Casual Academic Opportunities within the Adelaide Medical School
University of Adelaide Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences

Casual Academic Opportunities within the Adelaide Medical School

Job no: 502389
Work type: Casual
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences


We are seeking dedicated and passionate casual academic staff to assist with the delivery of our program in 2019

Casual rates aligned with the University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement and an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply

A number of roles are available, including:

Medical Personal and Professional Development: this role involves delivery of professionalism, leadership and communication skills

Clinical Practice: this role involves demonstrating to, and giving feedback on, clinical and communication skills

Case Based Learning (CBL): this involves small-group learning and is a dominant learning mode during the early years of the medicine curriculum. The CBL program emphasises the need for students to be able to explain the mechanisms responsible for the production of symptoms and signs of diseases

Anatomy Demonstrating: this involves small-group discovery experiences, presentations and practicals that will cover the regions of the body routinely examined clinically as part of an initial patient assessment

Teaching students in Adelaide Medical School, you will be responsible for upholding the academic quality and integrity of the program, in consultation with the Program and Course Coordinators.

You will be located at either the Biomedical precinct in the recently completed Adelaide Health & Medical Sciences building, or the newly refurbished Helen Mayo South Building on Frome Road, and participate in supporting students in the medical program through clinical assessments as directed by the coordinators and will provide student support in the medical program as directed by the course coordinator.

There is an expectation that our teachers will participate in the peer review process and on-going review of their teaching, as to reflect our commitment to high quality education.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience teaching in Case Based Learning and/or; a Medical Professionalism and Leadership program and/or; Clinical Practice and/or; Anatomy Demonstrating
  • Demonstrated experience of undergraduate teaching in medical education
  • Demonstrated experience of student support
  • Experience in assessment of student performance
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with learning management systems and information technologies to support student learning


  • MBBS (or equivalent) and/or PhD in a relevant discipline
  • Practicing clinical
  • Registration with the Medical Board of Australia (AHPRA)
  • Postgraduate fellowship of specialty college (e.g. FRACP, FRACGP)

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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Your faculty's broader role

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 in the next generations of: medical doctors; 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 to express your interest in potential casual employment opportunities within the Adelaide Medical School. The application will involve uploading a copy of your current CV including detail of your relevant job skills, educational qualifications and availability. Applications close 11:55pm, 30 November 2019.

**Casual Academic Opportunities for 2021 will reopen in April 2020**

For further information

Further information about Adelaide Medical School courses can be located through theCourse Outline .

For a confidential discussion regarding these positions, contact:

Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences HR Team

Please note that submitting an application does not automatically entitle you to casual employment with the University of Adelaide.

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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