Senior Teaching Fellow - Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Sydney, Australia
$118,401 to $136,161
24 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
23 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Macquarie is the university of pioneering minds. Globally recognised as one of Australia's leading research universities, Macquarie is a place where extraordinary new possibilities come to light. We've helped people to hear, introduced wireless internet technology to the world and broken through traditional boundaries by appointing Australia's first female vice-chancellor.

At Macquarie you'll join a vibrant community of diverse perspectives, all working towards a brighter future for our communities and our planet. Surrounded by beautiful parkland campus, our students and staff are free to explore and discover, supported by facilities including a high-tech library, private teaching hospital, gym and pools, childcare facilities, a campus train station and the newly expanded Macquarie Centre shopping complex next door. 

In Macquarie's newly established Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences you'll join leading researchers, passionate educators and internationally respected clinicians, united in a mission towards delivering the best patient care.  Home to the Australian Institute of Health Innovation and Australia's first fully integrated academic health sciences centre, we are a place of bold discoveries and distinctive educational programs that embolden the future leaders of healthcare.

Join us and start seeing the world in a different light. 

The Role 

The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences is seeking a Senior Teaching Fellow to work with the Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching and other colleagues within the Faculty to provide operational teaching and learning support to academic staff across a variety of medical and health disciplines. They will manage and contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of strategies, programs, projects and services to assure and improve Faculty capacity and individual capability in relation to the design, development, implementation and evaluation of technology enabled learning, teaching, and curricula.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of medical and/or health related curriculum design and development. They will be well organised with experience working on education design and development projects with multidisciplinary teams. They will have a record in research as evidenced by high quality publications and success in attracting research funding.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position applications must respond to the selection criteria below and attach as a separate document in the application process.

  • PhD in Biomedical Science, Health or Medical Education
  • Demonstrated experience in the development, implementation and review of curriculum with a commitment and capability to deliver high quality learning and teaching
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to the development of a culture of excellence in medical education and research that is underpinned by evidence based practice
  • Demonstrated capacity to provide leadership at course/program level
  • Proven ability to mentor and supervise undergraduate, honours and postgraduate students
  • Record of successful research student supervision relative to opportunity
  • A well-articulated research agenda and a publication track record
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with abilities to work effectively within and across teams, and to work positively and influentially with staff to achieve the Faculty's learning and teaching goals

Salary Package: from $118,401 to $136,161 p.a. (Level C), plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading

Appointment Type: full-time, continuing

Specific Role Enquiries: Prof Joanne Lind at

General Recruitment Enquiries: Sally Langford at        

 Applications Close: 11:55pm, Sunday, 23 April 2017

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians; people who identify as GLBTI; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.

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