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Director Hobart Clinical School

Apply now Job no: 498226
Work type: Full time, Part time
Location: Hobart
Categories: Balanced Research/Teaching

Director, Hobart Clinical School

­­­­­­­­­­­­­Your New Role

As the Director, Hobart Clinical School you will work with the Director of the Medicine Program and the Medicine Leadership Team to align the operations of the Hobart Clinical School with the strategic objectives of the School, College, and University. You will support the development and maintenance of sustainable relationships across the College of Health and Medicine, with health service colleagues, with relevant professional organisations, and with the community. Ensuring that the Hobart Clinical School complies with Australian Medical Council accreditation standards, you will deliver high quality student experiences in cooperation with clinical schools on other campuses. Providing academic leadership that fosters high performance in teaching and research, whilst facilitating the professional development of other staff, you will direct and participate in scholarly undergraduate coursework teaching of an exemplary quality. You will represent the Medicine Program in a range of professional fora whilst supporting the School’s contribution to improving health outcomes in Tasmania through the excellent quality of medical graduates.

This position is based in Hobart and there is the opportunity to negotiate a combination of the position with a clinical appointment.

About the University

The University of Tasmania is building a vision of a place-based University with a mission to enhance the intellectual, economic, social, and cultural future of Tasmania, and from Tasmania, contribute to the world in areas of distinctive advantage. The University recognises that achieving this vision is dependent on the people we employ as well as creating a people-centred University that is values-based, relational, diverse, and development-focused. We work in a unique setting and actively partner with the communities in which we live, in support of a healthy, civil, and sustainable society. We subscribe to the fundamental values of honesty, integrity, responsibility, and trust.

In 1965, the Tasmanian School of Medicine was created in response to the needs of the community. More than 50 years later, we continue to respond to our community. The University of Tasmania’s College of Health and Medicine is committed to an interdisciplinary and wholistic focus on health professional education through its schools of Medicine, Nursing, Psychology, Pharmacy, Paramedicine, and Health Sciences. Within the Tasmanian School of Medicine, close interdisciplinary cooperation is achieved between the School’s programs (Medicine, Medical Science, and Public Health and Health Service Innovation).

What You’ll Need to Succeed

As a registered Medical Practitioner with the Medical Board of Australia you will have demonstrated achievement in clinical practice, medical education, and/or research, as well as good standing in the medical and broader community. You will have effective influencing skills and relationship development capability across both internal and external stakeholder groups. With a record of successful academic and/or clinical leadership and relevant postgraduate qualifications, you will have an extensive background in team building and creating effective working relationships, driving and inspiring engagement, and taking responsibility for mentoring professional development and growth in others.     

What’s on Offer?

On offer is an ongoing, full time or part time (negotiable FTE), Level D or E role with a competitive remuneration package including 17% superannuation and the opportunity to negotiate a combination of the position with a clinical appointment.

With our unique location and history, we have both an obligation and opportunity to make a global contribution from Tasmania. People are at the heart of that contribution as we focus on building a workplace culture where we come together to empower each other to connect, belong, and grow.

How to Apply?

If this role is of interest, we very much look forward to hearing from you.

Please provide a cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role, together with your up-to-date resume and a response to the success criteria outlined in the attached Position Description.

For further information or to discuss this role you are welcome to contact Associate Professor Anthea Dallas, Director-Medicine Program, Tasmanian School of Medicine via email initially at:

We celebrate the strength that diversity brings. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community. Tell us how we can make this job work for you.

Applications close 11:55pm Friday, March 31st, 2023.                                           

Download File Director Hobart Clinical School - Position Description.pdf

COVID-19 Update: The University of Tasmania recognises that it is critical for the University to protect the safety of our workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians. Applicants for this role must be prepared to provide evidence of Covid-19 vaccination as a condition of employment.

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfill the requirements of this role.

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