Senior Lecturer, Rural and Remote Medicine

Northern Territory, Australia
05 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
22 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Classification: Academic Level C
Salary Range: $115,541 to $133,224 pa
Employment Type: Fixed-term, Part-time 
Position Reports to: Senior Lecturer Remote Medical Education
Please Direct Application Enquiries to: Ms Kerry Cole
Closing Date: Monday, 22 July 2019 11 am

Position Summary:

This Teaching Specialist (Academic)/(Clinical/Practitioner) position, with its primary focus on teaching and teaching-related activities (drawing on contemporary/professional practice), has an important role to play in the University’s achievement of its strategic plan, Making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda.

The University is committed to a student-centred ethos and to developing creative, enterprising, career-ready graduates prepared to become lifelong contributors to society. In accordance with the strategic plan, the University seeks to:

  • Deliver a richly interactive and personalised approach to learning focused on student success;
  • Be an international leader in educational innovation, advanced learning technologies and learning analytics; and
  • Develop enterprising graduates equipped with the skills required for success in the knowledge economy.

This position will facilitate educational programs that aim to prepare a medical workforce for the unique context of remote and Indigenous acute and primary health care.

As a medical practitioner the incumbent will contribute medical expertise to the health professional education team of Flinders NT in Central Australia. He/ She will perform teaching and administration duties, provide clinical services and engage with the professional and wider local community in line with Flinders University’s commitment to social accountability. Specific activities include contributing to the coordination and delivery of topics within the Flinders NT Medical Program for students on placement in Central Australia.

Northern Territory Government legislation (the Care and Protection of Children Act 2007) now requires all individuals in child related employment or whose duties involve, or are likely to involve, contact with a child, to hold a valid ‘Working with Children Clearance’ (Ochre Card). This position involves child related work and is assessed as requiring a Working with Children Clearance/Ochre Card.

Information For Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position description. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or people from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent to apply.

Please note, applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.