Senior Lecturer, Child and Adolescent Health

Location
Townsville, Australia
Posted
28 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Jul 2018
Ref
16423
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Position Overview

The Senior Lecturer, Child and Adolescent Health assists with the teaching of the Paediatric components of Child and Adolescent Health clinical rotations of the MBBS program at the Townsville Clinical School. As an active clinical health practitioner in this area, the incumbent will facilitate and deliver lectures, tutorials and/or bedside teaching to students to ensure learning objectives are met. The Senior Lecturer, Child and Adolescent Health also contributes to teaching and assessment of medical students across the Clinical School and participates in collaborative research and teaching across the College and Division

Organisational Charts

James Cook University  

Principal Accountabilities

  1. Contribute to a collaborative research program across disciplines, with particular relevance to the needs of the region.
  2. Contribute to the continuing development, management and leadership of Paediatric teaching within the College of Medicine.
  3. Contribute to the development of the Paediatric syllabus and the integrated curriculum.
  4. Contribute to teaching and assessment of medical students and physician assistant students, particularly in year 5 and year 6 of the medical course.
  5. Perform such other duties as the Head of the College may determine from time to time.
  6. Support the University's commitment to the principles of reconciliation, which exemplify respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage and the valuing of justice and equity for all Australians.
  7. Demonstrate a commitment to the University values.
  8. Support the principles of the TropEco program and engage in commitment to JCU sustainability goals and objectives.

Generic Accountabilities  

There are generic responsibilities that apply to all James Cook University staff.  

  1. The Senior Lecturer, Child and Adolescent Health is required to observe the lawful and reasonable directions, policies and decisions of the University Council, understand and comply with the Enterprise Agreement, the Statutes and Rules of the University, the policies and decisions of the University Council and other appropriate University authorities, as in force from time to time.
  2. The Senior Lecturer, Child and Adolescent Health is required to demonstrate a personal commitment to ensure personal safety and the safety of others and contribute to the continuous improvement of our WHS performance. This includes the effective implementation and compliance with James Cook University WHS policies, procedures and safe systems of work, together with all relevant legislation, duties and obligations. Contribute to the continuous improvement of our WHS performance. 
  3. The Senior Lecturer, Child and Adolescent Health is required to exercise proper discretion in all matters affecting the well-being of the University which involve public writing or speaking in accordance with the University’s Code of Conduct.  

Selection Criteria 

Selection and appointments will be assessed against selection criteria.

Essential

  1. Registered as a medical practitioner in Australia and Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (Paediatrics) or equivalent.
  2. Substantial clinical experience in Paediatrics.
  3. Demonstrated understanding of issues relevant to the provision of academic and clinical services in rural and remote areas.
  4. Experience in teaching in the area of undergraduate medical education.
  5. Strong personal commitment to the strategic intent and values of the College of Medicine.
  6. Strong inter-personal and people management skills.
  7. Demonstrated empathy and respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture.

Desirable

  1. A record of research, publications and conference presentations relevant to Paediatric health.
  2. Willingness to undertake further formal training in medical education
  3. Substantial experience of rural and/or remote professional life, including delivery of clinical services in such locations.