Senior Lecturer in General Practice (Clinical Liaison)

University of Queensland
February 14, 2024
Offerd Salary:$129,609 - $149,217
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  • General Practice Clinical Unit – The University of Queensland

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

  • Strong commitment and action toward a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • Educate future generations & create an exceptional student experience

  • Based at Herston

  • 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

    The Senior Lecturer, and practitioner, is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships between the General Practice Clinical Unit (GPCU) and general practices in greater Brisbane involved in practice-based teaching and research. The role will focus on supporting the development of a vibrant network of practices and strengthening engagement between the GPCU and general practices.

    Key responsibilities will include :

  • Teaching: Promote participation in practice-based teaching to the general practice community, and support practice involvement

  • Promote and facilitate the use of adult learning principles and other effective teaching approaches in practice-based teaching.

  • Identify strategies for improving the student experience on general practice attachments and quality assurance.

  • Research: Promote participation in practice-based research and support practice recruitment for GPCU research projects

  • Consult with practices in relation to research proposals, identifying strategies for improving proposals, and providing feedback to GPCU.

  • Citizenship and Service: Consistently demonstrate behaviours that align to the UQ values.

  • Contribute to a respectful, inclusive, and culturally safe workplace and learning environment.

  • This is a clinical academic 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 the 31st December 2024

    At Academic level C. The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $129,609 - $149,217, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $151,643 - $174,585000 annually.

    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, and genuine career progression opportunities via the academic promotions process.

    About You

  • Medical qualification and eligibility for registration as a medical practitioner in Australia, with a specialist qualification recognised by:

  • RACGP Royal Australian College of GPs

  • Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine

  • Existing networks with general practices and general practitioner teachers

  • Demonstrated expert knowledge in the area of clinical general practice.

  • Experience in research and teaching in General Practice

  • An ability to establish effective relationships and to represent and promote General Practice rotations at a university and wider community level, including industry, government, and professional bodies.

  • Ability to operate independently and take responsibility for initiatives within a framework and guidelines established within the Faculty.

  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise effectively and work with a wide range of people both internal and external to the University.

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues.

  • 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.

  • Questions?

    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Professor Katharine Wallis at [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 14th February at 11.00pm AEST (R-34571). Please note that interviews have been tentatively scheduled for 21st February.

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