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Evidence-based health care is fundamental to the practice of medicine. Acquiring advanced skills in gathering, analysing and translating evidence is a core aspect of training of the future medical workforce. The present position takes the lead in the Doctor and Health in the Community (DHC) Theme team regarding content, teaching, coordinating and assessing evidence-based approaches to health care in the Doctor of Medicine (MD) Program in the Griffith School of Medicine.

The opportunity
This position offers a unique opportunity for innovative teaching and curriculum development in the Griffith University postgraduate MD program. The position has teaching responsibilities in the DHC theme in the program, focusing principally on the Evidence Based Practice and Research Methods elements of this theme, with an emphasis on epidemiology and to a lesser extent, biostatistics. The position sits within the Griffith University School of Medicine and will be based primarily at its Gold Coast Campus, with the option to perform some duties remotely. The appointee will be directly responsible to the Program Director for the MD.

This is a part time (60%), continuing positon based at the Gold Coast campus.

About you
The Lecturer in Evidence Based Medicine will aim to provide high quality teaching, assessment and curriculum development in primary health care to the expanding Griffith MD program and to increase the range, quality and productivity of primary health care and public health research in the School of Medicine.

Salary range
Lecturer (Level B): $94,361 - $112,057 (pro rata) per annum.  Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $110,403 - $131,108 (pro rata) per annum.

What we offer
Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia–Pacific region, you will join a University that spans six campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 200,000 graduates extends around the world.

At Griffith University, we’ve worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

How to apply
Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

  • Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the position description.
  • One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
    • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
    • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
    • Employment history, including present position and details of relevant professional, consulting or industry experience;
    • Research interests and list of publications;
    • Research grants awarded and any other relevant information, such as offices held in professional bodies, community services etc.

Note:  Application attachments should be saved as .doc, .docx or .pdf only.  File names should be no more than 25 characters long and should include letters and numbers only.

Further information
Obtain the position description and application process by clicking here. You will be redirected to the Griffith University Jobs Page.

For further information about this role, please contact Professor Lennert Veerman on +61 (0) 7 5678 0522.

For application queries, please contact Teagan Brown, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 6551.

Closing date: Friday 5 April 2019 at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.

As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.