Clinical Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor (Psychiatry)
Job Location: Brisbane CBD & Inner Suburbs
Employer: The University of Queensland
$121k – $161k p.a. + plus 17% superannuation
- Clinical Academic level C/D
- Part Time, Fixed Term position
- UQ Job Reference R-02555
- Closing date: 24 December 2021
About This Opportunity
This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor in Psychiatry to focus their efforts on leveraging their established record of achievement in teaching (including clinical teaching, where appropriate), research and service and engagement.
This role is key to providing face to face teaching and delivery of the course at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. The incumbent/s will lead the assessment for students during the course, remediation and guidance for students in need.
Please note this position is closely align to R-02456 – Course Coordinator – Mental Health (Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor).
Key responsibilities include:
- Demonstrates an established record of effective contribution to a range of teaching responsibilities.
- Make original contributions which expand knowledge or practice in the relevant discipline.
- Support the ongoing improvement of programs via successful coordination of a significant aspect of a program (e.g. a major, a clinical teaching unit or a field of study) or a significant contribution to the development or coordination of teaching to ensure courses are engaging, relevant and contemporary.
- Teach across different settings and develop innovative curriculum design including online learning and alternative teaching methods and resources.
- Coordinate courses, prepare and deliver lectures and tutorials, and undertake assessment and marking for undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
- Maintain and improve the quality of courses as measured through evaluation instruments to meet industry and educational standards.
- Provide high quality service to students, including academic counselling and advice.
- Understand and apply University Rules relevant to teaching and learning practice.
In additional and at level D
- Demonstrates a sustained, skilled, and collegial contribution to teaching and the student experience.
- Drive the ongoing improvement and development of new programs or a significant aspect of a program (e.g. a major, a clinical teaching unit or a field of study) to meet industry and educational standards.
- Exhibit exemplary design in curricular and assessment practices that contributes to enhanced student learning outcomes.
- Adapt and introduce novel teaching and learning approaches and technologies (including online learning and alternative teaching methods and resources) to inspire students’ participation and achieve enhanced learning outcomes.
- Builds and maintains internal and external education collaborations and leads or enables professional learning through advocacy, mentorship and/or scholarly inquiry.
- Significant contribution to the development or coordination of teaching to ensure courses are engaging, relevant and contemporary.
- Lead a large interdisciplinary area, field of study or academic program.
- Make original contributions which expand knowledge or practice in the relevant discipline to achieve excellence in teaching.
- Maintain and active record of producing quality research outputs consistent with discipline norms as lead contributor, by publishing or exhibiting in national research journals, other appropriate refereed publications and conference publications
- Participate in or contribute as chief investigator role in applications for significant research funding to support projects and activities, which includes actively seeking, obtaining and managing research funding.
- Contribute to progressing towards transfer of knowledge, technology and practices to research end users through translation, including commercialisation of UQ intellectual property.
- Undertake independent and/or team research that where possible impacts on policy, practices and/or commercialisation resulting in national recognition and developing international recognition in the research area.
- Encourage, initiate and coordinate strategic collaborative research projects in related area of expertise across University, national and international levels.
- Review and draw upon best practice research methodologies.
In additional and at level D
- Maintain a record of outstanding contributions in the scholarship of teaching and producing quality research outputs consistent with discipline norms as lead contributor, by publishing in high quality national and international research journals, other appropriate refereed publications and conference publications.
- Initiate and lead funding initiatives and applications as chief investigator role in applications for significant research funding to support projects and activities, which includes actively seeking, obtaining and managing research funding.
- Lead the progressing towards transfer of knowledge, technology and practices to research end users through translation, including commercialisation of UQ intellectual property.
- Participates in discipline service, including service on leading editorial boards, or other discipline leadership positions
- Present, collaborate and contribute high quality input at an international level in the scholarship of teaching.
- Drive significant and strategic activities that yield new and quality insights and opportunities in pedagogical practices and activities.
Supervision and Researcher Development (Level C/D)
- Act as Principal Supervisor to Higher Degree by Research students.
- Demonstrates and leads others in the responsible conduct of research.
- Demonstrates personal effectiveness in supervision and management and development of researcher capability and skill.
- Lead the facilitation of engagement opportunities for supervisees
- Effective lead and develop employee performance and conduct by providing feedback, coaching, and professional development.
- Manage staff effectively throughout the employee lifecycle in accordance with University policy and procedures.
- Working to promptly resolve conflict and grievances when they arise in accordance with University policy and procedures.
- Encourage individual/team commitment in the pursuit of results and mentor more junior academics and researchers.
Citizenship and Service (Level C/D)
- Consistently demonstrate behaviours that align to the UQ values.
- Shows leadership of self and others through mentoring, collaboration and a responsibility for staff wellbeing.
- Demonstrate a track record of achievement in relation to internal service roles, including high level of collaboration and participation in decision-making and service on relevant committees.
- Undertake administrative processes as required.
- Establish a track record of collaboration in relation to external service activities.
- Advance external links and partnerships by collaborating on external activities and sustain relationships with industry, government departments, professional bodies and the wider community.
- Make a strong contribution to the governance of the organisational unit, including displaying leadership behaviours.
This role is subject to The University’s Code of Conduct.
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For Level C/D
- Fellowship of RANZCP and current clinical practice in psychiatry.
- An established profile in teaching and/or research in psychiatry.
- National recognition in the area of expertise. In additional at Level D, international recognition for contributions towards teaching and pedagogical practices, with a sustained record of outstanding impact in teaching in the discipline area.
- Evidence of a high level of quality teaching at undergraduate, honours and postgraduate level across a variety of settings, including small and large groups.
- A strong track record of course coordination and participation in the development and continuous innovation of new programs, curriculum design and course material in the discipline area.
- A growing record of meaningful internal service roles in conjunction with a strong contribution to external activities.
What We Can Offer
This is a Part-time [50%] Fixed-term position until 31 December 2024 at Academic Level C/D.
- At Academic Level C, base salary will be in the range $121,939 – $140,603, plus super of up to 17%. The total package will be in the range $142,668 – $164,505.
- At Academic Level D, base salary will be in the range $146,824 – $161,756, plus super of up to 17%. The total package will be in the range $171,784 – $189,254.
Please note the successful candidate/s appointment may be progressed as a Conjoint/Secondment through Qld Health.
Flexible employment options may be available for this role.
For further information about UQ’s benefits, please visit Why Work at UQ and review The University of Queensland’s Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.
To discuss this role please contact Wendy Findlay.
For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number in the subject line.
Want to Apply?
All applicants must supply the following documents:
- Cover letter
- Responses to the ‘About You’ section
To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQ Careers portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels, including direct email, will not be accepted.
About The Selection Process
As part of the Selection Process, applicants shortlisted for interview will be required to complete a brief 5 minute presentation at the beginning of their interview (without Powerpoint/Keynote), outlining why they applied for the role and what they would like to achieve.
The University of Queensland is committed to ensuring all candidates are provided with the opportunity to attend the panel interviews, however, for those candidates who are unable to attend in person, video interview options will be available.
Mandatory Immunisations: It is a condition of employment for this role that you will be required to provide evidence of immunisation against certain vaccine preventable diseases.
Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.
AHPRA registration: Is it a requirement of this position that the incumbent holds and maintains full AHPRA registration.
RANZCP registration: Is it a requirement of this position that the incumbent holds and maintains full RANZVP fellowship.
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