Academic Lead for Staff Development

Brisbane, Australia
03 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Office of Medical Education

The Office of Medical Education has been established within the Faculty to provide academic leadership in the delivery of the MD/MBBS program, and more broadly in the field of medical education. The Director of the Office of Medical Education reports directly to the Medical Dean regarding the activities and outcomes of the office.

The Office and its staff work to oversee the development, resourcing and implementation of the MD/MBBS curriculum. A key role of the Office is to ensure that all teaching and learning activities within the program, including assessments, are evaluated in a systematic manner, and that suitable improvement strategies are implemented where required.

The Office supports the continuing professional development of staff within the teaching and learning domain, and strives to create an environment that supports best pedagogic practices. In doing so, the Office seeks to actively promote expertise in medical education within the Faculty, and the development by staff of capacity in the scholarship of teaching and learning.

A key role of the office is to communicate effectively with all stakeholders, including current and potential students, staff, clinicians and the community regarding the status and future directions of the MD/MBBS Program.

The role

The Academic Lead for Staff Development (Medical Program) will work with the Director of the Office of Medical Education and other OME and UQ university staff to provide the strategic vision for the Faculty of Medicine's Medical Program Staff Development Strategy. The role will build the capacity of clinical, academic and professional staff to deliver a world class MD program, and ensure that staff development activities meet UQ, Australian Medical Council (AMC) and Higher Education standards and requirements. 

The person

The successful candidate will have either a health professional qualification with eligibility for registration in Australia, or a Research higher degree in teaching and learning. Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing innovative and high quality educational programs and the ability to engage and build the capacity of staff delivering teaching is essential. An ability to manage disparate interests in academic and clinical environments and provide academic leadership in teaching and learning is necessary.


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at Academic Level C or D.  The remuneration package will be in the range of $115,131 - $152,726 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range of $134,703 - $178, 689 p.a.).

  • Level C will be in the range $115,131 - $132,753 p.a., (total package will be in the range $134,703 - $155,321 p.a.);
  • Level D will be in the range $138,627 - $152,726 p.a., (total package will be in the range $162,193 - $178,689 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File PD_3038027_Academic Lead for Staff Development (OME) .pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor Stuart Carney, Medical Dean on +61 7 334 64636 or at

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