Clinical Academic and Consultant in Maternal Fetal Medicine

North Adelaide, Australia
29 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
29 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Prestigious international university and Women’s and Children’s Hospital
  • Exciting Clinical Academic role
  • Full Time Continuing position

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.

The Adelaide Medical School encompasses the disciplines of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (which is the Discipline of relevance), Paediatrics, Acute Care Medicine, Medicine, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics and Trauma, Psychiatry and Surgery. The Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology comprises clinical academics, researchers, many of whom are externally funded, and clinical titleholders.

The Adelaide Medical School is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in the Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology who will be based at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital (WCH), and will participate in the delivery of services in the area of Maternal Fetal Medicine.

The appointee will supervise junior medical staff, and will provide leadership in teaching and research in the Adelaide Medical School, and in service and policy development at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital. The appointee will further develop Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Maternal Fetal Medicine as academic entities within the Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

This full time position will be located within the Adelaide Medical School or its affiliated research and teaching spaces, with clinical services and duties provided in the Women’s and Babies Division, Women’s and Children’s Health Network (WCHN).

The responsibilities to the University of Adelaide position include leadership in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and development of a high quality research program relevant to the Discipline. Additionally, the successful applicant will be required to evaluate and provide, academic support to the Division of Women’s and Babies in WCHN including the promotion of a culture of research and teaching excellence.

The responsibilities to WCH will include Clinical Delivery, Clinical Leadership and Clinical Administration.

Term of position:  This continuing position and will be appointed to both the University of Adelaide and Women’s and Children’s Health Network with two employment contracts issued.

Salary:  Consultant level salary $194,265 - $255,974 with allowances split across the two institutions

Superannuation:  An employer contribution of 17% (UoA) & 9.5% (WCHN) applies

Position requirements

To be successful you should have:

  1. Registered as a medical practitioner, specialist obstetrician and gynaecologist with AHPRA.
  2. FRANZCOG (or equivalent) plus DDU (or equivalent) or CMFM or working towards same.
  3. Track record in administration, research and teaching commensurate with level.
  4. Higher research degree (MD or PhD) or working towards same.
  5. Experience in conducting high quality research in a recognised area of strength within the Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  6. Demonstrated excellence in teaching both undergraduate and post-graduate students in a tertiary clinical and academic setting

Please address and upload your responses to the selection criteria / 'Knowledge and Experience' section of the position description within the online application. If you have any queries regarding this position, please contact Dr Paul Duggan telephone: (08) 8161 7619, email:

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

Closing date:  29th September 2017

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.