Specialist Lead, Palliative Care

Curtin University of Technology
December 13, 2023
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Job Reference: 997537 Curtin University is one of the world's top 1% of universities according to the 2023 QS World University Rankings. Curtin Medical School (CMS) is an integral part of our Faculty of Health Science, leading the only undergraduate medical degree in Western Australia. It is committed to producing graduates who are equipped to meet community needs, with primary care expertise, strong leadership skills and the ability to operate effectively in inter-professional care teams.

Your new role

This is your opportunity to be part of the diverse, exciting, and rapidly growing Curtin Medical School!

We are seeking a specialised Medical Practitioner on a 0.1 - 0.2FTE basis in the field of Palliative Care to provide educational leadership and oversight of curriculum development within this area across all five years of the MBBS. Working with the Director of Medical Education, the Course Coordinator and Year Coordinators, you will provide expertise and ongoing review and development of curriculum objectives and content for Years 1-5 and will contribute to the teaching program in the specialty in years 4-5.

In this role, your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Reviewing and updating existing curriculum objectives and related learning and teaching documents across the five years of the MBBS course.
  • Contributing to the development of appropriate student learning resources.
  • Conducting face-to-face and online teaching during Back to Campus weeks and during the year (where required) in Years 4 and 5.
  • Contributing to the writing and reviewing of assessments.
  • Monitoring the quality, and consistent application of, teaching across Curtin Medical School clinical teaching sites, in conjunction with the Director of Clinical Education and Clinical Deans.
  • Engaging in evidence-based scholarly activities and educational activities that advance learning, teaching, and assessment in your specialty area.
  • Your career history will showcase your professional expertise and your excellence in teaching in within the field of Palliative Medicine. A good understanding of the student learning experience through high quality, effective teaching practice and curriculum design is essential .

    Please note you will require current work rights in Australia that match the tenure of this role.

    To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Fraser Brims, Director Clinical Education on 08 9266 2333 or email at [email protected].

    About us

    Curtin Medical School comprises the disciplines of medicine, medical radiation science, pharmacy, laboratory medicine and biomedical science. It sits within the Faculty of Health Sciences, with two-affiliated research Institutes called CHIRI and ENABLE. The discipline of medicine is one of Australia's newest medical schools graduating its first cohort of medical practitioners in 2021.

    The discipline of medicine headquarters are based out of a dedicated building on the University Bentley campus with tailored clinical teaching and simulation facilities and offers the only undergraduate medical degree in Western Australia. It now enrols 120 new students each year with preferential selection of students with a rural, Indigenous Australian, or disadvantaged background. In addition, the School has ten affiliated metropolitan hospital clinical placement sites, health campuses in Midland (Perth) and Kalgoorlie (Goldfields, WA), is a member of Rural Clinical School WA and has close links with metropolitan and rural primary care and other community-based health care providers.

    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 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 an art gallery, gym, childcare and medical centre, and endless food options including a supermarket.

    We encourage a progressive and diverse workplace, offering generous superannuation and salary packaging benefits. We are committed to looking after our employees by promoting health and wellbeing, work flexibility, and personal development opportunities.

    For more information about our university, please visit www. curtin.edu.au

    Join us!

    We are looking for people with:

  • Fellowship of a medical specialty or equivalency for registration in Australia.
  • A doctoral qualification in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated academic leadership experience in the specialty/profession and in community engagement.
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching.
  • High-level communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Please provide a cover letter, your CV and separate document addressing the selection criteria above to allow us to assess your suitability for this role.

    To view a copy of the generic Academic Role Statement, please copy and paste the following link into your web browser - https: // cloudstor.aarnet.edu.au/plus/s/sX2cD7FYZWcbVKC

    Applications close: Wednesday 13 December 2023, 8PM 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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