Senior Lecturer to Associate Professor Curtin Medical School

Expiring today

Perth, Australia
Oct 18, 2019
End of advertisement period
Nov 14, 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • World class teaching and research
  • Innovative and forward thinking university
  • Fantastic employee value propositions

Teaching Academic (Clinical Professional) or Teaching and Research Academic

5 years, fixed term, part time (0.6FTE)
$121,829-$161,474 (ALC-ALD) plus applicable Superannuation, and clinical loading by negotiation.

Curtin University is ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide (ARWU 2018 and QS World University Rankings 2019), and is placed 20th in the world for universities less than 50 years old (QS Top 50 Under 50 2019). Curtin is WA’s most preferred university, with highly engaged industry-facing partners. A major global player, Curtin has with well-integrated campuses in Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritius and Dubai.

About us

Established in 2017, the Curtin Medical School, which is part of the Faculty of Health Sciences, brings together multidisciplinary teaching and research expertise, and offers the only undergraduate medical degree in Western Australia. The curriculum is driven by a future focussed approach to medicine and aligns with the School’s emphasis on medically underserved populations in rural, remote and outer metropolitan locations in Western Australia.

Your new role

The Curtin Medical School invites applications from eligible candidates, for a new position within the School, based at the Bentley campus.

The University may make more than one part-time appointment. The level of appointment is negotiable depending on qualifications and skills.

In the early years of its establishment Curtin Medical School has focused on providing innovation and excellence in teaching.  As a teaching academic staff member, you will coordinate the Professional and Personal Development Theme. This Theme includes the areas of professionalism, law, ethics, wellbeing and leadership, across the five years of the MBBS course. You will be required to make a substantial contribution to development of written exams and OSCEs in the later years of the course, and assist with the development of the curriculum related to the Theme.  Over time the School will also be working to establish its research focus and build its research capacity.  Applications from teaching and research academics, as well as teaching focused academics would therefore be welcome.

You will bring to the role

  • A registerable medical qualification
  • Experience in teaching medical students in classroom/clinical settings
  • Experience developing curriculum related to professionalism, law, and ethics
  • Experience in writing/developing written and performance assessments for medical students
  • Current engagement in clinical or medical education research (desirable).

What we offer you

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

  • The opportunity to be part of a new and emerging Medical School.
  • Innovative work that will make real-world health differences.
  • Interactions with and learnings from industry, government and academic partners.

For further information on Curtin’s employee benefits visit

Next steps

Curtin University does not require you to address the selection criteria, however please include in your cover letter details of your teaching, assessment and research experience.

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Valuing Diversity and Inclusion

At Curtin, we are committed to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander reconciliation, diversity and social justice and aim to create an inclusive environment where our staff and students are valued and inspired. This includes a supportive recruitment process should you require any access assistance.  

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Contact details

To apply complete the application form below, or for more information contact:

Professor William Hart, Dean of Curtin Medical School
Phone:  +61 8 9266 5240

Please apply via the attached link, we cannot accept resumes sent to the above contact.

Once you have applied, you will receive an email confirming that your application has been received by us.  If you do not receive confirmation via email, please email our team at Please ensure you check your spam folders for this email before contacting the team.

Applications close: 9:00 pm Thursday 14 November 2019


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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