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Senior Lecturer and Course Co-ordinator Healthcare in Remote and Extreme Environments

Hobart / Launceston / Burnie / Rozelle, Australia
$130,713 to $148,446 pro rata plus 17% superannuation
Closing date
24 Mar 2024

Job Details

  • Do you have experience in remote and expedition healthcare?
  • Oversee Healthcare in Remote and Extreme Environments Courses
  • Fixed Term (12 months), Part time (0.4) role based in Hobart, Launceston, Burnie or Rozelle

About the opportunity

The Tasmanian School of Medicine is looking for an experienced healthcare professional to join their team as the new Senior Lecturer and Course Coordinator for our Healthcare in Remote and Extreme Environment (HREE) courses.

This unique role is perfect for doctors, nurses or paramedics who have a broad range of experience in remote and expedition health care.  It will see you deliver, manage, and provide quality assurance for units such as Expedition Medicine, Space Medicine, and Extreme Sports Medicine.

Your firsthand experience will help us to support our students as well as provide an opportunity for collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to promote this exciting field of study.

If you’re an experienced healthcare professional with experience in teaching and leading a team, we would love to hear from you.

What you’ll do:

  • Undertake scholarly postgraduate (and if relevant undergraduate) curriculum development, course coordination, and coursework teaching of an exemplary quality.
  • Provide academic leadership and supervision.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships inside and outside of the university to support educational opportunities for students undertaking specialised units in HREE.

­What we’re looking for:

  • Qualifications in a relevant health profession, together with clinical, industry, or professional experience in remote and extreme environments.
  • Experience in higher education learning and teaching, especially in areas related to health professional education and clinical training.
  • Experience in coordination and administration of academic programs, including in curriculum development and course delivery.
  • Experience in managing academic teams, including in recruitment, probation, promotion, and workload allocation.
  • Experience in maintaining and fostering strong partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.

Salary details

Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level C and will have a total remuneration package of up to $173,682 comprising base salary within the range of $130,713 to $148,446 pro rata plus 17% superannuation.

How to Apply

  • To apply online, please provide your CV and 1-2-page cover letter outlining your interest in the role, skills, capabilities and experience.  You do not need to separately address the success criteria.
  • For further information about this position, please contact Nicola Stephens - Director Public Health and Health Service Innovation Program on 03 62264229 or
  • Please visit for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.
  • Please refer to the attached Position Description Below for full details.

Download File PD - Senior Lecturer and Co-ordinator HREE.pdf

Applications close Sunday, 24 March 2024, 11.55pm

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfil the requirements of this role.


The University of Tasmania can only ever be as good as the people who choose to work with us; our staff and students are our most important asset. Realisation of our vision is dependent on a talented workforce, committed to the innovative thinking required to conceptualise and operationalise our strategy and accomplish our objectives. By building rewarding careers and a healthy and engaged workforce and culture, the University will continue to be an employer of choice.

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Private Bag 46
TAS 7001

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