EOI- Academic Sessional, School of Medicine, Fremantle

Medicine Fremantle, Western Australia


EOI- Academic Sessional, School of Medicine, Fremantle Campus

About the University

Since its inception in 1989, Notre Dame has become a leader in higher education and now has over 12,000 students enrolled across its three main campuses in Broome, Fremantle, and Sydney.  Notre Dame is an Australian University which embraces both the modern Australian university tradition and the ancient and esteemed traditions of Catholic universities both in Europe and North America.

The University is especially noteworthy for its role as a leader in the great traditional professional disciplines of Health and Education, long associated with the mission of the Church in Australia. Through its Broome Campus, the University has also assumed a special role in the education of, and service to, the Aboriginal people of North Western Australia.

About the role/ Position Purpose

The School seeks expressions of interest from registered medical practitioners and professionals in related fields who have a passion for teaching. Teaching opportunities are available in the Preclinical or Clinical Years of the Medical program. These include; Problem-Based Learning (PBL) tutoring in Preclinical years; Clinical Debriefing (CD) tutoring in Preclinical and Clinical years, Clinical Skills tutoring and Research Training Pathway tutoring.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Conduct teaching/tutorials/workshops/lectures to the standard of the Faculty. This may include preparation for the topic and facilitating group discussions relating to the content.
  2. Consultation with students in relation to learning and assessment
  3. Participating in assessment activities, including marking and providing feedback.
  4. Attendance at meetings as required by the Course Coordinator.
  5. Other duties as identified by the line manager.
  6. Comply with policies and procedures in all aspects of their work and conduct, in particular the Staff Code of Conduct.
  7. Undertake Professional Development as arranged by the School.
  8. Provision of a high level of pastoral care to students.

Selection Criteria


  1. Supportive of the Objects of Notre Dame as a Catholic University.
  2. Understanding of, and commitment to, teaching in the context of the Code of Ethical Standards for Catholic Health and Aged Care Services in Australia Qualifications & Experience.


Problem Based Learning

Hold a College Fellowship, a trainee position in a Fellowship Program or a PhD in a relevant area.

Clinical Skills

A medical degree registrable with the Medical Board of Australia, plus at least one of the following:

  • A College Fellowship or progress towards (e.g. FRACP, FRACGP, etc) and/or PhD in a field aligned with the research and teaching activities of the School.

Clinical Debriefing

Hold a College Fellowship, a trainee position in a Fellowship Program or a PhD in a relevant area.

Research Tutors

 A PhD in a STEM discipline.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  1. Experience in collaborative-based learning environments.
  2. Skilled at facilitating small groups, discussions and evoking thoughts and questions from others.
  3. Sound listening skills.
  4. A high level of interest in medical education and experience in teaching in a health context.
  5. A keen interest in maintaining currency in scholarship and professional practice in the relevant discipline.             
  6. Ability to, or a willingness to learn how to, incorporate technology into teaching and learning (e.g. Blackboard, zoom, email, internet).
  7. Ability to deliver quality learning and teaching practices in multiple modes including online delivery.
  8. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including ability to work effectively in a team.
  9. Proven ability to assess priority of tasks, manage workload and meet deadlines, in a busy education environment.
  10. Evidence of a high level of pastoral care to students.
  11. Proven ability to work as an effective member of a team.


  1. Experience working within a university or teaching environment

Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria in their Cover Letter and have current and valid work rights in Australia.

Please indicate in your cover letter which area you are interested in : 
1. Problem-Based Learning (PBL) tutoring in Preclinical years; 2. Clinical Debriefing (CD) tutoring in Preclinical and Clinical years, 3. Clinical Skills tutoring and
4. Research Training Pathway tutoring.

For further enquiries please contact : 

Area of Interest

Contact Person


 Problem Based Learning

Effie Mangharam

[email protected]

 Clinical Skills

Katherine Gardiner

[email protected]

 Research Tutors

Kathryn Hird

[email protected]

 Clinical Debriefing

Linda Berlach

[email protected]


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

The University of Notre Dame Australia seeks to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the different needs of the University and its stakeholders and to improve equal opportunity outcomes for our staff.