in the Three Rivers University Department of Rural Health to support the development of quality rural clinical training experiences for health professional students.

Take the lead in building and maintaining relationships with community and clinicians, and develop networks to ensure the continued success of students in rural clinical placements whilst participating in research that can shape and influence rural practice, and aligns with the objectives of the university.

This position would ideally suit an individual with a clinical background or current registration in health, with a passion to develop educational material, and a willingness to contribute to the rural health research agenda.

This position is funded under the Australian Governments Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training Program.

Candidates progressing to the next stage of the recruitment process will be contacted to attend an interview from 20 January 2022.

To be successful you will have:

  • A doctoral or masters qualification appropriate to a relevant health discipline or equivalent clinical experience, accreditation and standing
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the discipline gained through industry experience and/or scholarly activities or similar, including a record of research/creative works or professional activity relevant to the discipline
  • Evidence of and a demonstrated commitment to the delivery of high quality student centred learning and teaching
  • Commitment to stakeholder and community engagement with the interests of bringing benefits to teaching, placements, course profile, scholarship and research

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Three Rivers University Department of Rural Health (UDRH) is based at Charles Sturt University in the Riverina and Central West region of New South Wales. Three Rivers UDRH aims to support the growth and development of the rural health workforce through supporting students in rural clinical and academic experiences and rural health research.

The key activities of the UDRH are:

  • Raising the aspiration and success of Indigenous and rural students from the outer regional and remote footprint of the UDRH;
  • Growing capacity for collaborative quality community-led rural clinical training, particularly in smaller regional communities and across expanded practice areas such as disability, aged care, mental health and primary care;
  • Evaluating the activities of the UDRH, researching rural health workforce capabilities and trialling approaches to service delivery to enhance the health of rural Australians; and
  • Fostering the development of future rural health capabilities by developing new multidisciplinary resources and training programs.

Charles Sturt University offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice Citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

Therese Jones-Mutton | Senior Lecturer in Rural Health | tjones-mutton@csu.edu.au | Ph: 0427 518 837

Closing Date: 11 pm, 17 December 2021