Lecturer/senior Lecturer Rural Health at Australian National University

A new opening lecturer position in medical sciences is available at Australian National University, Australia. Potential candidates should apply before June 23, 2019.

Classification: Academic (Level B/C)

Salary package: $98,009 – $131,402 per annum plus 17% superannuation

Terms:Part time, Continuing (Contingent Funded, 17.5 hours per week) up to 31 December 2020

The Australian National University has an international reputation for research and education relevant to the health and well-being of the population of Australia, as well as that of the developing world. This is achieved through discovery research, applied research in health service settings, research-led teaching in health and medical sciences, and the translation of research findings into practice and policy. The ANU College of Health and Medicine comprises the Research School of Psychology, the ANU Medical School, the John Curtin School of Medical Research and the Research School of Population Health. These schools work together to deliver world-class research and education across the spectrum of medicine and health-related fields, working in partnership with the health sector at local, national and international levels.

The ANU Medical School educates and develops medical graduates that practise medicine with compassion, conscience and professional excellence and extends the boundaries of medical knowledge through research, sharing this knowledge with patients and colleagues, locally, nationally and internationally. The School partners with a number of healthcare organisations including ACT Health, Calvary Healthcare ACT, hospitals and community practices throughout the ACT, south east region of NSW and in remote NT to provide early and regular access to clinical teaching and training. The Medical School is committed to extending the boundaries of medical knowledge through research, and in providing a research led educational experience. Research spans a wide range of medical disciplines, with laboratories and offices at Acton Campus and the Canberra Hospital Campus. Collaboration encompasses ANU medical and health sciences, and universities, governments and industry bodies, attracting national and international researchers and higher degree research candidates. The Medical School operates in accordance with the Australian Medical Council accreditation standards for education, training and assessment in all phases of medical education.

The Rural Clinical School (RCS) of the ANU Medical School is an established program funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health under the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training Program (RHMTP). The RCS has five nodes across south-east New South Wales, and provides an integrated rural curriculum across the course as well as year-long rural placements for 25% of the Year 3 cohort. The school also provides support to the local communities and the health professionals who work in these regions. The RCS aims to further develop its rural research program. This position will work with the RCS research team to develop and conduct rural health research.

The position is based at the Rural Clinical School (RCS), within the ANU Medical School. Whilst based in Canberra, there may be requirements to travel to all of the RCS locations in south-east NSW. The occupant of this position will make a significant contribution to the further development and coordination of the rural research program and will support and mentor academic staff and students in research. They may also represent the RCS on Medical School and other committees as required. The position will work closely with and report to the Head of the RCS.

For further information please contact Associate Professor Malcolm Moore, T: 02 6125 1183 or E:

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit


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