Opportunity to develop the rural health workforce of the future and
undertake relevant and impactful research
Support and grow quality rural clinical training experiences for health
Engage with health care providers and local community stakeholders
Fixed Term (until December 2024), Full Time
Level B - $100,476 to $119,121 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
A unique opportunity exists in the Three Rivers University Department of Rural
Health to support the development of quality rural clinical training
experiences for health professional students.
Take the lead in building and maintaining relationships with community and
clinicians, and develop networks to ensure the continued success of students
in rural clinical placements whilst participating in research that can shape
and influence rural practice, and aligns with the objectives of the
This position would ideally suit an individual with a clinical background or
current registration in health, with a passion to develop educational
material, and a willingness to contribute to the rural health research agenda.
This position is funded under the Australian Government's Rural Health
Multidisciplinary Training Program.
Candidates progressing to the next stage of the recruitment process will be
contacted to attend an interview from 20 January 2022.
To be successful you will have:
A doctoral or masters qualification appropriate to a relevant health
discipline or equivalent clinical experience, accreditation and standing
Sound knowledge and understanding of the discipline gained through
industry experience and/or scholarly activities or similar, including a
record of research/creative works or professional activity relevant to the
Evidence of and a demonstrated commitment to the delivery of high quality
student centred learning and teaching
Commitment to stakeholder and community engagement with the interests of
bringing benefits to teaching, placements, course profile, scholarship and
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.
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 Three Rivers University Department of Rural Health (UDRH) is based
at Charles Sturt University in the Riverina and Central West region of New
South Wales. Three Rivers UDRH aims to support the growth and development of
the rural health workforce through supporting students in rural clinical and
academic experiences and rural health research.
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
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.
Charles Sturt University 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. This is demonstrated through our Workplace Gender
Equality Agency Employer of Choice Citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze
Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member in the
Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from
Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for
senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; 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.
Additional information is available in the position description or by
Therese Jones-Mutton Senior Lecturer in Rural Health tjones-
firstname.lastname@example.org Ph: 0427 518 837
Closing Date: 11 pm, 17 December 2021
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Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super
About the Department of Rural Health
The Department of Rural Health is based in Shepparton, Ballarat, Bendigo and
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