Senior Lecturer in Rural Medicine

Location
Armidale, New South Wales
Salary
$110,751 to $127,534
Posted
06 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
25 Oct 2016
Ref
216116
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • Continuing, full-time or part time
  • $ 110,751 to $ 127,534 per annum (Level C) (pro rata for part time positions)
  • Plus 17% employer superannuation. Salary packaging options are available.
  • Plus clinical loading for medical or clinical practitioners, where applicable.
  • Relocation assistance provided

The School of Rural Medicine was established in 2008 and currently comprises about 40 on-campus staff (including clinical and research staff) and a significant number of medical staff associates with clinical
operations throughout the region. The School is responsible for delivering the Joint Medical Program in partnership with the University of Newcastle, and the Hunter New England and Central Coast Local Health Districts. It is committed to improving equity of access to health care in rural areas of Australia. The School enrols up to 300 JMP students with 60 students in each year level and is developing new programs to assist with the training of health and medical practitioners in particular those who practice rurally.

The School operates the Tablelands Clinical School (TCS), which is one of six regional clinical schools operating within the Joint Medical Program. Located next to the Armidale Rural and Referral Hospital, TCS maximises the clinical training of students in their final years of the medical program.

The School also manages the University'ss Anatomy Laboratory which operates a Body Donor Program and provides cadaver material for teaching and research purposes.

Research priorities for the school include (but are not limited to) ageing and disability, chronic disease, access to health care and health status of rural populations.

We are currently seeking to fill several Senior Lecturer vacancies to contribute to different aspects of the School'ss teaching and research activities. These positions are offered as either part time or full time
positions.

We are particularly keen to attract medically qualified or clinically qualified practitioners in a health related discipline such as radiography, pathology or physiotherapy or other allied health practitioners who would be able to contribute to one or more of the Schools teaching and research priorities.

  • Senior Lecturer (Clinical Anatomy) (1 x half time position, reference 216114): The incumbent will primarily be responsible for the delivery of the JMP anatomy teaching and the management of the University?s anatomy laboratory. This position offers the opportunity to lead and influence the future strategy of anatomy and the laboratory, engaging new partners and developing new programs using a multi-professional and multi-disciplinary approach. In addition they will be expected to apply their skills and expertise across other relevant areas of the School's curriculum and the research agenda. We are seeking a medically qualified or clinically qualified practitioner in a health related discipline such as radiography, pathology or
    physiotherapy or other allied health to this position.
  • Senior Lecturer in Rural Medicine (1 x half time position, reference 216115): The incumbent will primarily be responsible for providing academic and research leadership and support, and contribute to teaching delivery and curriculum development of courses and units offered in the School. The successful incumbent will be a registered medical or health practitioner with experience in medical education and teaching, rural health or curriculum development who can apply their skills and expertise across areas of the School's curriculum and the research agenda.

 

  • Senior Lecturer in Rural Medicine (1 x full time position, reference 216116): The incumbent will primarily be responsible for providing academic and research leadership and support, and contribute to curriculum development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of courses and units offered in the School. This position requires a PhD in a health related field and/or significant scholarship in rural health and/or medical education.

About UNE
The University of New England in Armidale, Australia is a unique university, in the enviable position of boasting an excellent international reputation as well as being a leader in research and academic innovation. UNE is proud of its heritage and status as one of Australia's oldest universities and we are committed to maintaining the tradition of distinction for which we are renowned.

About Armidale
Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights all for a fraction of the price you'd expect to pay in a major city. You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquillity of the New England on a rural property.

To find out more, visit: www.armidaleregion.com.au/ and www.experiencethehighs.com.au/.

Additional information
To discuss this role please contact Professor Geetha Ranmuthugala, Interim Head of School, phone: 02 6773 3678 or email granmuth@une.edu.au . To find out more about the School of Rural Medicine visit: www.une.edu.au/about-une/academic-schools/school-of-rural-medicine/

Closing Date: 25th October 2016

Reference No:
Senior Lecturer (Clinical Anatomy) (half-time) 216114
Senior Lecturer in Rural Medicine (half-time) 216115
Senior Lecturer in Rural Medicine (full-time) 216116

To demonstrate your suitability for any of these roles, please respond to the selection criteria for the position/positions you are applying for in your application.

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Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures. As a University committed to engaging a diverse workforce, UNE encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.