Senior Lecturer in Medical School

University of Western Australia Medical School

Senior Lecturer - Medical School

Job no: 506593
Work type: part time
Location: Crawley
Categories: Health and Medical Sciences

UWA Medical School

  • Applications open to health professionals who are passionate about enriching student learning and student wellbeing 
  • Part time (0.4FTE), fixed term appointment for 3 years
  • Salary range: Level C, $ 125,639 - $144,523 p.a. pro rata plus 17% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities.  With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

About the team

The UWA Medical School is the largest and longest established medical school in Western Australia. It delivers a 4-year post-graduate MD course to local, national and international students. The School also has substantial and successful research programs across most disciplines in the medical sector.

The Medical School provides high quality and innovative teaching to medical students throughout the course across multiple clinical sites in the Perth metropolitan area.

About the opportunity

You will have the responsibility of providing assistance in the coordination of the final year of the MD course at all WA teaching hospitals. Students are placed at the sites to gain experience across multiple medical disciplines as part of their Integrated Medical Practice 3 (IMP3) and Preparation for Internship (PFI) units. A successful outcome in this role will be in developing and managing relationships with MD4 discipline leads and clinicians at the sites.

You will also be expected to contribute to the MD4 Internal Medicine, Medical specialities or Emergency Medicine teaching program and will be involved in the preclinical and early clinical phase of the MD course where relevant. Contribution to the IMP3 and PFI written and clinical assessments is also a key aspect of the role, including item development, delivery of the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) and student remediation. 

Engagement and collaboration with academic colleagues and the wider medical profession will ensure students receive an appropriate, relevant and supportive educational experience. The student wellbeing and academic collegiality will also be a key outcome for this role.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

  • Registered, or able to be registered, with AHPRA as a Medical Practitioner in Western Australia
  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) or Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) membership or equivalent
  • Recent experience in clinical practice as advanced trainee or consultant physician, or consultant emergency medicine physician in the WA health system, preferably in the last five years
  • Experience as a tutor and/or supervisor of medical students and/or junior doctors
  • Experience in medical education including item development and OSCE delivery

Full details of the position responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description.  In preparing your application you are asked to submit curriculum vitae and a document clearly addressing the selection criteria to demonstrate that you meet the criteria. 

Please see the position description prior to applying: Download File Position Description - Senior Lecturer 506593.pdf

Closing date: Wednesday, 19 May 2021

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

  • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.
  • UWA has been awarded Platinum Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2019).
  • UWA has also been awarded Athena Swan Bronze Accreditation in 2020.

Advertised: 21 Apr 2021 W. Australia Standard Time

Applications close: 19 May 2021 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time