Lecturer / Senior Lecturer, Indigenous Health, Graduate Medicine

Wollongong, Australia
$104,870 - $143,665 + 17% superannuation
23 May 2022
End of advertisement period
19 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Permanent/Continuing, Full-Time position
  • Level B or Level C appointment: $104,870 - $143,665 + 17% superannuation
  • Graduate School of Medicine, Shoalhaven (with consideration given to other GSM sites)
  • * Identified Position

The Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health (SMAH) is committed to quality outcomes delivered via a sustainable model where development and innovation are key elements of all that we do. Our Faculty comprises of Schools of Chemistry and Molecular Bioscience; Earth, Atmospheric and Life Sciences; Nursing; Medicine, and; Medical, Indigenous and Health Sciences.

In enabling the graduation of culturally safe and competent medical practitioners, the Graduate School of Medicine has a commitment to the pedagogical principles of the Indigenous Health Curriculum Framework developed by the Medical Deans of Australia & New Zealand and other best practice standards for Indigenous medical education. The GSM’s Lecturer/Senior Lecturer: Indigenous Health will lead the teaching and learning of Indigenous Health within the University of Wollongong’s Doctor of Medicine Program (MD). This includes curriculum design, development and implementation in relation to the area of Indigenous Health as outlined by the Australian Medical Council (AMC) Standards for Accreditation of primary medical programs. The role will also implement KPIs and Core Requirements relating to Indigenous Health, under the externally funded Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training (RHMT) program.

The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer: Indigenous Health will develop and facilitate strong links between the GSM, the School of Medical, Indigenous and Health Sciences, the Indigenous community, and staff of hospital and community-based health services. This position will work closely with both the GSM Academic Leader: Admissions and the Pre-Medicine Academic Coordinator to support the recruitment, selection and retention of Indigenous medical students.

You will be prompted to respond to a selection criteria questionnaire as part of the application process. For further information about this position, please contact Professor Nicholas Glasgow, Interim Dean of Medicine on nglasgow@uow.edu.au.

Closing Date: Sunday 19 June 2022, 11:59 PM

* This is an Identified position. The University of Wollongong (UOW) considers that being an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under s14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

UOW is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and strives to be an employer of choice for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Australians. UOW offers excellent working conditions in a great location, with sociable hours, family friendly policies, flexible work practices, generous leave provisions including cultural & ceremonial leave and ongoing opportunities for professional development. The successful applicant is required to provide confirmation of their Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander heritage.

As this position will be required to attend Public Health Facilities, The Public Health (COVID-19 Vaccination of Health Care Workers) Order (No 2) 2021 [NSW], requires that the holder of this position has received at least 2 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.  Evidence of this vaccination is required, unless evidence of a medical contraindication to be vaccinated against COVID-19 is presented.