The Professor in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine is accountable for: 1.Conducting outstanding research in Sleep Medicine. 2.Fostering an environment in the Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine that encourages staff to identify and address key research questions relevant to respiratory and sleep health, improve their research outputs, build effective research collaborations, and translate their research findings into practice. 3.Fostering an attractive, creative and supportive academic environment for postgraduate students, and providing direct supervision of postgraduate research students. 4.Assisting in the planning, coordination and conduct of teaching activities in Internal Medicine in the Doctor of Medicine (MD) Program. 5.Active participation in the coordination, administration and continuous improvement of the MD Program, including contribution to the MD curriculum. 6.Student teaching in a subspecialty of internal medicine, mainly relating to Respiratory/Sleep Medicine, in the MD Program, in any of the sites in which Flinders University is active. 7.Providing academic advice and counselling to students. 8.Participating in postgraduate training programs in internal medicine and Respiratory/Sleep Medicine. 9.Fostering an environment in the Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine that encourages staff to be innovative and actively involved in teaching. 10.Providing clinical services in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine of the highest possible standard to patients of Southern Adelaide Local Health Network, in an environment of multidisciplinary care. 11.Leading the clinical sleep service within the Department of Respiratory and Sleep Services at SALHN. 12.Participating in clinical care including of inpatients, and in relevant procedural rosters within the Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine 13.Fostering strong strategic working relationships with relevant external bodies including accrediting authorities, professional associations, external research institutes, industry and government departments. 14.Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the position as assigned by the Supervisor and/or the University.
•Completion of a PhD in in Medicine or equivalent experience and must hold a Fellowship from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians or equivalent and registrable with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (APRHA). •Proven recognition of academic standing as an eminent authority in respiratory and sleep medicine and distinction at the national and international level in respiratory and sleep medicine. •Demonstrated outstanding track record in the conduct of nationally and internationally recognised independent research activity; including peer-reviewed publications, competitive grant funding and research student supervision. •Demonstrated competence in clinical and procedural aspects of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine and evidence of leadership at consultant level. •Demonstrated experience and strength in education leadership in medical student and postgraduate teaching with the ability to coordinate and develop teaching programs. •Proven evidence of effective leadership in administration at the College level including the effective management of clinical, teaching and administrative staff. •Demonstrated capacity to foster new developments in research and education for the College and to lead growth in research in a focussed area of practice. •Demonstrated outstanding written, verbal and interpersonal skills in order to effectively communicate and foster effective successful and sustained collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams, staff, students, colleagues and professional bodies.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: In addition, the eligible appointee will receive a separate Clinical Academic contract and salary supplementation from the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (SALHN) in accordance with the prevailing Clinical Academics Enterprise Agreement. This will result in a combined salary (from both employers) equivalent to that of a senior staff specialist.
Flinders University is located in Adelaide, South Australia and is a dynamic institution enjoying a well-justified reputation for excellence in teaching and research.
The University's vision, embedded in its Strategic Plan "Making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda", is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia's... most enterprising graduates.
The College of Medicine and Public Health delivers clinical, population and lab based research, integrated teaching programs and high quality clinical services.
An opportunity has arisen for a Professor in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine to join the College of Medicine and Public Health in this recently created role.
The Professor in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine will provide leadership and delivery of high quality teaching, research and clinical services in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine in the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (SALHN) and will work within both the University and Health Services environments.
The incumbent's university role will comprise growing the research output and impact of the College in a field aligned with our existing research strengths, in addition to developing, maintaining, coordinating and continuously improving the Internal Medicine curriculum, including Respiratory, within the Doctor of Medicine (MD) program.