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Lecturer in Indigenous Health (Identified)

Adelaide, Australia
$106,403 - $125,917 p.a.
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

Position Details

  • Continuing | Full-Time
  • Academic Level B | $106,403 - $125,917 p.a.
  • Location: Bedford Park / Kaurna Country
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About the College of Medicine and Public Health      

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.

About the Role

The Lecturer in Indigenous Health will contribute to excellence in teaching and learning in Indigenous Health in the Doctor of Medicine course as well as in the Paramedicine course Practice as part of the teaching team. This position will be responsible for making an independent contribution to teaching and the scholarship of teaching using innovations in practices and technologies to deliver excellence.

The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and s 65 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA) The position is therefore only open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people.

About You

To be successful in this role you will demonstrate:

  • Doctorate in a relevant field or equivalent experience and standing in the field
  • Capacity to contribute to curriculum reviews and internal and external accreditation activities
  • Sustained excellence in teaching performance at a tertiary level
  • Understanding of the nexus between teaching and learning, research and scholarship
  • Evidence of an independent and innovative contribution to the development, delivery and evaluation of innovative teaching and learning strategies both in the classroom and in clinical education, including student assessment
  • Experience in coordinating and/or leading the activities of other staff (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 (Bedford Park, South Australia).

Our Commitment to Reconciliation and Indigenous Employment

Flinders University is proud to be an organisation that is committed to our Reconciliation Action Plan and Indigenous Workforce Strategy. Our vision is to be a preferred employer for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  We are committed to progressing Indigenous advancement in education, research, employment, and wellbeing, and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all Flinders vacancies.

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 
  • Proof of Aboriginality Documentation

How to Apply and Information


Applications to be submitted before 10:00 pm:

23 Apr 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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