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Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry - Launceston Clinical School

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Work type: Part time
Location: Statewide (all locations in Tasmania), Launceston
Categories: Teaching Focused

Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry

  • Facilitate a positive impact on the lives of our students, clinical supervisors, and academic colleagues
  • Co-ordination and oversight of clinical teaching and assessment in the psychiatry discipline rotations
  • Part time (0.2 FTE), fixed term until January 2027, based in Launceston

About the opportunity

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry in the School of Medicine, based at the Launceston Clinical School which is part of the College of Health and Medicine. The Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry will have a substantial role in medical education for the Medicine Program in Launceston.

The appointee will be primarily involved in the co-ordination and oversight of clinical teaching and assessment in the psychiatry discipline rotations associated with the Launceston Clinical School.

This will be associated with a contribution to relevant areas of the school’s curriculum development and research activities.  The appointee will be required to undertake administrative duties within the School of Medicine, particularly with respect to the cohorts undertaking their Psychiatry Rotation.


What you’ll do:

  • Make a strong and sustained contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities.
  • Undertake scholarly undergraduate (and if relevant postgraduate) coursework teaching of an exemplary quality.
  • Increasingly provide academic leadership, particularly in fostering outstanding research and/or learning and teaching.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of productive and effective links inside the University and locally and nationally with the discipline, relevant interdisciplinary domains, profession, industry and/or wider community.
  • Undertake other duties as assigned by their supervisor.


What we’re looking for:

  • Completion of recognised primary medical qualification, including specialty training as a psychiatrist, permitting registration by the Medical Board of Australia.
  •  Experience and demonstrated achievement in university-level teaching and learning, especially in areas related to clinical teaching and training.
  • A good record of working collaboratively within a team to achieve a common goal and display the ability to work in a manner that aligns with the University's values.
  • A record of contributing effectively to building and maintaining effective and productive links locally and nationally with the discipline, profession, industry (where relevant) and wider community.
  • Clinical/industry/professional experience relevant to the position.


Salary details

Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level C and will have a total remuneration package of up to $178,024 comprising base salary within the range of $133,981 to $152,157 pro rata plus 17% superannuation.


How to Apply

  • To apply online, please provide the following supporting documentation:
    • Resume
    • Cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role
    • Your responses to the success criteria from the Position Description below
  • For further information about this position, please contact Jan Radford, Director Launceston Clinical School, or 0419 885 285
  • Please visit for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.
  • Please refer to the attached Position Description Below for full details.


Download File Position Description -500182-Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry.pdf


Applications close Sunday, 25 August 2024, 11.55pm

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

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