Senior Lecturer in Social Foundations in Medicine

Canberra, Australia
10 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
21 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level C
Salary package: $118,044 to $131,402 per annum plus 17% superannuation Term: Full time, Continuing

Position overview

ANU has an international reputation for research and education relevant to the health and well-being of the population of Australia, as well as that of the developing world. This is achieved through discovery research, applied research in health service settings, research-led teaching in health and medical sciences, and the translation of research findings into practice and policy. The ANU College of Health and Medicine comprises the Research School of Psychology, the ANU Medical School, the John Curtin School of Medical Research and the Research School of Population Health. These schools work together to deliver world-class research and education across the spectrum of medicine and health-related fields, working in partnership with the health sector at local, national and international levels.

The Doctor of Medicine and Surgery, Medicinae ac Chirurgiae Doctoranda (MChD), Bachelor of Health Sciences and the Master of Culture, Health and Medicine are taught in Medical School, along with higher degree research programs. The Medical School is accredited by the Australian Medical Council which sets standards for education, training and assessment in all phases of medical education. Our Education Unit has a central role in ensuring integrity of the admissions processes, and provides academic leadership and administrative support for staff engaged in teaching, and for the students enrolled in our programs. We are committed to indigenous advancement, providing an indigenous admissions pathway, competitive access to a dedicated ‘indigenous stream’ of medical education, and through clinical placements in remote location

We are looking for an experienced Lecturer to deliver existing courses in qualitative methods in health research, and advanced concepts in anthropology of health and medicine, and supervise a growing interdisciplinary doctoral program. The principal research skill sets sought are those of the applied anthropologist or sociologist, specialising in health or health care delivery. You will contribute to supervision of graduate research, and contribute to collaboration of teaching and research within the College of Health and Medicine. The Medical School is based at the ANU Acton campus and the Canberra Hospital. You may be required to teach and attend meetings across both locations.

For further information, please contact Associate Professor Christine Phillips E:

Closing date: 21 April 2019

Position description: Senior Lecturer in Social Foundations of Medicine_ANUMS_Level C_PD.pdf

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Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.