Associate Lecturer or Lecturer

  • The University of Western Australia
  • Australia, WA
  • May 28, 2024
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Associate Lecturer or Lecturer (Allied Health)

School of Allied Health

Western Australian Centre for Rural Health (WACRH)

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 Western Australian Centre for Rural Health (WACRH) is administered by the University of Western Australia and is part of a network of University Departments of Rural Health across Australia. WACRH has expanded from its main centre in Geraldton into the Pilbara region with an office and academics in the City of Karratha where this position will be located.

WACRH’s vision is to be a leader in the creation and optimisation of rural health knowledge and practice that improves the health of rural communities.

About the opportunity

Under the direction of the Associate Professor in Rural Health, you will participate in the development of innovative professional practice programs for students in their own profession, and in interprofessional practice opportunities. The role will include clinical supervision and evaluation of undergraduate, graduate entry, and postgraduate students as well as support for project-based placements.

You will collaborate with the WACRH team in Geraldton, Karratha and Carnarvon through their role with student placement administration. You will liaise with key stakeholders including local health service providers, community groups and relevant universities.

You will contribute to the evaluation of the student placement program and the impacts on the students’ work readiness, rural and remoted practice understanding and attraction to future rural health positions together with other teaching, research and evaluation activities as directed.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

About you

To succeed in this position, you will possess effective organisational, time management and communication skills within a team environment. Demonstrated commitment to increasing Aboriginal peoples’ roles in improving the health and well-being of their communities, as planners and managers, service providers, trainers and trainees is essential in this position.

Note: A current “C” class driver’s licence, Working with Children Check, National Police Clearance, and the ability to undertake rural travel are all requirements of this position.

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description: Download File POSITION DESCRIPTION [Associate Lecturer or Lecturer (WACRH)].pdf

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Addressing the selection criteria

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Tuesday, 18 June 2024

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Rohan Rasiah at

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

Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

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

In line with the Western Australia COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Programme the successful applicant for this position will be required to provide proof of their full COVID-19 vaccination status (or have a Vaccination Exemption Statement) before commencing work at UWA.

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.

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