Professor/Associate Professor, Primary Care

Gold Coast, Australia
07 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
25 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

About Griffith University

At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We rank in the top 2% of universities worldwide and we're proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

The School of Medicine is known for its innovation and excellence in health research, education and service. The school offers a postgraduate medical program, as well as undergraduate and postgraduate programs and courses in public health, environmental health, health services management, First Peoples' health and paramedicine that have been developed to serve the needs of South East Queensland, Australia and the international community. The focus of the school is to produce graduates who, through application of knowledge and skills, are able to develop a commitment to service, teamwork, scientific inquiry and lifelong learning.

The opportunity

The position leads the provision of high quality learning, teaching, assessment and curriculum development in the areas of general practice and Primary Health Care within the School of Medicine. The principal program to which contributions will be provided by this role is the graduate entry medical program. This position also aims to increase the range, quality and productivity of general practice and Primary Health Care research in the School of Medicine. It provides significant opportunities for further career development for a senior general practice academic.

This is a continuing, full time position based at the Gold Coast campus with travel to the Sunshine Coast campus.

About you

The successful candidate will have a primary medical qualification and registration as a specialist in general practice. In addition, the appointee will be a recognised research leader with a significant track record in peer-reviewed publications and grant success in areas relevant to primary and integrated care. Substantial clinical experience in general practice and related disciplines will be essential.

Salary range

Associate Professor, Level D: $139,183 - $153,337 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $162,844 - $179,404 per annum.

Professor, Level E: $179,288 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $209,766 per annum.

How to apply

Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

  • Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the information pack
  • One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
    • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
    • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
    • Employment history, including present position and details of relevant professional, consulting or industry experience;
    • Research interests and list of publications;
    • Research grants awarded and any other relevant information, such as offices held in professional bodies, community services etc.

Obtain the information pack by visiting Griffith University job search page where you will be able to access the information pack.

Note: Application attachments should be saved as .doc, .docx or .pdf only. File names should be no more than 25 characters long and should include letters and numbers only.

What we offer

Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, you will join a University that spans six campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 200,000 graduates extends around the world.

At Griffith, we've worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Further information

For further information about this role, please contact Professor Lennert Veerman, Public Health and DHC Theme Lead on +61 (0) 7 5678 0522.

For application queries, please contact Jinita Dhall, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 6551.

Closing date: Friday, 25 October 2019 at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.

As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.