Senior Lecturer in Pediatrics

University of Adelaide Adelaide Medical School


Senior Lecturer - Pediatrics

Job no: 506060
Work type: Continuing - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, Level C

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An attractive remuneration package at a consultant and an academic Level C for this joint appointment will be offered, including an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation

Full-time continuing position available

This is a great opportunity in a joint position between the University of Adelaide and the Women's and Children't Hospital Health Network. The successful applicant will be provided with 2 separate employment contracts.

Exciting Senior Lecturer role in the Discipline of Paediatrics as part of a joint appointment with the Women’s and Children’s Hospital Health Network (WCHN)

The Adelaide Medical School is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in the Discipline of Paediatrics who will be based at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, and will participate in the delivery of clinical services in Paediatric Medicine.

As the appointee, you will supervise trainee medical staff, undergraduate and postgraduate students. You will provide leadership in teaching and research in the Adelaide Medical School and in service and policy development at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital Health Network.

This full-time position will be located within the Adelaide Medical School or its affiliated research and teaching spaces, with clinical services and duties provided in the Discipline of Paediatrics at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

The responsibilities to the University of Adelaide position include leadership in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and the development of a high quality research program relevant to the Discipline.  Additionally, the successful applicant will be required to evaluate and provide academic support within the Women's and Children's Hospital including the promotion of a culture of research and teaching excellence.

To be successful you will need: 

  • Registered as a medical practitioner and specialist paediatrician; FRACP (or equivalent).
  • Higher degree by research such as MD, PhD.
  • Demonstrated track record in research and teaching commensurate with level.
  • Experience in conducting high quality research in Paediatrics.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching, both undergraduate and postgraduate students in a tertiary clinical and academic setting.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of six schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

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If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 14 October 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Jennifer Couper
Discipline Lead - Discipline of Paediatrics, Women's and Children's Hospital
P: +61 (8) 8161 6242

For application related enquiries, contact:

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences HR Team

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

Advertised: 14 Sep 2021 12:00 AM
Applications close:14 Oct 2021 11:55 PM

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