Clinical Academic in Medicine

Brisbane, Australia
15 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

The UQ Medical Program

The Faculty of Medicine is a leading provider of medical education in Queensland, with the country’s largest medical degree program. Its MD program includes graduate entry and school-leaver entry streams, and is an integrated, case-based/problem based learning program. The Phase 1 or preclinical component of the program is delivered by a combination of biomedical scientists and clinicians, predominantly at the St. Lucia campus but also at affiliated major teaching hospitals. Phase 2 is delivered at a large number of hospitals in Brisbane, across Queensland and in Louisiana and covers the academic disciplines of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, General Practice, Medical Ethics, Law and Professional Practice, Medical Imaging, Medicine, Molecular and Cellular Pathology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Child Health, Psychiatry, Rural Medicine, and Surgery.

The role

The Clinical Academic in Medicine will work with the Head of the Royal Brisbane Clinical Unit to contribute to the delivery of the course curriculum and assessments for MBBS/MD Year 3 Medicine rotation students.  There will be a significant contribution as an examiner for Year 3 exams in each rotation throughout the year and work to improve the organisation and running of the clinical exams.

The person

Applicants should be a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and possess Undergraduate qualifications in a discipline relevant to the role. The successful candidate will have demonstrated expert knowledge in the area of Internal Medicine as well as experience in clinic-based medical teaching, as well as demonstrated teaching skills at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.


This is a part-time (0.4FTE) fixed term appointment for 5 years as a Teaching Focused Academic Level C/D (dependent on the successful candidate). The remuneration package will be in the range of;

Level C - $45,149.78 - $52,060.36 p.a. plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total pro-rata package will be in the range $52,825.24 - $60,910.62 p.a)

Level D - $54,363.89 - $59,892.56 p.a. plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total pro-rata package $63,605.75 - $70,074.30)

Clinical Loadings may be payable to eligible appointees.

Position Description

Download File 501202_3038188_ Clinical Academic in Medicine.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Associate Professor Wendy Findlay, Head, Royal Brisbane Clinical Unit on +61 7 3365 5123 or email

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