Senior Lecturer in Medicine

Adelaide, Australia
$111,951- $129,093 per annum
29 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
30 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Part Time
  • Prestigious international university
  • Wide range of employee benefits
  • Level C + Clinical Loading

The University of Adelaide is one of Australia's leading Group of Eight, research-intensive universities and is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. Established in 1874, it is Australia's third oldest university with a strong reputation for preparing educated leaders and delivering research outcomes that contribute to local, national and global wellbeing.

University of Adelaide employees enjoy a range of benefits and favourable work conditions that include opportunities for career development and advancement.

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences is one of five faculties at the University of Adelaide. Comprised of five schools and a number of disciplines, research centres and institutes, the faculty is focused on education excellence and innovative research in the health sciences. Programs taught out of the faculty train medical practitioners: surgeons, dentists, nurses and psychologists and other health professionals. The faculty boasts one of the largest concentrations of leading researchers, academic teachers and clinical titleholders working across the areas of health.

The School of Medicine encompasses the disciplines of Acute Care Medicine, Anatomy and Pathology, General Practice, Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Orthopaedics and Trauma, Paediatrics, Pharmacology, Physiology, Psychiatry, Rural Health and Surgery. Made up of academics, researchers and clinical titleholders, the school is the largest in the University.

The Discipline of General Practice is seeking an academic with an excellent or emerging track record of research in General Practice or Primary Health Care to develop a strong research portfolio that aligns with the current interests of the Discipline and School. The successful candidate will be willing to collaborate widely and engage with external stakeholders as well as share in teaching and administrative activities within the Discipline, including the supervision of postgraduate students.

Salary: (Level C) $111,951- $129,093 per annum

Superannuation: An employer contribution of 17% may apply.

Term of position: This part time continuing position at 0.5FTE and is available from February 2017.

You should have:

  • Ability to pursue independent research in a health related field
  • Success in obtaining competitive grant funding
  • A record of research-based publication commensurate with your experience
  • A PhD or be close to completing one, with the ability to supervise post-graduate students and direct a research team
  • Demonstrated competence to accept primary responsibility for some teaching programmes and administrative tasks for the Discipline or School
  • Ability to collaborate and work as part of a team

Please address and upload your responses to the selection criteria within the online application. If you have any queries regarding this position, please contact Professor Nigel Stocks, Head of General Practice, telephone: 8313 3462 or email:

To obtain a copy of the Selection Criteria, please visit the University of Adelaide Job opportunities page via this link:

Closing date: Friday 30th December 2016

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.