Lecturer in Medical Education / Phase 1 Coordinator

Newcastle, Australia
$103,221 to $122,576 +17% superannuation
31 Aug 2023
End of advertisement period
27 Sep 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Category:  Academic Level B

Base Salary: $103,221 to $122,576 +17% superannuation

Position: Full Time Permanent

Location: Callaghan Campus (Newcastle)

  • Impact student learning. 
  • Contribute to the delivery of Year’s 1 & 2, Phase 1 Joint Medical Program. 
  • Competitive salary, 17% super, additional University holidays and much more… 

Inspire students completing Year’s 1 & 2 Joint Medical Program. Ensure successful delivery of the curriculum & student learning outcomes.

About our university

The University of Newcastle stands as a global leader distinguished by a commitment to equity and excellence. Our vision is to be a world-leading University for our regions and create a better future for our regions and the globe. Underpinned by this vision and our values of excellence, equity, engagement and sustainability, the University of Newcastle’s Looking Ahead Strategic Plan 2020-2025 outlines the University’s commitment to delivering an exceptional student experience and serving our communities.

For more information click here – Our Uni.

About the school

  • The School
  • Led by Dean and Head of School, Professor Jane Bleasel
  • Read about our Joint Medical Program (JMP) delivered jointly by the University of Newcastle and the University of New England and supported by the Central Coast Local Health District and the Hunter New England Local Health District.

Be challenged and imagine with us

In this position you will contribute as a part of a coordination team to the delivery and management of Year 1 and Year 2 courses, which constitute Phase 1 of the Joint Medical Program (JMP).

You will also be required to collaborate with other members of the coordination team, Problem Based Learning (PBL) and Case Based Learning (CBL)tutors, administrators and other stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of the curriculum and the achievement of student learning outcomes across all teaching sites.

This position will be based at the Callaghan Campus. There are strong links with academic educators and clinical colleagues at other JMP teaching campuses including the Central Coast Clinical School and the University of New England.

This position offers a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to progress their career in the academic arena, especially for someone who either has or is working towards completing a PhD.

How you will inspire us

Together with the requirements of the selection criteria, to be successful in the role you will:

  • have a passion for teaching students and a willingness to pass knowledge on to students;
  • be passionate about mentoring and academic support;
  • have strong communication, management and organisational skills;
  • possess empathy and a willingness to provide support to students from a wellbeing perspective.

Please note, as part of the recruitment process you will need to address each criterion of the Selection Criteria (including desirable criterion) in your application. You will find the complete list of Selection Criteria in the attached Position Description.

What we offer

In addition to working for a university that is breaking boundaries, discovering new ways of thinking and cementing a place as a global leader, we offer a range of benefits to our employees to ensure you balance your commitments, stay healthy and work effectively.

These include:

  • flexible working arrangements (in line with the University’s Flexible Work Policy);
  • 17% super and salary packaging;
  • additional University Holiday days, generous personal leave and parental leave, annual leave loading and additional purchased leave scheme;
  • discounts in private health insurance, gym memberships, software, travel and more;
  • wellbeing programs.

For information on our employee benefits please visit here.

Your next steps

Please visit here for a guide on how to apply for a role. It’s important you read this document to ensure you are providing all the requirements of your application.

If viewing this on a job board other than the University's please click ‘Apply’ to reach the University's website, where a copy of the Position Description can be accessed. Please download a copy before commencing your application.

Your application must include:

  • Your ORCID ID
  • A URL link to your University Academic Profile (or equivalent)
  • A Cover Letter, including contact details for a minimum of three relevant referees.
  • A statement addressing the Essential and Desirable Criteria, as provided in the Position Description attached above (4 pages max)
  • Your CV, which should be a maximum of five pages and be succinct and discipline appropriate.

Please upload your Cover Letter and response to the requested Criteria as one PDF document.

Your Cover Letter and Response to the Essential Criteria should not exceed 4 pages (approximately 2,000 words).

For the full list of the selection criteria and role responsibilities, please download the Position Description (available in the Related Documents section below).

For specific position enquiries, please contact the Deputy Head of School (Medical Education), Professor Bunmi Malau-Aduli via email at bunmi.malauaduli@newcastle.edu.au or on 02 4042 0781.

Having Difficulties? Please reach out to us: employment@newcastle.edu.au

Closing date: Wednesday, 27 September 2023 at 11:59 pm AEST

We are excited to be Looking Ahead with you!

Move to Newcastle

A move to Newcastle offers you the choice to live in the city, by the sea or near bushland - the region offers a wonderful place for a family to grow and the opportunity to strike a work/life balance.

Visit the City of Newcastle site to imagine your future in Newcastle.

The University of Newcastle is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Birpai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.