Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Paramedicine

Gold Coast, Australia
21 May 2018
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18 Jun 2018
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About Griffith University

At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We're proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

Griffith University's School of Medicine is known for its innovation and excellence in health research, education and service. The school offers a postgraduate medical program, as well as undergraduate and postgraduate programs and courses in public health, environmental health, health services management, First Peoples' health and paramedicine that have been developed to serve the needs of South East Queensland, Australia and the international community. The focus of the school is to produce graduates who, through application of knowledge and skills, are able to develop a commitment to service, teamwork, scientific inquiry and lifelong learning.

The opportunity

We are currently seeking Lecturers/Senior Lecturers to support the School's educational mission in relation to paramedicine. You will work within a small team of academic paramedics to contribute to the development and delivery of the School's Bachelor of Paramedicine and Master of Paramedicine programs through implementation of high quality learning and assessment activities. You will also contribute to scholarship and research in the areas of prehospital care and paramedic education.

These are continuing, full time and / or part time (50%) positions based at the Gold Coast campus.

About you

To be successful within this role, you will possess a minimum of a bachelor's degree in paramedicine or extensive equivalent experience and qualifications. Applicants at Level C should ideally possess (or demonstrate progress towards) postgraduate qualifications in a relevant field, ideally at doctoral level. Experience in the development of curriculum and learning and assessment activities in paramedic education coupled with the capacity to undertake research and scholarly activity in fields related to paramedicine or paramedic education will be essential. Applicant should alos possess extensive experience in paramedic practice at Advanced Life Support level (or equivalent).

Salary range

Senior Lecturer, Level C: $113,326 - $130,657 (pro rata for part time) per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $132,593 - $152,891 (pro rata for part time) per annum.

Lecturer, Level B: $92,511 - $109,860 (pro rata for part time) per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $108,239 - $128,537 (pro rata for part time) per annum.

How to apply

Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

  • Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the position description. Please specify the level you are applying at.
  • One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
    • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
    • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
    • Employment history, including present position and details of relevant professional, consulting or industry experience;
    • Research interests and list of publications;
    • Research grants awarded and any other relevant information, such as offices held in professional bodies, community services etc.

What we offer

Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, you will join a University that ranks among the top 3% worldwide and spans across five campuses in South East Queensland.

At Griffith, we've worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Further information

Obtain the position description and application requirements by clicking on the Apply button. You will be redirected to the Griffith University job search page where you will be able to access the position description.

For further information about this role, please contact Associate Professor Malcolm Boyle, Academic Lead in Paramedic Education on +61 (0) 7 5678 0890.

For application queries, please contact Ms Teagan Brown, HR Adviser on +61 (0) 7 3735 6551.

Closing date: Monday 18 June 2018 at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.

As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.