Deputy Head of School

Sunshine Coast, Australia
10 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


With over 10,000 students and more than 500 academic staff, Griffith Health is one of the largest and most diverse single academic Health faculties in the Australian university sector. The School of Medicine within the Group is known for its innovation and excellence in medical research and education. Through its local and international partnerships, the School of Medicine seeks to improve the health of urban, rural and remote communities through leadership and collaboration.

The Role:

In consultation with the Dean and Head of School Medicine, the Deputy Head of School - Sunshine Coast, will be responsible for the development of the medical program on the Sunshine Coast. In 2019 the Griffith School of Medicine will be offering Year 1 of the graduate entry program whilst Year 3 students will be on placement in the Sunshine Coast University Hospital. All 4 yrs of the postgraduate MD Program will be offered at the Sunshine Coast Health Institute in 2020.

This position leads and coordinates the school's educational and research missions in relation to medical education at the Sunshine Coast site. It oversees the implementation of and is responsible for the educational quality of learning, teaching, and assessment activities across the four years of the Doctor of Medicine (MD).

The Person:

As a senior academic in the School of Medicine, you will contribute to the broader mission of the School through scholarly and service activities as negotiated with the Head of School and Dean of Medicine. You will have extensive experience in leadership of the development and implementation of high-quality curriculum, learning and teaching, and assessment activities in higher education settings, including experience in the education of medical students.

Salary Range:

At Professor, Level E, a salary of $172,326 plus a superannuation contribution of 17% (+ clinical loading if appropriate).

At Associate Professor, Level D, a salary of $133,778 - $147,383 plus a superannuation contribution of 17% (+ clinical loading if appropriate).

Further Information:

For a comprehensive information pack relating to the position please click on the Apply button. You will be redirected to the Griffith University job search page where you will be able to access the information package.

For further information in regards to the opportunity, please contact Professor David Ellwood on or +61 (7) 567 80702.

For application related queries, please contact Jacquii Nicholls on

Closing date for the position will be 4.30pm on the 12 January 2018.