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Senior Lecturer in Paramedicine

Adelaide, Australia
$129,818 - $149,331
Closing date
24 Mar 2024

Position Details

  • Continuing | Full-Time
  • Teaching Specialist Level C | $129,818 - $149,331
  • Bedford Park / Kaurna Country
  • Position Description

About Paramedicine at Flinders University

With our first graduates completing more than 20 years ago, our Paramedicine program is well-established and nationally reputable, with our graduates contributing to healthcare all around the world. We have strong industry partnerships with SA Ambulance Service, St. John Ambulance (NT), and Acadian Ambulance Service (USA). The recent expansion of our Paramedicine program into the Northern Territory and Regional South Australia provides a unique learning opportunity for students, and for staff added possibilities for teaching and research. Through student-centred teaching, safe learning environments, and a focus on wellbeing, our teaching team are passionate in equipping our graduates to deliver best-practice patient care to the communities they serve.

About the Role

The Senior Lecturer will provide leadership in delivering excellence in teaching and learning across the suite of Paramedicine topics and courses in the College of Medicine and Public Health. The Senior Lecturer will be responsible for making a significant and wide-ranging contribution to leadership in teaching and scholarship of teaching using innovations in teaching practices and technologies to deliver excellence in teaching by incorporating a well-developed understanding of contemporary paramedicine clinical practice. The Senior Lecturer will also have a key leadership role in service to the College and/or University.

About You

We are looking for an academic who can add excellence and high-quality teaching to the Paramedicine discipline, especially if you have previously worked on topic coordination and curriculum design. You will have a strong clinical background and commitment to professional development around research and scholarship of teaching and learning.

Furthermore, successful candidates will ideally have:

  • Clinical qualifications in paramedicine and current registration with the Paramedicine Board of Australia (PBA)/AHPRA
  • Completion of a PhD and/or tertiary qualifications in education or advanced clinical practice
  • Evidence of experience with teaching and learning at a tertiary level and/or in an appropriate workplace setting, inclusive of simulation
  • Evidence of student-centred approaches to learning and teaching methodologies that are culturally safe and enhance student success
  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with staff, students, and industry partners
  • Demonstrated engagement with a relevant external professional organisation and commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Evidence of professional development of teaching including peer or supervisor reviews of teaching, curriculum reviews, and internal or external accreditation activities (desirable)

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?

  • 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

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

How to Apply and Information


Applications to be submitted before 10:00 pm:

24 Mar 2024

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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