Lecturer in Rural Health, Clinical Educator
- Opportunity to develop the rural health workforce of the future
- Support and grow quality rural clinical training experiences for health professional students
- Undertake health care provider and local community stakeholder engagement
- 3 Positions, Fixed Term (to December 2020)
- $92,117 to $109,391 pa (plus superannuation), pro rata for part time positions
- Wagga - 1 Full time, Griffith - 1 Part time (0.6 FTE) and Dubbo - 1 Part time (0.8 FTE)
Three (3) Lecturer in Rural Health (Clinical Educator) positions are currently available based in Wagga - 1 FTE, Griffith 0.6 FTE and Dubbo 0.8 FTE. Please indicate the location or locations you are interested in applying for in your cover letter.
As Lecturer in Rural Health (Clinical Educator) you will be a key staff member in the Three Rivers University Department of Rural Health supporting the development of quality rural clinical training experiences for health professional students, whilst conducting research that impacts on rural health and the delivery of UDRH projects. You will primarily engage in activities related to teaching and success of students in rural clinical placements. You will also undertake stakeholder engagement with community, clinicians and faculties and schools within CSU to promote the objectives of the UDRH, whilst also developing capacity for quality clinical training in existing and new settings.
To be successful you will have:
- A doctoral or masters qualification appropriate to a relevant health discipline (or equivalent clinical experience, accreditation and standing)
- Demonstrated high level analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills
- Demonstrated ability to build strong partnerships, networks and relationships to achieve professional and team objectives
Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.
The Faculty of Science delivers flexible, innovative teaching programs which provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to build a career, advance their profession and contribute to their community. We currently have more than 9000 students and over 500 staff dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge.
We are a leader in strategic and applied research in a wide array of sciences. We enhance and extend knowledge, train and educate future researchers and provide scientific solutions to current challenges. We achieve this through ethical practice, professional collaborations, industry involvement and a commitment to continual improvement.
We also provide a range of health and other services to our regional communities through our enterprise activities.
The Three Rivers University Department of Rural Health (UDRH) is a newly established UDRH based at Charles Sturt University in the Riverina and Central West region of New South Wales. The Three Rivers UDRH provides an opportunity for academic staff committed to educating a future rural health workforce.
The key activities of the UDRH are:
- Raising the aspiration and success of Indigenous and rural students from the outer regional and remote footprint of the UDRH;
- Growing capacity for collaborative quality community-led rural clinical training, particularly in smaller regional communities and across expanded practice areas such as disability, aged care, mental health and primary care;
- Evaluating the activities of the UDRH, researching rural health workforce capabilities and trialling approaches to service delivery to enhance the health of rural Australians; and
- Fostering the development of future rural health capabilities by developing new multidisciplinary resources and training programs.
CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.
Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.
Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.
Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:
Associate Professor Gene Hodgins | Clinical Education Academic Lead | email@example.com |
Ph: 02 69332746
Closing Date: 11 pm, 26 July 2018