Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, The Centre for Medical and Health Sciences Education

Auckland, New Zealand
May 14, 2020
End of advertisement period
Jun 11, 2020
Contract Type
Part Time

Auckland, New Zealand


UoA Department Name: Cent Medical & Hlth Sci Educat

Advert Closing Date: 11/06/2020

Campus: Grafton Campus

Contract Type: Permanent

Position Number: 55565701

Job Description

  • Are you looking for a tenured Lecturer / Senior Lecturer position in health professionals education? 
  • Keen to develop your career in post-graduate teaching and health professionals education research? 
  • Interested in living in a vibrant, multicultural city in New Zealand and working in a world-leading University?

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about teaching but also has their own research interests. Our team of academics have diverse backgrounds in clinical medicine, allied health professions, education, psychology, human factors and medical anthropology, bringing together a range of perspectives in teaching and research in health professionals education.

At the Centre of Medical and Health Sciences Education (CMHSE) our post-graduate Masters in Clinical Education attracts a multidisciplinary group of clinicians from around New Zealand, with a growing cohort of PhD students. As part of the School of Medicine, we work closely with the undergraduate medical programme in professional skills, humanities, assessment and evaluation and have access to world-class simulation facilities. Our Faculty includes Schools of Nursing, Pharmacy, Optometry and Medical Sciences, providing an opportunity for collaboration across disciplines.

We have teaching and research interests in simulation-based team training for healthcare teams, interprofessional learning, professionalism, promoting wellbeing, workplace-based assessment and entrustment decisions, and qualitative methodologies.

For more detailed information on the role accountabilities and requirements, please review this Position Description

Reporting to the Head of Centre for Medical and Health Sciences Education, the primary responsibilities for this position are:

  • Teaching on our Masters in Clinical Education, and the undergraduate medical programme.
  • PhD and Masters research student supervision.
  • Leadership in promoting the scholarship of teaching and learning within the School of Medicine and FMHS.
  • Research relevant to undergraduate and/or postgraduate health professionals education.

This position offers up to 0.7 of full-time for an academic, or a suitably qualified clinician seeking a split clinical/academic appointment. Experience in health professionals education or a closely-related field and a Masters or PhD degree in this area would be highly desirable.

Why work with us

The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through flexible employment practices and a culture that encourages and supports staff to reach their full potential. We offer a competitive salary, five weeks’ annual leave, and over 300 different career development courses.

In addition, the University offers discounted car parking, childcare and a number of other subsidies on internal and external services.

For more information on the benefits of working here, please see our Staff Benefits page.


Applications should be submitted online, before the closing date of Thursday, 11 June 2020. 

Additional Information

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment.  For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTI, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz