Professor of General Practice

Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine
Position type:
Full-time, continuing appointment
Position reference no:

About the position

Since its first graduation in 2009 the Bond medicine program has grown in size and in recognition for excellence of teaching and of graduate outcomes. The program has strong links with health services in both primary care and public and private hospitals. As part of Bond University’s development as a leading research as well as teaching institution the Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine seeks to further develop primary care research in terms of capacity, collaborations and outputs.

This position will have a leading role in developing research in general practice in collaboration with the Institute for Evidence-Based Healthcare as well as making a key contribution to teaching, coordination and curriculum development in the Bond medical program.  They will expand and develop the critical links for research and research capacity in general practice as well as leading further development of the range and quality of clinical placement sites including community-based placements.  This role will also be involved with curriculum design, case writing, practicals, tutorials, lectures, web-based resources, clinical teaching and assessment. This position will provide strategic vision, drive and energy to lead the development of this key clinical discipline for Bond Medicine.

About the person:

The successful applicant will be recognised in Australia as a special general practitioner with FRACGP, FACRRM or equivalent and substantial clinical experience in general practice. You will possess a PhD or MD and significant track record in primary care research including success in securing external research funding. The ability to demonstrate experience in research and teaching and establishing external relationships for developing research and teaching capacity in general practice is essential.  With outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, this person will have the ability to collaborate and perform effectively within an inter-disciplinary and inter-professional environment.

Salary details:

Bond University offers a vibrant campus with state-of-the-art facilities in a picturesque location, as well as a range of tangible benefits including (but not limited to): competitive remuneration, bus services to the door, available car parking, use of library, Career Development Services, corporate discount programs and a bulk-billing medical centre on-site.

Remuneration is based on the level of appointment and will be commensurate with skills and experience.  Salary packaging arrangements are available.

Additional information:

Initial enquiries can be directed to:  Professor Nick Zwar, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine at [email protected] or phone +61 7 5595 5499. Alternatively, you may also contact Professor Kirsty Forrest, Dean of Medicine at [email protected] or phone +61 7 5595 5636.

Application and submission details:

For further details regarding this appointment please reference the position description and selection criteria.

Applications will be submitted online via the Careers at Bond University candidate portal. Please follow the 'How to apply' instructions provided. All candidates will be required to register prior to submitting an application.

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Applicants must have current work rights in Australia at the time of application. This status will be verified as part of the recruitment process.

Conditions of employment for this position are offered under a Bond Employment Agreement (BEC)

Bond University is an equal opportunity employer.

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Applications close at 5:00pm, Friday, 15 November 2019.

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