Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynaecology

The University of Adelaide
May 19, 2024
Offerd Salary:$156,966 – $172,657
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(Level D) $156,966 – $172,657 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Continuing position available

Research attraction available subject to expertise

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Obstetrician and Gynaecologist for a joint appointment at 1.0 FTE within the Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Adelaide Medical School, University of Adelaide, and the Women's and Babies Division, Women's and Children's Hospital, Women's and Children's Health Network (WCHN).

The successful candidate will primarily be based at the Women's and Children's Hospital, contributing to the delivery of Obstetrics and/or Gynaecology services while overseeing junior medical staff. Moreover, they will play a pivotal role in advancing teaching, research, and service development within the Adelaide Medical School and the Women's and Children's Hospital, fostering the academic growth of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Join a renowned academic institution and hospital network dedicated to women's and children's health, offering a vibrant environment for professional development and innovation. The role provides an opportunity to lead in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, drive impactful research initiatives, and shape policy advancements in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Additionally, the position supports indigenous health initiatives, contributing to the betterment of indigenous women and their babies through teaching, research, and service.

The appointee will report to the Head of Discipline, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, at Adelaide Medical School and the Clinical Director of the Women's and Babies Division at Women's and Children's Hospital. This role encompasses clinical leadership, academic support, and administrative responsibilities across both institutions, requiring a commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and clinical practice.

To be successful you will need:

  • Registration as a medical practitioner and specialist obstetrician and gynaecologist with AHPRA
  • FRANZCOG (or equivalent)
  • Demonstrated track record in administration, research, and teaching at an appropriate level
  • Higher research degree (PhD)
  • Proven experience in conducting high-quality research in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Experience in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students in a tertiary clinical and academic setting
  • This position requires a valid Working with Children and National Police Check.

    Enjoy an outstanding career environment

    The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

    It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

    Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

    We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

    In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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    The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of eight schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

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    If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

    Click on the ‘Apply Now' button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

    Applications close 11:55pm, 19 May 2024.

    The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

    For further information

    For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

    Hinnd Ahmadie Talent Acquisition Specialist, Human Resources E: [email protected]

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    The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

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