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The Australian National University

Health and Medical Education Strategist

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Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Academic

Classification: Level C

Classification: Academic Level C or D
Salary package: Level C - $115,723 to $128,825 per annum; Level D - $138,643 to $151,621 per annum + 17% Superannuation
Term: Fixed-Term, 3 years
  • Work alongside the Dean, College of Health and Medicine to explore education options for the College
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of an education strategy for the College
  • Investigate opportunities to offer new distinctive educational programs in the College

Position overview

The ANU has an international reputation for research and education relevant to the health and well-being of the population of Australia, as well as that of the developing world. This is achieved through discovery research, applied research in health service settings, research-led teaching in health and medical sciences, and the translation of research findings into practice and policy. The ANU College of Health and Medicine (CHM) comprises the Research School of Psychology (RSP), the ANU Medical School (ANUMS), the John Curtin School of Medical Research (JCSMR) and the Research School of Population Health (RSPH). These schools work together to deliver world-class research and education across the spectrum of medicine and health-related fields, working in partnership with the health sector at local, national and international levels.

The Health and Medical Education Strategist will support the Dean, CHM to explore education options within the College with the aim of incorporating the findings into a College-wide education and research strategy. The Strategist will consult widely with key stakeholders from the Colleges of Science (CoS) including the College Deans, the Deputy Dean (Education), School Directors and the Associate Directors (Education) within each School. The Health and Medical Education Strategist will also be required to interact with the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic).

The Health and Medical Education Strategist will be employed at either an Academic Level C or D depending on experience and qualifications. This is a project position and is fixed-term, for an initial period of 3 years. The Strategist will be required to have demonstrated experience in teaching at a university level and would have been involved in the development of new educational programs. The Strategist will be granted some research support funding to maintain research during this time.  

The contact for this position is Professor Jane Dahlstrom, Dean, College of Health and Medicine ( or phone 6125 3887

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant via:  

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Position Description & Selection Criteria

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