Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Rural Medicine

Armidale, Australia
29 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
18 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term

School of Rural Medicine

  • Fixed-term for 12 months, with possible extension to 2 years
  • Part time 0.4 FTE
  • $115,785 to $133,330 (Level C) or $139,174 to $153,205 (Level D) per annum
  • Plus 9.5% employer superannuation.
  • Applicants must have full time work rights for the term of the contract (UNE will not provide sponsorship for this position)

The University of New England in Armidale, Australia boasts an excellent national and international reputation being a leader in research and academic innovation that has industry impact.  We aim to foster a constructive and engaged culture where creative ideas and innovation thrive.

Located in Armidale in the Northern Tablelands of NSW, the School of Rural Medicine delivers the Joint Medical Program (JMP) BMedSci / MD in partnership with the University of Newcastle, Hunter New England Local Health District and the Central Coast Local Health District. 

About the role

The person appointed to this role will provide academic leadership to the School of Rural Medicine at UNE and the JMP┬« in establishing a longitudinal rural clerkship in parallel to the Phase 3 curriculum.The appointee will liaise with the Phase 3 Chair, the Dean of the Tablelands Clinical School, the Dean of the Peel Clinical School, local medical practitioners and GP practices in New England, and staff at Hunter New England Local Health District in developing an integrated model of delivery based in rural General Practice for the year-long courses MEDI6201and MEDI6202.  The person appointed to this role will oversee the development and delivery of thislongitudinal curriculum at the University of New England and University of Newcastle; and provide academic and teaching support to students enrolled at the rural clinical schools, support teaching and learning for supervisors and identify an effective model of a longitudinal rural clerkship in MM4 towns in New England Northwest..The primary focus is on deepening the clinical experience and extending competencies in the clinical, social and rural contexts. In consultation with the Clinical Deans and community-based clinicians, the appointee will scope and explore models of teaching and learning, and support for rurally based students.

For further information, please refer to the position description.

Additional information

To discuss this opportunity, please contact Professor Geetha Ranmuthugala by email

Closing Date: 18 October 2020 (Midnight)

Reference No: 220079

To Apply

Your application should be comprised of:

  1. One page cover letter outlining who you are, your strengths and qualifications, and why you are interested in the role at UNE;
  2. A current resume containing details of 3 referees. At least one referee should have a thorough knowledge of your work over the past 2 years as your manager or supervisor;
  3. Responses to the selection criteria contained in the position statement available at 

Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures. As a University committed to engaging a diverse workforce, UNE encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.