Deputy Head of Learning Community Year 1

University of Queensland
July 22, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:fixed-term position
Working Time:Part time
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  • Rural Clinical School

  • Join a university ranked in the world's top 50

  • Collaborate with highly awarded, world-class colleagues

  • Strong commitment and action toward a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • Based at the Rockhampton Hospital

  • About UQ

    As part of the UQ community, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world, and within an environment where interdisciplinary collaborations are encouraged.

    At the core of our teaching remains our students, and their experience with us sets a foundation for success far beyond graduation. UQ has made a commitment to making education opportunities available for all Queenslanders, regardless of personal, financial, or geographical barriers.

    As part of our commitment to excellence in research and professional practice in academic contexts, we are proud to provide our staff with access to world- class facilities and equipment, grant writing support, greater research funding opportunities, and other forms of staff support and development.

    About This Opportunity

    In 2023 the UQ Medical School established eight geographically based Learning Communities and three are within the Rural Clinical School. The Learning Communities will bring together students, academics, clinical teachers and professional staff to provide an academic home where students learn from each other and are supported to thrive as they develop as a medical professional across the MD program.

    The Deputy Head of Learning Community (Year 1) will contribute to the establishment and continual development of the Learning Community environment in a manner that promotes inclusivity and a sense of belonging for students and staff with the primary focus on providing a mutually supportive environment to allow medical students to flourish. The appointee will be a Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor in the Clinical Academic or Teaching focused Job Family. This is an educational leadership role leveraging an established record of achievement in clinical teaching, clinical research and/or service and engagement.

    This is a teaching focused position. Further information can be found by viewing UQ's Criteria for Academic Performance.

    This is a part-time (20%), fixed-term position through to 31st December 2025 at a Level C/D to commensurate to your experience.

    For further duties, please click here to view the information booklet.


    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Head, Rockhampton Regional Clinical Unit, Associate Professor Sunday Pam, [email protected]

    For application queries or a full job description, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

    Want to Apply?

    All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Resume

  • Cover letter

  • Responses to the ‘About You' section

  • Other Information

    At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in the broader community, whether that be gender identity, LGBTQIA+, cultural and/or linguistic, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected]

    If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

    Applications close 22nd July at 11.00pm AEST (R-39709). Please note that interviews have been tentatively scheduled for 5th August.

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