Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor - Rural Clinical Assessments - Adelaide Rural Clinical School

Job no: 503657
Work type: Fixed term - Part-time
Campus: Regional South Australia
Categories: Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, Level C, Level D

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Level C $119,070 to $136,990 or Level D $142,958 to $157,289 (pro rata) plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply. A clinical loading may also apply to this position.

0.5 FTE fixed term contract available until the 31 December 2020

This position will be based at any one of our Adelaide Rural Clinical School (ARCS) regional sites, which include Mount Barker, Port Augusta, Port Lincoln, Port Pirie and Whyalla.  Please indicate your preference of site in your application

As a Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor, this role will lead the ARCS contribution to assessment within the medical courses offered at The University of Adelaide and lead the faculty’s development of rural and urban Course Coordinators and Clinical Academics in assessment design and delivery.

The Assessment Coordinator will support the expansion of rural medical student training through innovative, context relevant, programmatic assessments which meet AMC accreditation standards and coordinate the development and delivery of end of year exams for Year 4 and 5 Medical students.

They will also play a pivotal role working with the ARCS team and other academics to undertake an Examsoft pilot, which will include the development, blueprinting, management, delivery and evaluation of MCQ assessments in the clinical years of the medical course. Further to this as an Assessment Coordinator, you will also provide academic leadership for the evaluation of BYOD assessments in distributed rural sites.

To be successful in this role at Level C you will need:

  • A medical degree registrable in Australia and a PhD in medical education or a relevant field.
  • Demonstrated experience in assessment, medical education, or equivalent experience in rural practice teaching.
  • Demonstrated experience in assessment design and assessment leadership.
  • Familiarity with the Examsoft and Canvas, or equivalent learning technologies;
  • Demonstrated experience with faculty development in assessment modalities including MCQ writing.

To be successful in this role at Level D you will need (in addition to the above):

  • Demonstrated ability to conduct independent, high quality research with significant contributions to the discipline of medical education with an extensive track record of high-quality publications and conference papers relative to the opportunity.
  • Experience in the supervision of student research projects such as honours and/or higher degree research projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in contributing to leadership of major research projects and research teams.
  • Significant experience in liaising and promoting research links with external bodies.
  • Experience in the preparation of successful proposal submissions to external funding bodies, and managing grants received; and demonstrated ability to perform higher level administrative functions primarily connected with the area of medical student assessment.

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. And 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 core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. And our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

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.

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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 five 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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Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Applications close 30 January 2020

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Lucie Walters

For application related queries, contact:
Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences HR

You'll find a full selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

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.

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