Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine

Gold Coast, Australia
20 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
16 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

About the position

Situated within the Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, the Bond University Medical Program is comprised of two sequential degrees, the Bachelor of Medical Studies and the Doctor of Medicine. The program has full accreditation with the Australian Medical Council and places a strong emphasis on the quality of student experience. The Quality Indicators of Learning and Teaching (QILT) rankings have listed Bond University Medicine number 1 in Australia for student satisfaction with teaching quality, student support and skill development.

To support a new intake of students in September 2020, multiple key academic appointments are available. These positions are ideal for individuals with capacity to promote a culture of excellence in medical education and research across a range of disciplines. This provides an opportunity for the Medical Program to further develop its teaching and research in First Nations Health and in interprofessional education.

With the support of senior academic staff, these positions are vital in the development of curriculum resources, assessment items and delivery of foundation and/or behavioural science content within the Medical Program. Assistant Professors are expected to establish research activities in an area that is synergistic with existing research within the faculty. Particular areas of interest include but are not limited to medical education fields including curriculum development, student assessment, interprofessional education, stigma in healthcare, professionalism, First nations health and education, evidence based practice, social and behavioural science, psychology, urology or stem cell research.

About the person:

To be considered for these appointments, successful candidates will possess a PhD or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline. Candidates will have a developing track record of effective teaching, research and academic administration within the higher education sector, ideally within a medical education context. Exceptional communication skills and the ability to work in teams with academics from multiple disciplines is essential.

Salary details:

Bond University  offers vibrant campuses with state-of-the-art facilities in a picturesque location, as well as a range of tangible benefits including (but not limited to) competitive remuneration, bus services to the door, available car parking, use of the main campus library, Career Development Services, corporate discount programs and a bulk-billing medical centre on-site at main campus.

Remuneration for the appointment will commence at $117 334 plus 9.5% superannuation and will be commensurate with skills and experience. Salary packaging options are available for eligible employees.

Additional information:

Enquiries regarding these exciting opportunities can be directed to the Dean of Medicine, Professor Kirsty Forrest at

Application and submission details:

For further details regarding this appointment please reference the position description and selection criteria.

Applications will be submitted online via the Careers at Bond University candidate portal. Please follow the 'How to apply' instructions provided. All candidates will be required to register prior to submitting an application.

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Applicants must have current work rights in Australia at the time of application. This status will be verified as part of the recruitment process.

Conditions of employment for this position are offered under a Bond Employment Contract (BEC)

Bond University is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage our students and staff to respect individuality and diversity. In line with Bond University’s values, people from diverse backgrounds, women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people who identify as LGBTIQ+, and people with a disability are encouraged to apply for positions at the University.