Lecturer in Rural Health, Allied Health

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Launceston, Australia
11 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full time, fixed-term position for 15 months
  • Based in Newnham or Cradle Coast
  • Perform duties related to teaching students at rural health sites across Tasmania

The College of Health & Medicine incorporates the School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, Menzies Institute for Medical Research and Wicking Dementia and Research Education Centre. The College provides world-class research and teaching, offering undergraduate and postgraduate programs at the University’s Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast and Sydney campuses.

The Opportunity

Lecturer in Rural Health (Allied Health) is responsible for research, student support, teaching and community engagement activities to contribute to the objectives of the Centre for Rural Health. This position plays a key role in building and maintaining important links with the Rural Clinical School, Nursing and the Allied Health professions.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Contribute to the University in achieving objectives and responsibilities
  • Undertake high-quality research
  • Undertake scholarly work in teaching and learning
  • Engage with rural communities and undertake activities to promote the placement of students
  • Develop and maintain productive and effective collaborations

Your Application

To be successful in the role, your application will need to demonstrate;

  • Completion of a PhD and an undergraduate qualification in a relevant allied health discipline
  • AHPRA registration and/or membership of a professional college or association of direct relevance to rural health
  • High level of achievement in the health care or related industry
  • Ability to work independently and in a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience and/or strong interest in rural health issues
  • Evidence of research capability 


Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level B and will have a total remuneration package of up to $125,263 comprising base salary within the range of $98,537 to $114,395 plus 9.5% superannuation.

How to Apply

  • To apply online, please provide your resume, cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role, and your responses to the position/selection criteria
  • For further information about this position, please contact Associate Professor Tony Barnett, Director, Centre for Rural Health, Tony.Barnett@utas.edu.au or 6324 4011.
  • Please visit http://www.utas.edu.au/jobs/applying2 for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.

Applications close Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 11:55 pm

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