Specialist Lead - Paediatrics

Curtin University

We seek an outstanding Paediatrician on a 0.2 FTE basis, to support teaching in paediatrics through review and updating existing curriculum.

  • $148,350- $163,270 (ALD) 17% superannuation + clinical loading by negotiation
  • 2 years fixed-term 0.2 (FTE)
  • Appointment could be based at a hospital.
Job Reference: 628999

2 Year Fixed Term part time (0.2 FTE)

$148,350- $163,270 (ALD) plus 17% superannuation with clinical loading
  
Curtin University is ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide (ARWU 2020 and QS World University Rankings 2020), and is placed 17th in the world for universities less than 50 years old (QS Top 50 Under 50 2021). Curtin is WA’s most preferred university, with highly engaged industry-facing partners. A major global player, with well-integrated campuses in Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritius and Dubai.


Curtin Medical School

The Curtin Medical School’s vision is to create highly competent doctors of the future who integrate into an interprofessional environment and put patient safety and quality care first, with a strong focus on primary care. This vision has been built on Curtin’s strong health sciences foundation, and on a philosophy of innovation and teaching excellence. The school is #1 in Australia in its field of study for teaching quality, learner engagement, learning resources and student support according to the 2021 Good Universities Guide. It is also the top WA University for overall experience and skills development.


In this role you will

This is your opportunity to be part of the Curtin Medical School. We seek an outstanding Paediatrician on a 0.2 FTE basis, to review, develop curriculum and assist with teaching in paediatrics through years 4-5 of our undergraduate degree. Some opportunities to pursue research exists for established research clinicians.

Your career history will showcase your professional expertise and your excellence in teaching in the field of Paediatrics. A good understanding of the student learning experience through high quality, effective teaching practice and curriculum design is essential. This appointment could be based at a hospital.


Why choose Curtin

Curtin Medical School and the Faculty of Health Sciences offers an exciting career path including:
  • The opportunity to be part of a state of the art Medical School that is ranking #1 for teaching quality, learner engagement, learning resources and student support according to the 2021 Good Universities Guide. It is also the top WA University for overall experience and skills development.
  • Innovative work that will make real-world health differences
  • Interactions with and learnings from industry, government and academic partners
  • Support and develop our future doctors.
For more details of Curtin’s employee benefits please visit https://about.curtin.edu.au/jobs/


We are looking for someone with…
  • FRACP or equivalency for registration in Australia.
  • A doctoral qualification in a relevant discipline.
  • Demonstrated academic leadership experience in the discipline/profession and in community engagement.
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching.
  • High level communication and interpersonal skills.

Inclusion and Diversity at Curtin

We are committed to ensuring that Curtin has an inclusive environment, free from harassment, in which all students, staff and the community feel respected, valued and welcome.
We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, women, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and are committed to making reasonable adjustments to enable people with disability to participate fully in our recruitment, selection and appointment processes.
  
We have received recognition in this area:
  • Voted one of Australia’s Inclusive Employers for 2019-2020 (Diversity Council of Australia).
  • Have become one of the first Universities to receive accreditation for an Elevated Reconciliation Action Plan.
  • Achieved Athena Swan Bronze Accreditation (2018-2020).
  • Voted 16th best workplace for new dads in Australia (HBF - Direct Advice for Dads, 2019).
Next steps

Please apply on-line with a cover letter and resume to enable us to assess your suitability for the role. If you require reasonable accommodation to participate in the recruitment process please advise in your cover letter. 
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Applications close: Friday 5th March, 9pm AWST

Contact details

If you have a query in relation to the application process please contact hshumtalent@curtin.edu.au or call Lisa Kirkpatrick on 08 9266 4292

Disclaimer

Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time. We reserve the right to remove the advert earlier than the date on the advert.