Senior Lecturer (Clinical Anatomy)

University of New England, Australia - School of Rural Medicine

  • Continuing, half- time (negotiable)
  • Plus 17% employer superannuation. Salary packaging options are available.
  • Plus clinical loading for medical or clinical practitioners, where applicable.
  • Relocation assistance provided

The School of Rural Medicine comprises about 40 on-campus staff (including clinical and research staff) and a significant number of medical staff associates with clinical operations throughout the region. The School is responsible for delivering the Joint Medical Program in partnership with the University of Newcastle, and the Hunter New England and Central Coast Local Health Districts. It is committed to improving equity of access to health care in rural areas of Australia. The School enrols up to 300 JMP students with 60 students in each year level and is developing new programs to assist with the training of health and medical practitioners in particular those who practice rurally.

The School operates the Tablelands Clinical School (TCS), which is one of 6 regional clinical schools operating within the Joint Medical Program. Located next to the Armidale Rural and Referral Hospital, TCS maximises the clinical training of students in their final years of the medical program.

The School also manages the University’s Anatomy Laboratory which operates a Body Donor Program and provides cadaver material for teaching and research purposes.

We are currently seeking to fill several Senior Lecturer vacancies which are offered as either part time or full time positions. We are keen to attract medically or clinically qualified practitioners in a health related discipline such as radiography, pathology or physiotherapy or other allied health practitioners who would be able to contribute to one or more of the Schools teaching and research priorities.

About the role

The incumbent will primarily be responsible for the delivery of the JMP anatomy teaching and the management of the University’s anatomy laboratory. This positon offers the opportunity to lead and influence the future strategy of anatomy and the laboratory, engaging new partners and developing new programs using a multi-professional and multi-disciplinary approach. In addition the incumbent will be expected to apply their skills and expertise across other relevant areas of the School’s curriculum and the research agenda. We would particular like to attract a medically qualified or clinically qualified practitioner in a health related discipline such a radiography, pathology or physiotherapy or other allied health to this position.

About UNE

The University of New England in Armidale, Australia, is a unique university, in the enviable position of boasting an excellent international reputation as well as being a leader in research and academic innovation. UNE is proud of its status as one of Australia’s oldest universities. Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living.

Additional information

To discuss this role please contact Professor Geetha Ranmuthugala, Interim Head of School, phone + 61 2 6773 3678 or email To find out more about the School of Rural Medicine visit:

Closing Date: 30th October 2016

Reference No: 216114

To demonstrate your suitability for this role, please respond to the selection criteria in your application.

Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures. As a University committed to engaging a diverse workforce, UNE encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

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