Problem-based Learning Facilitators

Robina, Gold Coast, Australia
24 Feb 2017
End of advertisement period
03 Aug 2017
Contract Type
  • Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine
  • Casual appointments
  • Position reference no: HSM1720

About the position

Bond University‚Äôs Medical Program makes extensive use of a problem-based learning (PBL) approach to teaching in the first two years of the Program.  This involves weekly learning, which is formulated around the discussion of a clinical scenario.

Sessional PBL Facilitators work alongside academic staff in the first two years of the Medical Program playing a key role in guiding students to develop effective team work skills, problem-solving and critical thinking skills, as well as self-directed and adult learning capabilities.  They also support students in developing the competencies required of a junior medical student.

Applications will be accepted throughout the year to be considered for positions as they arise.

About the person:

To be considered for these appointments, you will be degree qualified in a science or health science discipline and possess experience in teaching, training and tutoring in the tertiary/ higher education sector.

Prior experience as a PBL facilitator, and/or postgraduate studies in Learning and Teaching will be highly regarded.

Candidates interested in pursuing a casual semester-based position are encouraged to apply. Bond University has a 12 week, tri - semester academic calendar, with semesters commencing in January, May and September each year. 

Please note that the faculty are not seeking to recruit medically qualified candidates for these appointments.

Salary details:

Bond University offers a vibrant campus with state-of-the-art facilities in a picturesque location, as well as a range of tangible benefits including (but not limited to): competitive remuneration, bus services to the door, available car parking, use of fitness centre, use of library, Career Development Services, corporate discount programs and a bulk-billing medical centre on-site.

These positions will be paid at the appropriate University Academic casual rate.

Application and submission details:

For further details regarding this appointment please reference the position description and selection criteria.

Applications should include the following supporting documents:

  • A cover letter including the position title, where you saw this role being advertised and the position reference number #HSM1720
  • A curriculum vitae which includes the names and contact details of three referees;
  • A statement addressing each of the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Completed applications should be sent to:
Peta Dawson/Tanya Anderson

Applicants must have current work rights in Australia at the time of application. This status will be verified as part of the recruitment process.

Conditions of employment for this position are offered under a Bond Employment Contract (BEC)

Bond University is an equal opportunity employer.