Senior Lecturer (Professionalism Panel Lead)

Curtin University of Technology
June 05, 2024
Offerd Salary:$134,904 - $178,393
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Curtin University is one of the world's top one percent of universities according to the 2023 QS World University Rankings. Curtin Medical School (CMS) is an integral part of our Faculty of Health Science, dedicated to excellence in educating the next wave of medical professionals, leading the only undergraduate medical degree in Western Australia.

Curtin Medical School invites applications for the role of Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor (Professional Panel Lead). This position is pivotal in maintaining the integrity and alignment of the Professionalism Panels within the MBBS program. Working closely with the Professional and Leader (PAL) Domain Lead, this role is instrumental in ensuring our curriculum reflects the highest standards of professionalism and aligns with the Australian Medical Council (AMC) graduate outcomes.

Opportunity Highlights

  • Leadership: Hold a senior, influential position, contributing substantially to the effective delivery and quality assurance of the Professional and Leader curriculum pillar of our MBBS Program.
  • Compensation: $134,904 - $178,393 (ALC/ALD) (pro-rata) + clinical loading + 17% Superannuation
  • Impact on Education: Directly impact the quality and scope of medical education delivered, shaping the next generation of medical professionals.
  • Professional Development: Engage in ongoing professional growth opportunities in an academic setting, with potential to participate in educational forums.
  • Key Responsibilities:

  • Panel Oversight and Documentation: Ensure that the MBBS Professional Behaviour and Registration Panels are well-documented, function efficiently, and maintain exemplary record-keeping standards.
  • Advisory Role: Provide crucial advice to the Associate Dean and Director of Medical Program regarding the outcomes of professionalism issues, influencing Board of Examiner decisions.
  • Curriculum Alignment: Collaborate with the Professional and Leader (PAL) Domain Lead to ensure that curriculum content in areas of professionalism, leadership, medico-legal, bioethics, and interprofessional learning meets the required AMC graduate outcomes.
  • Assessment Contribution : Assist in developing assessment materials for the PAL curriculum, ensuring that evaluations are comprehensive and aligned with learning objectives.
  • Competency Panel Leadership: Play a leading role in the PAL Domain Competency Panel Assessment Committee, offering expert input on the teaching and assessment of clinical competence across all years of the MBBS program.
  • Support for Medicine Discipline Activities: Support various activities under the Discipline of Medicine as directed by the Associate Dean of Medicine, including involvement in student selection for the MBBS course.
  • The role will focus on curriculum and assessment development and competency assessment panels, without direct teaching responsibilities to maintain impartiality in high-stakes decisions regarding student professionalism. Contributions may include asynchronous content delivery, such as recorded lectures.

    Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A degree in Medicine, with APHRA registration.
  • PhD or Clinical Fellowship, legal or bioethics qualifications (highly desirable).
  • Demonstrated experience in medical education with a focus on professionalism, leadership, and ethical practices.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching and learning, with a reflective and innovative approach.
  • A track record of educational scholarship and success in securing teaching-related grants (desirable).
  • Strong knowledge of pedagogical theories and contemporary educational practices.
  • Proven experience in curriculum development and leadership in educational initiatives.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an emphasis on cross-cultural interactions.
  • Please note: as this is a permanent position, you will require current work rights in Australia that match the tenure of this role to be considered.

    To learn more about these opportunities, please contact Professor John Olynyk, Associate Dean (Medicine) on [email protected] or Abby Fox on [email protected] About us The Curtin Medical School (CMS) encompasses the disciplines of Medicine, Laboratory Medicine, Pharmacy, Biomedical Science, and Medical Radiation Science. CMS forms part of the Faculty of Health Sciences and is affiliated with two research institutes; the Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute (CHIRI) and the enAble Institute for Health Science (enAble). The discipline of medicine headquarters are based out of a dedicated building on the University Bentley campus with tailored clinical teaching and simulation facilities.

    The School's mission – “To improve health in society through excellence and innovation in teaching, research and engagement with the university and global medical and bioscience communities” – encompasses a wide range of research in laboratory, clinical and community settings, a suite of eight undergraduate courses and Higher Degrees by Research in multiple disciplines.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to join a collegial team environment with a vibrant teaching and research community that is industry-facing and enjoys strong networks with other health professional educators both domestically and internationally.

    Curtin University We are an energetic, dedicated team of academics and professionals working together to provide global solutions through quality graduates and innovative research. Curtin is a welcoming space where integrity, respect for one another, courage, excellence, and impact are essential to everyday life. Situated on Whadjuk Nyungar Country, our vibrant campus includes a gym, day- care centre, a medical centre, art gallery, endless food options including a supermarket, beautiful gardens, end-of-trip facilities, good parking, and excellent public transport connections.

  • Global Excellence: Curtin University proudly stands among the top one percent of global universities according to the ARWU 2023 rankings.
  • Rewards Beyond Salary: Enjoy the perks of a generous superannuation contribution (17%) with cash out options, customisable salary packaging benefits through Paywise; as well as Hotel and Health Insurance discounts.
  • Time Well-Spent: Experience the added value of 17.5% Leave Loading, with the option to be paid out or taken as additional leave. Benefit from Parental Leave (26 weeks for the primary caregiver), Annual Leave (20 days), Personal Leave (14 days), Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Leave (5 days), Study Leave, and Community Service Leave. Plus 18% more observed days off - enjoy 12 Public Holidays each year (including Easter Tuesday!), and 2 extra University Days over the Christmas/New Year Period (see EBA 51.1 and 51.9).
  • Recognition for Prior Service: Curtin recognises prior service for long service leave purposes. New Curtin employees may be eligible if they have worked for an Australian University, public service or other recognised institution.
  • Health and Wellness: Our on-campus Medical Centre prioritises Curtin staff and students. Join Curtin's Healthy Lifestyle Program, with up to 2 hours per week of paid time off to engage in University-approved healthy lifestyle activities. Explore Curtin's wellbeing locations at https: //
  • For more information about our university and benefits, please visit www.

    Join us! This role offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the governance and quality assurance of medical education at a leading university, influencing future medical professionals' ethical and professional standards. If you are committed to advancing medical education and maintaining high standards of professionalism, we encourage you to apply.

    To be considered, your application must include:

  • CV
  • Completed selection criteria template (link below), commensurate with the level of position you are applying for – ALC/ALD.
  • Please copy and paste the following link into your browser to access:

  • Generic Academic Role Statements (both ALC and ALD)
  • Selection Criteria Template – Essential to be completed as part of your application. Please upload via the Selection Criteria option in the online application form.
  • Academic Capability Framework
  • Link: https: //

    Applications close: Wednesday 5 June 2024, 1PM AWST

    Applicants should note that prior to appointment, any offer of employment is subject to completion of National Police Records checks, and background, integrity, and reference checks to Curtin's satisfaction. At Curtin, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation and this position may also require you to have a current Working With Children Check.

    If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1), quoting the reference number.

    Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies at this time.

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