Clinical Deans - Adelaide Medical School

Adelaide, Australia
$193,308 pro-rata per annum
22 Aug 2023
End of advertisement period
23 Sep 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Clinical Deans, multiple part-time positions, Adelaide Medical School

Academic Level E $193,308 pro-rata per annum, plus clinical loading if criteria met and an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

3 x 5-year, fixed term, part time positions between 0.4 FTE and 0.8 FTE to be based within Central Adelaide, Northern Adelaide and the Women’s and Children’s Health Network- available immediately.

The Clinical Dean holds a key leadership position within the Adelaide Medical School, and design and delivery of the Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and Bachelor of Medical Studies/ Doctor of Medicine (BMD) programs. It is anticipated that the Clinical Dean will be co-appointed to senior clinical role at a Local Health Network.

Responsible for overseeing clinical education and training of students at one of the University of Adelaide’s affiliated Local Health Networks (LHNs), the Clinical Dean will be crucial in coordinating and integrating relevant clinical teaching sites into the programs, serving as a local ambassador for the university and fostering engagement with the local clinical community.

The Clinical Dean will also play a vital role in realising the potential for postgraduate programs in the clinical space and increase the University presence in the LHN to promote collaborative research with the health sector and increase the University's productivity in that field.

This position works closely with the Dean of Medicine, the Director of Medical Education, Medical Program Coordinators and clinical and administrative staff based at the associated hospital and the Adelaide Medical School.

To be successful you will need: 

  • To be co-appointed to a senior (consultant) clinical role at a LHN.
  • Relevant experience in clinical education/training of medical students in teaching hospitals.
  • Specialist medical qualification and registration with AHPRA enabling clinical practice.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the needs of medical students, including international students.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships with senior and junior medical staff and other health professionals in hospitals and the community, the University and wider community.
  • Passionate and unequivocal commitment to excellence in research and education and the demonstrated capacity to lead and motivate others.
  • Strong communication and persuasion skills leading to proven favourable outcomes.
  • Commitment to the principles of collegiality and to equity and diversity.
  • Exemplary personal qualities of integrity, energy, tenacity and judgement

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of eight schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

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If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the link below for a copy of the role statement and to apply:

Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 23 September 2023.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Danny Liew
Dean of Medicine, Head, Adelaide Medical School
P: +61 (8) 831 34893

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.