Lecturer / Senior Lecturer (Aboriginal Health)

  • The University of Western Australia
  • Australia, WA
  • Jun 24, 2024
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Centre for Aboriginal Medical and Dental Health

  • Contribute to world class teaching and research in Aboriginal Health and health care practices

  • Full-time appointment on a two-year fixed term basis

  • Base salary range: Level B, $113,934 – $134,824; Level C, $139,000 - $159,893 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

About the team

The Centre of Aboriginal Medical and Dental Health (CAMDH), based in the UWA Medical School, was established to assist in promoting the concept of holistic health care and cultural security in relation to Aboriginal health and health care practice, research, and learning. The Centre’s aims include development of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health leadership in clinical and public health practice, education, and research. The Centre seeks to establish a positive national and international reputation in Indigenous health through commitment to Indigenous leadership, best practice, and capacity development for Indigenous and non-Indigenous partners.

About the opportunity

Under the direction of the Director, CAMDH, this position undertakes independent teaching and research in Aboriginal Health to the School of Medicine programs. This will involve responsibility for Indigenous student support, contribution in other Aboriginal Studies areas, as well as contribution to other courses, programs, and administrative roles that the Centre has responsibility for.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will demonstrate:

  • PhD or an undergraduate in medicine or an academic field relevant to the discipline or Master’s degree or equivalent work experience in Aboriginal health at a senior level.

  • Demonstrated high quality teaching in Aboriginal health and related areas at the undergraduate, and/or post-graduate levels.

  • Demonstrated experience in curriculum development and the delivery of lectures or training programs both face to face or online and in marking assessments.

  • Demonstrated ability in supporting and mentoring Aboriginal medical students.

  • Experience working with Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in education settings.

  • Evidence of effective interaction and service contribution within an institution and/or in the wider community, including professional bodies, government departments and/or other external organisations.

  • Aboriginality is an essential selection criterion under section 50D of the Equal Opportunity Act.

About your application

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description: Download File POSITION DESCRIPTION [Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (Aboriginal Health)].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 Monday, 22 July 2024

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Dawn Bessarab at dawn.bessarab@uwa.edu.au

Under Section 50(d) of the Equal Opportunity Act, this position is open to candidates who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander only.

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

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Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace. We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution. We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability.

We have a globally competitive, gender neutral parental leave policy with 26 weeks paid leave after 12 months service and 36 weeks after 5 years.

  • We have on-campus childcare facilities for children aged 6 weeks to kindy.

  • We facilitate flexible working, with part-time and job-sharing arrangements considered.

  • We have an ongoing partnership with Pride in Diversity and were recently awarded a Bronze Employer status for LGBTIQA+ inclusion.

  • We have Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation and actively work to improve gender equity.

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