Position: Professional Teaching Fellow | Cardiac Sonography 0.7 FTE

Waipapa Taumata Rau | The University of Auckland
The University is Aotearoa New Zealand’s pre-eminent higher education institution and a comprehensive, research-intensive, and international university, as reflected in our global ranking – 81 in the 2021 QS World University Rankings and 1st in the world in the THE University Impact Rankings.

The Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences is a diverse faculty with more than 4,000 students studying across six schools, led by world-leading researchers. We are is committed to improving the health of our local, national and global communities through excellence in teaching, research, service and engagement.

Auckland offers world class entertainment, an extensive range of pubs and bars, and a seemingly endless list of cafes and restaurants. Every day there is just so much happening in our city – free festivals, community markets, art exhibitions, dance, music, theatre and cultural performances, sport and leisure opportunities – all you have to do is find the time to do it all.

Te Whiwhinga mahi | The opportunity
Developing for the first time our Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences in Cardiac Ultrasound, you will provide exceptional guidance to our future sonographers. This is the opportunity to set up the framework for Cardiac sonography education in New Zealand and requires someone with cardiac sonography experience, pedagogical experience, enthusiasm for conveying complex information on-line to students and for setting up an assessment framework that can be deployed into hospitals around the country.

We are seeking a qualified cardiac sonographer to develop courses fit for purpose for registering cardiac sonography students in New Zealand. You will be comfortable developing curriculum for the profession that would set the students up for clinical practice and also for life-long learning. You will be joining an experienced team of educators who can provide support in how to develop courses that are interesting relevant and fit for online delivery. The content the successful applicant will develop will be unique but there is a robust pathway for ensuring the online aspect can work smoothly. Prior teaching experience would be advantageous.

We also seek someone who wishes to develop relationships with the registering authorities, Te Whatu Ora and other cardiology clinics. This could be a part-time (negotiable) or full-time (40 hours per week) role, and would be for a fixed term of approximately 6 months. please do not hesitate to let us know what would suit you. In addition we have a strong relationship with Te Whatu Ora and can help facilitate clinical work if that is required. We are also flexible about arrangements such as buy back or secondment arrangements. A full time or two half time positions will be made available for the ongoing running of the programme in cardiac sonography and will be advertised approximately mid-year.

This is a part time 0.7FTE (28 hours per week), 6 month fixed term opportunity.
Remuneration: PTF2 – PTF4 ($107,016-$127,399 pro rata per annum) dependent on experience.

For more detailed information, please refer to the position description.

He kōrero mōu | About you
You will be an experienced sonographer with a gift for training and teaching. You’ll have a passion for advancing the profession and teaching future generations of sonographers. You must hold a current or be eligible for New Zealand clinical annual practising certificate (APC).

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou | What we offer
The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading university and maintains significant computational, laboratory and analytic facilities. Auckland itself is frequently rated as one of the world’s most liveable cities.

The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:

• Flexible employment practices (including working from home, flexible hours)
• A competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave

In addition, we also offer career development programmes, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare, and several other discounts on internal and external services.

For more information, please visit Staff Benefits.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of 8 June 2023 to be considered. Please include your cover letter and your CV highlighting how you can meet the skills and experiences detailed above.
Apply here.

Please reach out to Sibusiso Mdletshe via [email protected] for a confidential conversation. Please note we are happy to answer your questions but we do not accept applications by email.