WW6312 - Lecturer - Applied Health Research - (Casual) - Latrobe University Sydney Campus, Sydney CBD, NSW


Applied Health Research is a subject in which students will learn how to apply research to solve real world problems of the sort that they will encounter in their practice as health professionals. Students will develop their confidence in using research by synthesizing evidence in the form of narrative summaries, gaining basic statistical knowledge needed to prepare data reports and critically comparing different research approaches.

The subject is taught using a blended learning mode of teaching and learning in alignment with the University’s Digital Learning Strategy. La Trobe Sydney is committed to developing and retaining the best possible teaching staff. The University is seeking to recruit an experienced and dynamic teaching staff member to facilitate a 1 hour lecture and 2 hour workshop per week in 2018 Study Period 2 (commencing 30th July, 2018).

Responsibilities / Duties: 
  • Facilitate pre-designed workshops for a small student cohort using evidence-based pedagogies, under the guidance of the Subject Co-ordinator
  • Mark assessments and undertake academic administration connected with the subject in which the academic teaches.
  • Attend meetings associated with the subject (i.e., induction, teaching team, marking moderation) and professional development courses provided by the University.


Essential: 
  • A university degree (from an externally accredited [by HIMAA] profession-entry course) in health information management or related field
  • Professional experience as a Health Information Manager (HIM) or related field
  • High level oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team member with people from diverse backgrounds in a collaborative and collegial manner.
  • Demonstrated high levels of self-motivation and personal management skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of effective teaching methods and pedagogies and experience in university or workplace/professional development teaching.


Desirable: 
  • Current professional credentialing, specifically Certified Health Information Manager (CHIM).
  • Graduate Certificate in Higher Education or evidence of equivalent professional preparation for Higher Education teaching.


Enquiries: 

Melinda Law
Academic Manager
Phone: (02) 9397 7600
Email: melinda.law@latrobe.edu.au

Applications Close On: 
17 June 2018