Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Medical Education

New Zealand
Sep 23, 2016
Nov 21, 2016
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences 

Centre for Medical and Health Sciences Education

Are you looking for a tenured Lecturer / Senior Lecturer position in Medical Education? Keen to develop your career in a medical education research and post-graduate teaching? Interested in living in a vibrant, multicultural city in New Zealand and working in a world leading University?

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about teaching and keen to engage in research on Health Professionals Education and Patient Safety. Our team of academics have diverse backgrounds in clinical medicine, allied health professions, education, psychology, human factors and medical anthropology, bringing together a range of perspectives in teaching and research in Medical Education.

At the Centre of Medical and Health Sciences Education (CMHSE) we have an international reputation in patient safety research, focussing on simulation-based team training for healthcare teams. Other research strengths include interprofessional learning, professionalism, promoting wellbeing, workplace-based assessment and entrustment decisions, and qualitative research methodologies.

Our post-graduate Masters in Clinical Education attracts a multidisciplinary group of clinicians from around New Zealand, with a growing cohort of PhD students. As part of the School of Medicine we work closely with the undergraduate medical programme in professional skills, humanities, assessment and evaluation and have access to world-class simulation facilities. Our Faculty includes Schools of Nursing, Pharmacy, Optometry and Medical Sciences, providing opportunity for collaboration across disciplines.

Reporting to the Head of CMHSE, primarily responsibilities in this position are:

  • Teaching on our Masters in Clinical Education, and the undergraduate medical programme.
  • PhD and Masters research student supervision
  • Research relevant to undergraduate and/or postgraduate medical education.
  • Leadership in promoting the scholarship of teaching and learning within the School of Medicine and FMHS.

This position would suit a full-time early career academic, or a suitably qualified clinician seeking a split clinical / academic appointment. Experience in Medical Education or a closely-related field and a Masters or PhD in Medical Education, Education or related field would be highly desirable.

Read about some of our leading research projects and the diverse courses we offer on our website on https://www.fmhs.auckland.ac.nz/en/som/cmhse.html 

For more information, please contact:

Associate Professor Jennifer Weller

Head of Centre for Medical and Health Sciences Education

School of Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences,

University of Auckland


The University has an equity policy and welcomes applications from all qualified persons.

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students.

Application closing date: 20 November 2016