Clinical Academic and Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Adelaide, Australia
09 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The successful candidate will be appointed to a continuing position at both the University of Adelaide and Northern Adelaide Local Health Network with two separate employment contracts issued.

This role is a full time role with time equivalent of two days per week spent on clinical service.

Total salary will be equivalent to a consultant level salary from $242,510 per annum with salary and allowances split across the two institutions.

An employer contribution of 17% superannuation (UoA) and 9.5% superannuation (NALHN) applies to the relevant salary component paid by each institution.

Supervise junior medical staff and provide leadership in teaching and research in the Adelaide Medical School, and in service and policy development at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

The position will be located within the Adelaide Medical School or its affiliated research and teaching spaces, with clinical services and duties provided in the Women’s and Babies Division, Northern Adelaide Local Health Network.  The appointee will further develop Obstetrics and Gynaecology Medicine as an academic entity within the Lyell McEwin Hospital.

To be successful you will need:

  • Registered as a medical practitioner and specialist obstetrician and gynaecologist with AHPRA.
  • FRANZCOG (or equivalent).
  • Track record in administration, research and teaching commensurate with level.
  • Higher research degree (MD or PhD) or working towards same.
  • Experience in conducting high quality research in a recognised area of strength within the Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching both undergraduate and post-graduate students in a tertiary clinical and academic setting

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. And 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 core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. And our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

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 five 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 want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Applications close 11.55pm (ACST), 7 December 2018.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Dr Paul Duggan
Head of Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
P: +61 (0) 8161 7619

To obtain a copy of the Selection Criteria, please visit the University of Adelaide Job opportunities page via this link:

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.