Associate Professor and Program Convenor – Ref: R-39664 (Doctor of Medicine) – Australia Visa Sponsorship

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About UQ

As part of the UQ community, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world, and within an environment where interdisciplinary collaborations are encouraged.

At the core of our teaching remains our students, and their experience with us sets a foundation for success far beyond graduation. UQ has made a commitment to making education opportunities available for all Queenslanders, regardless of personal, financial, or geographical barriers.

As part of our commitment to excellence in research and professional practice in academic contexts, we are proud to provide our staff with access to world-class facilities and equipment, grant writing support, greater research funding opportunities, and other forms of staff support and development.

About This Opportunity 

This is a unique opportunity for a dynamic, forward-thinking medical educator to provide academic leadership to the current and new MD program, which started in 2023. With around 480 medical graduates each year, the UQ MD is one of Australia’s largest medical programs. The Program Convenor leads a team of committed and talented medical educators and collaborates with world class clinician educators and researchers in nurturing our medical students to become caring, capable doctors.

The successful candidate will consistently demonstrate excellence in learning and teaching, medical education research and scholarship of learning and teaching. They will be an effective communicator and committed to developing and maintaining strong relationships across the Medical School, Faculty and the University. The successful applicant will make a positive impact locally, nationally and at an international level.

As a teaching focused academic at level D, the Program Convenor is expected to demonstrate institutional leadership and may be involved in the effective supervision of Honours and Higher Degree by Research students (where appropriate).

This is a teaching focused position. Further information can be found by viewing UQ’s Criteria for Academic Performance.

For further information, please click here to view the information booklet.

This is a part-time to full time (60 – 100%), continuing position.

At Academic level D. The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $162,046 – $178,367, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $189,594 – $208,690 annually. As these roles are covered by an Enterprise Agreement, you will also receive regular remuneration increases in line with the Enterprise Agreement.

The greater benefits of joining the UQ community are broad:  from being part of a Group of Eight university, to recognition of prior service with other Australian universities, up to 26 weeks of paid parental leave, 17.5% annual leave loading, flexible working arrangements including hybrid on site/WFH options and flexible start/finish times, and genuine career progression opportunities via the academic promotions process.

Relocating from interstate or overseas? We’ll support you with the visa sponsorship process and a relocation support package. You can find out more about life in Australia’s Sunshine State here.


Applications close Sunday 1st September at 11.00pm AEST (R-39664). Please note that interviews have been tentatively scheduled for Monday 16th September.

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