Curriculum Development Digital Health - Centre for Health Services Research

Expiring today

$96,466.06 - $108,318.37
Jun 13, 2019
Jun 26, 2019
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
The UQ Centre for Health Services Research is one of five Research Centres in the Faculty of Medicine. The primary purpose of the Centre is to improve the delivery of health care through research which examines health systems performance and identifies mechanisms to improve access, effectiveness and efficiency. The Centre has research strengths in telehealth, geriatric medicine and aged care, renal medicine, clinical trial design and administration and biostatistics. The Centre engages 20 clinicians and research staff, 27 professional staff and has a large cohort of higher degree research students. The Centre works closely with the other Research Centres in the Faculty of Medicine (UQDI, UQCCR, UQCHRC), the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences and also with Metro South Hospital and Health Services. The Centre is the Australian Coordinating Centre for interRAI and leads international development of its hospital assessment systems related to function and psychosocial problems. It has extensive related data holdings.

The vision of the UQCHSR is to improve health outcomes for patients, with a particular focus on those with chronic disease or frailty, for remote communities and those with other forms of disadvantage or vulnerability. This will be achieved through strong engagement of researchers and practitioners across the translational spectrum, from basic, through clinical and health trials, to implementation, this will enable outcomes such as improved health care services, new clinical products, policies or educational improvements. UQCHSR will be recognized for its strong engagement with the Princess Alexandra Hospital and industry, and outcomes arising from addressing clinically important research questions. It will also have a reputation for the provision of outstanding clinical research training, pre-clinical and clinical research services (e.g. clinical trials design and data analysis), and clinical trial linked service provision.

The UQCHSR is located at the PA Hospital campus in Woolloongabba, South Brisbane, with activities based in the Hospital, the Clinical Research Facility and associated with research activities both nationally and internationally.

About This Opportunity

The primary purpose of this position is to be responsible for the design, development and maintenance of the new online e-learning courseware in the domains of telehealth and digital health for MD students and the health science student cohorts; this includes both undergraduate and post-graduate cohorts.

The position will be located in the COH on the Princess Alexandra Hospital Campus at Woolloongabba. Some travel will be required for research and service development projects.

Our Ideal Candidate

The successful appointee will be experienced in the design, development and production of e-learning modules suitable for adult student cohorts. You will be an exceptional communicator who enjoys team work and has a high level of commitment to meeting stakeholder needs.

Skills and experience:
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant health-sciences discipline with at least four years subsequent relevant experience; or extensive experience in Education/Instructional Design field.
  • An understanding of UQs teaching and learning student strategy for asynchronous effective learning
  • High level skills in one or more specific disciplines relevant to applying adult learning theory
  • Demonstrated ability to assist content contributors in designing and creating online learning modules and assessment
  • Experience and skill using a range of technologies to develop an online learning curriculum
  • Experience with UQ endorsed learning management systems

You must have ongoing unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity.

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to .

What We Can Offer

This is a part-time, fixed term position at HEW level 8. The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $96,466 - $108,318 plus super of up to 9.5% and recreation leave loading of 17.5%.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, salary sacrificing options, discounted private health insurance, development programs and many other benefits.


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