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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Paramedicine

Hobart, Australia
$108,285 to $148,446 plus 17% superannuation
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

Job Details

  • Develop and deliver high-quality teaching in undergraduate Paramedicine courses
  • Relocation assistance considered
  • Full time, ongoing position based in Hobart

About the opportunity

The School of Paramedicine is looking for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer to join their team at our Hobart campus. 

The University of Tasmania is proud to have the first School of Paramedicine in Australia and prides itself on excellence in teaching and research, working closely with the local health system to provide paramedic and postgraduate education.  With campuses in both Hobart and Sydney, our team produce excellent clinicians and future health leaders through higher education.

As our new lecturer, your primary focus will be to develop and deliver high-quality teaching in undergraduate Paramedicine courses by integrating contemporary research findings into curriculum development to address the evolving needs of the healthcare sector.

Your expertise in paramedicine, combined with a passion for teaching and research, will contribute to creating a learning environment that fosters innovation, critical thinking and practical skills among students, shaping them into professionals ready to meet the challenges of the healthcare sector.

Depending on your level of experience you will be able to take the lead on the development and implementation of innovative teaching, and student engagement strategies in paramedicine education.  You will also play a significant role in mentoring colleagues and fostering an environment of academic excellence and innovation. 

We have an opportunity for an Academic level B or C depending on relevant experience, and relocation assistance will be

considered for the right person.

Considering a move to Tasmania to take up this opportunity?

Offering a breath of fresh air, our island State’s wild landscapes, rugged coastlines, distinctive towns, and fascinating history have something for everyone. Tasmania has crafted a unique brand of creativity and adventure such as the world-famous MONA and the exceptional mountain bike tracks of Derby. Our acclaimed fresh food and beverage scene, family-run businesses, and diverse culinary experiences celebrate farm-fresh produce. From our island shores, our research extends to the great Southern Ocean and Antarctic and across the Asia-Pacific.

What you’ll do:

  • Deliver exceptional teaching experiences, utilising innovative methods and technologies to engage students in both online and face-to-face settings.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the Paramedicine curriculum, ensuring it remains current, comprehensive, and aligned with academic standards.
  • Engage in research activities that complement teaching responsibilities and contribute to the body of knowledge in paramedicine.
  • Actively participate in community engagement initiatives, fostering relationships between the university, the industry, and wider community stakeholders.
  • Pursue opportunities for professional growth and contribute to the academic community within the university, enhancing the reputation of the School of Paramedicine.

­What we’re looking for:

  • Completion of a PhD or tertiary qualification in education or significant clinical practice
  • Significant clinical paramedic experience.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching and curriculum development in a tertiary or clinical setting.
  • Registration as a Paramedic or eligibility for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

Salary details

Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level B or C and will have a total remuneration package of up to $173,682 comprising base salary within the range of $108,285 to $148,446 plus 17% superannuation.

How to Apply

  • To apply online, please provide the following supporting documentation:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role
  • Your responses to the success profile from the Position Description below
  • For further information about this position, please contact Belinda Flanagan, Associate Dean Rozelle Precinct and Head of School, Paramedicine on or 03 62264265.
  • 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 - 499919 - Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Paramedicine.pdf

Applications close Tuesday, 30 April 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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