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Senior Lecturer in Rehabilitation and Aged Care Medicine

Adelaide, Australia
$129,818 to $297,073 pro rata
Closing date
17 Dec 2023

Position Details

  • Fixed Term 5 Year Contract | Part-Time 0.4FTE (0.2FTE with Flinders University | 0.2FTE with SALHN)
  • Flinders University: Academic Level C | $129,818 - $149,331 pro rata + Clinical Loading
  • SALHN: $225,458 - $297,073 pro rata + Allowances
  • Location: Flinders University and Flinders Medical Centre / Kaurna Country
  • View Flinders University Position Description
  • View SALHN Position Description

We are seeking a leading Rehabilitation Medicine Medical Practitioner/Clinical Academic to work 0.4FTE at Flinders University and 0.4FTE at the Flinders Medical Centre (SALHN), educating the next generation of medical practitioners and providing high-quality healthcare to rehabilitation patients and families.

About Flinders University's College of Medicine and Public Health & SALHN

At the College of Medicine and Public Health, we deliver clinical, population and lab-based research, integrated teaching programs and high-quality clinical services. Our footprint reaches out from our world class teaching hospital at the Flinders Medical Centre in South Australia to multiple rural clinical locations all the way to Darwin in the Northern Territory. Our research and teaching equip the next generation of leaders and innovators with the skill, commitment, and vision to protect vulnerable communities and truly advance health outcomes. It is at the heart of everything we do.

SALHN provides care for more than 350,000 people living in the southern metropolitan area of Adelaide as well as providing a number of state-wide services to those in regional areas. More than 7,500 skilled staff provide high quality patient care, education, research, and health promoting services. SALHN provides a range of acute and sub-acute health services for people of all ages. SALHN includes Flinders Medical Centre, Noarlunga Hospital, GP Plus Health Care Centres and Super Clinics, Mental Health Services, Sub-acute services, including Repat Health Precinct, Jamie Larcombe Centre and Aboriginal Family Clinics.


Flinders University: The Clinical Academic will be a senior member of the academic staff in Rehabilitation and Aged Care in the College. In addition to leading quality research endeavours, the incumbent will provide leadership in the planning and delivery of topics within Rehabilitation Medicine including development of curriculum teaching materials, delivery of lectures/tutorials or other innovative teaching and learning strategies, examinations and may be involved in placement education. Creating a respectful environment centred on education and research, the Clinical Academic will also develop strong working relationships with diverse stakeholders (internally and externally) to further the academic endeavours of the College and the University. Some out-of-hours work and travel (rural, interstate and overseas) may be required.

SALHN: As a Clinical Academic within SALHN, the incumbent will provide clinical services of the highest possible standard to the Rehabilitation medical patients, both in terms of individual performance and by providing clinical leadership, and contribution to a multi-disciplinary approach to the delivery of patient care. There will also be a focus on providing high-level clinical teaching to undergraduate students.

About You

As successful Clinical Academic, you will be a distinguished leader, with demonstrated evidence of teaching expertise and curriculum development at a tertiary level. You will have an established research reputation internationally, in an area related to the College of Medicine and Public Health’s strengths, evidenced by quality publications and grant acquisitions. Communication and interpersonal skills come naturally to you, particularly when it comes to collaborating with staff, students, and industry.

Furthermore, you will demonstrate:

  • Completion of a PhD, or equivalent qualification, or PhD in progress.
  • Evidence of delivering innovative teaching methods to students, including e-learning platforms, communication technologies and ways that you inspire excellence amongst colleagues
  • Previous experience supervising honours/research degree students
  • An understanding of the nexus between teaching and learning, research, and scholarship
  • Contributions to a relevant professional domain and the wider community context at the local, national, and international levels.

Life at Flinders

We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world.

Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders?

  • Attraction and Retention and On-call allowances (SALHN)
  • Clinical loading (Flinders University)
  • 17% Superannuation + salary packaging options
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Wide range of professional development activities and services
  • We embrace diversity and promote equity and inclusion for all students and staff
  • Vibrant campus life and amenities including on campus health care servicesgym and childcare centre (Bedford Park campus).

Prescribed Conditions for Employment

  • A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.
  • Please note that you may be required to provide evidence that you are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, in line with the Flinders University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy 
  • It is a requirement of this position that the incumbent maintain a current Working With Children Check which is satisfactory to the University in accordance with the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA).

How to Apply and Information

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.


Applications to be submitted before 10:00 pm:

17 Dec 2023

At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.

Flinders. Fearless.

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