Lecturer / Senior Lecturer (Indigenous Health - Discipline of Medicine)

Location
Perth (Region), Western Australia (AU)
Salary
$103,101 - $144,971 (ALB/C) plus 17% superannuation
Posted
24 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
14 Dec 2022
Ref
995898
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • $103,101 - $144,971 (ALB/C) plus 17% superannuation
  • 3-year, full time contract
  • Based within the Curtin Medical School

Your new role
  
As Lecturer / Senior Lecturer – Indigenous Health you will support Indigenous health teaching and cultural orientation and safety activities for students and staff within the Discipline of Medicine.

You will also support admission processes for entry to the MBBS course including those for our specific Indigenous Australian entry pathway, be available to provide mentoring for our Indigenous Australian medical students, inform and support wellbeing initiatives for all students, and facilitate or lead research and evaluation activities. You will work closely with the Associate Dean (Medicine), Director – Medical Program, Director – Medical Education and Clinical Specialist Lead for Indigenous Health.
  
This role would be well-suited to an Indigenous Australian health care provider (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker or Practitioner, nurse, psychologist, allied healthcare provider, pharmacist, doctor) who would like to ensure the next generation of doctors is well positioned to meet the health care needs of Indigenous Australians.

You will be someone with experience in health care and have a passion for supporting the wellbeing of students and ensuring they adopt standards of behaviour and knowledge that enables them to provide high quality, appropriate and culturally safe health care for Indigenous Australians. You will also have a demonstrated commitment to supporting and growing the Indigenous Australia medical practitioner workforce.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Prof Graeme Maguire, Associate Dean, Discipline of Medicine, Curtin Medical School at graeme.maguire@curtin.edu.au.
  
About us

The Curtin Medical School - Discipline of Medicine’s mission is that our graduates be recognised for their commitment to general practice, mental health, and aged care as well as rural, regional and Indigenous health care. It is one of four Disciplines in the Curtin Medical School and is responsible for our five-year undergraduate medical program (MBBS) and an associated, dedicated intercalated research year (BMedSci (Hons)) for selected MBBS students. We welcomed our first cohort of 60 medical students in 2017 and celebrated our first graduating doctors at the end of 2021.
  
The medical school is based in a dedicated building on the University Bentley campus with tailored clinical teaching and simulation facilities and offers the only undergraduate medical degree in Western Australia. It now enrols 120 new students each year with preferential selection of students with a rural, Indigenous Australian, or disadvantaged background. In addition, the School has nine metropolitan hospital clinical placement sites, health campuses in Midland (Perth) and Kalgoorlie (Goldfields, WA), is a member of Rural Clinical School WA and has close links with metropolitan and rural primary care and other community-based health care providers.
  
Our vibrant Bentley campus includes a gym, childcare, medical centre, an art gallery, endless food options including a full-range grocer, yarning circle and beautiful gardens, end-of-trip facilities, good parking and excellent public transport connections.
  
For more information about our university, please visit www.curtin.edu.au

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