Senior Lecturer Medical Education - Learning Resource Development

University of Queensland
July 14, 2024
Offerd Salary:$132,201 - $152,202
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Contract Type:fixed-term position
Working Time:Full time
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  • Academy for Medical Education

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

  • Work at UQ's hub for health research, just minutes from the Brisbane CBD

  • Educate future generations & create an exceptional student experience.

  • Based at our vibrant and picturesque Herston Campus.

  • About UQ

    As part of the UQ community, you will 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

    This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Lecturer to join the Academy for Medical Education (AME), to contribute to the design and delivery of learning resources for the Doctor of Medicine program and grow their profile in medical education, scholarship, and citizenship.

    The core responsibilities will be to support the design and delivery of the MD program, primarily supporting the development of Year 1 and Year 2 learning resources, including the review of existing resources to enhance integration and a quality student learning experience. This role will work alongside the MD Design team and the Year 1 & 2 coordinators and will support the development and delivery of the program.

    Key responsibilities will include:

  • Teaching: Coordinate the design and development of learning resources, learning experiences and assessments ensuring effective integration.

  • Review and align teaching and learning approaches and technologies to motivate student's participation and achieve learning outcomes.

  • Contribute to continuous improvement of learning resources, learning experiences and assessment in line with good practice to enhance student learning across all years of the program.

  • Supervision and Researcher Development: Develop a knowledge of effective pedagogical practices.

  • Review and draw upon best practice research methodologies in curriculum design and implementation.

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

    This is a full-time (100%), fixed-term position through to 30th June 2025.

    At Academic level C. The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $132,201 - $152,202, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $154,676 - $178,076 annually. As these roles are covered by an Enterprise Agreement, you will also receive regular remuneration increases in line with the Enterprise Agreement.

    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.

    About You

  • A medicine or healthcare professional degree, OR a PhD in the discipline area.

  • A strong understanding of contemporary educational practice in medical education.

  • Curriculum expertise and ability to coordinate and support the program delivery.

  • Proven high level of teaching skills with a demonstrated reflective approach to teaching and learning.

  • Demonstrated ability to engage in the scholarship of teaching and learning and quality enhancement activities.

  • Ability to establish effective relationships, work collaboratively with colleagues and to represent and promote the interests of the school to other academic units, government and professional bodies.

  • A growing record of meaningful internal service roles in conjunction with a strong contribution to external activities.

  • 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.

  • Questions?

    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Director, Academy for Medical Education Professor Nalini Pather [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, people with a disability, or age. 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 July at 11.00pm AEST (R-38175). Please note that interviews have been tentatively scheduled for Tuesday 23rd July.

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