PA Southside Clinical Unit Head and Head of Learning Community (South)

University of Queensland
June 08, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:fixed-term position
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  • General Practice Clinical Unit – The University of Queensland

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

  • Access collaboration opportunities across the Herston Health Precinct

  • Strong commitment and action toward a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • Based at Translational Research Institute, Woolloongabba

  • 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

    At our world top 50 university, we're seeking a dynamic individual to fill the pivotal role of Head, PA Southside Clinical Unit and Head of Learning Community - South within our esteemed Medical School. Reporting directly to the Director of the Greater Brisbane Clinical School, this leadership position entails overseeing the academic direction of our flagship MD program at the Clinical Unit. Responsibilities include coordinating all academics involved in program delivery, ensuring fruitful engagement with the Executive of the Hospital and Health Service, and meticulously reviewing teaching and learning experiences to enhance medical student outcomes while fostering staff engagement and satisfaction.

    The Head of the Learning Community role, also integral to our university's mission, offers a highly visible opportunity to shape the academic landscape by fostering a sense of belonging among students and staff. This role focuses on providing longitudinal support for students as they progress through the four-year medical program, establishing vital relationships and connections within the Learning Community across a spectrum of healthcare facilities, including hospitals, community-based services, and general practices. If you're passionate about academic leadership and dedicated to shaping the future of healthcare education, we invite you to join us in this transformative journey.

    Key responsibilities will include:

  • Engagement and Relationship Management

  • Academic Workforce Development and Support

  • Operational, Financial and Infrastructure Management

  • Teaching and Learning

  • Research and Scholarship

  • Academic Leadership

  • For further information, please clickhere to view the information booklet.

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

    This is a part-time (50%), fixed-term position for up to 5 years.

    The greater benefits of joining the UQ community are broad: from being part of a Group of Eight university, to recognition of prior service with other Australian universities, up to 26 weeks of paid parental leave, 17.5% annual leave loading, flexible working arrangements including hybrid on site/WFH options and flexible start/finish times, and genuine career progression opportunities via the academic promotions process.

    In addition, the following mandatory requirements apply:

  • Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

  • Mandatory Immunisations: It is a condition of employment for this role that you will be required to provide evidence of immunisation against certain vaccine preventable diseases.

  • AHPRA : It is a condition of employment for this role that you are required to have and maintain Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration during the course of your employment.

  • Relocating from interstate or overseas? We'll support you with a relocation support package. You can find out more about life in Australia's Sunshine State here.


    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Professor Michael Reade (Director, Greater Brisbane Clinical School) at [email protected]

    For application queries, please contact Helen Chard (Talent Advisor) on [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 8th June 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (R-38234). Please note that interviews have been tentatively scheduled for 19th June 2024.

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