Clinical Academic and Consultant in Maternal Fetal Medicine

Job no: 504102
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, Level C

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Exciting Clinical Academic role in the Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology as part of a joint appointment with the Women’s and Children’s Hospital

 Full-time, 3 year fixed term contract with a possibility of a continuing position subject to funding and performance commencing January 2021

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

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

As the appointee, you will supervise trainee medical staff, undergraduate and post-graduate 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. As the appointee, you will further develop Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Maternal Fetal Medicine as academic entities within the Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

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 Women’s and Babies Division at the Women’s and Children’s Health Network (WCHN).

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 to the Division of Women’s and Babies in WCHN including the promotion of a culture of research and teaching excellence.

The responsibilities to WCH will include Clinical Delivery, Clinical Leadership and Clinical Administration.

Term of position: 3 year fixed term joint position, appointed to the University of Adelaide and Women’s and Children’s Health Network (successful applicant will be provided with two separate employment contracts)

To be successful you will need:

  • Registered as a medical practitioner and specialist obstetrician and gynaecologist with AHPRA
  • FRANZCOG (or equivalent) plus DDU (or equivalent) or CMFM or working towards same
  • Higher research degree (MD or PhD) or working towards same
  • Experience in conducting high quality research in a recognised area of strength within the Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching both undergraduate and post-graduate 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 core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. 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; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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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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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria outlined in the Role Statement. Applications close 11:55pm, 19 July 2020.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Jodie Dodd
Department Head of Women’s and Children’s Health
P:(08) 8161 7522

For application related queries, contact:

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences HR Team

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

Senior Lecturer - Role Statement

MFM Consultant WCH - Clinical Academic - Job Description

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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