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Lecturer, Adelaide Medical School

Adelaide, Australia
$107,276 to $126,894 per annum
Closing date
10 Dec 2023

(Level B) $107,276 to $126,894 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies. Clinical loading may also apply.

Year 1 Professionalism and Leadership Coordinator, Adelaide Medical School

Fixed term, part time position (0.2FTE) available for 12 months, with the possibility of extension.

The Adelaide Medical School provides an innovative and collaborative research and teaching environment, located primarily in the Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences building on North Terrace.

Based at the Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences, this Lecturer role will be responsible for coordinating and teaching into the Professionalism and Leadership Domain of a Year 1 undergraduate medical program. The specific learning areas involve patient-centred healthcare, communication skills, clinical ethics, law and regulation, employability (self-management, teamwork and leadership) and digital health (innovation).

Working collaboratively in a team with other academics to deliver and enhance the Professionalism and Leadership domain of the Year 1 curriculum, the successful candidate will play a pivotal role in the current medical program and have opportunities to develop innovative, context relevant teaching and assessment activities.  This role is intended as an entry level academic career development position with scope for establishing a future role in medical education.

The incumbent will also be responsible for:

  • Reviewing and developing teaching activities relevant to the Professionalism and Leadership Domain for year 1 (Foundations of Medicine and Medical Studies 1).
  • Creating assessments specific to Professionalism and Leadership.
  • Updating all year 1 Professionalism and Leadership content on the MyUni learning platform.
  • Delivering lectures and facilitating workshops on Professionalism and Leadership content for year 1.
  • Contributing to the creation of integrated assessments.
  • Contributing to the marking of Professionalism and Leadership and integrated assessments
  • Recruitment and support of Professionalism and Leadership tutors.

To be successful you will need: 

  • Experience in working in Australia as a doctor, or as a registered health professional in a multidisciplinary team that includes medical practitioners.
  • Demonstrated experience teaching in Medical Professionalism and Leadership or equivalent and an ability to apply this to a clinical context.
  • Demonstrated teaching experience at a tertiary level.
  • Proven ability to contribute successfully to a multidisciplinary work environment.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills and the ability to work as part of a team.

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 to be taken through to the online application form.

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, 10 December 2023.

The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Dr Andrea Dillion
Program Director - Year 1-3 Medicine
P: +61 (8) 83130073

You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. 

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