Lecturer in Evidence Based Medicine

Gold Coast, Australia
22 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

About Griffith University

At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We're proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

Evidence-based health care is fundamental to the practice of medicine. Acquiring advanced skills in gathering, analysing and translating evidence is a core aspect of training of the future medical workforce. The present position takes the lead in the Doctor and Health in the Community (DHC) Theme team regarding content, teaching, coordinating and assessing evidence-based approaches to health care in the Doctor of Medicine (MD) Program in the Griffith School of Medicine.

The opportunity

The position offers a unique opportunity for innovative teaching and curriculum development in the Griffith University postgraduate MD program. The position has teaching responsibilities in the DHC theme in the program, focusing principally on the Evidence Based Practice and Research Methods elements of this theme. The position sits within the Griffith University School of Medicine and will be based primarily at its Gold Coast Campus, with the option to perform some duties remotely.

This is a continuing, part time (40%) positon based at the Gold Coast campus.

About you

The successful applicant aims to provide high quality teaching, assessment and curriculum development in primary health care to the expanding Griffith MD program and to increase the range, quality and productivity of primary health care and public health research in the School of Medicine. It provides significant opportunities for career development for a primary health care or public health academic.

Salary range

Lecturer (Level B): $92,511 - $109,860 (pro rata) per annum.

How to apply

Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

  • Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the position description
  • One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
    • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
    • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
    • Employment history, including present position and details of relevant professional, consulting or industry experience;
    • Research interests and list of publications;
    • Research grants awarded and any other relevant information, such as offices held in professional bodies, community services etc.

Applicants must have unrestricted work rights.

Obtain the position description by clicking on the Apply button. You will be redirected to the Griffith University job search page where you will be able to access the position description.

What we offer

Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, you will join a University that ranks among the top 3% worldwide and spans across five campuses in South East Queensland.

At Griffith, we've worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Further information

For further information about this role, please contact Professor Lennert Veerman, Professor of Public Health and Doctor and Health in the Community Theme Lead on +61 (0) 7 567 80522.

For application queries, please contact Ms Lauren Singleton, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 373 57999.

Closing date: Sunday, 18 November 2018 at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.

As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.