WW6211 - Lecturer - Integrating Evidence into Practice - (Casual) - La Trobe University Sydney Campus - Sydney ,NSW

Integrating Evidence into Practice is taught using a blended learning mode of teaching and learning in alignment with the University’s Digital Learning Strategy. The College is committed to developing and retaining the best possible teaching staff. The College is seeking to recruit an experienced and dynamic teaching staff member to facilitate one, two-hour workshop per week in 2018 Study Period 1 (and/or 2). The staff member will not have coordination or significant administration responsibilities but will be expected to provide academic support to second year undergraduate students in this subject.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate pre-designed workshops for a small student cohort using evidence-based pedagogies, under the guidance of the Subject Co-ordinator.
  • Mark assessments and undertake academic administration connected with the subject in which the academic teaches.
  • Attend meetings associated with the subject (i.e., induction, teaching team, marking moderation) and professional development courses provided by the University.
  • Undertake other duties commensurate with the classification and scope of duties of the position as required by the Subject Co-ordinator.


All Facilitators will need to become familiar with using the Moodle Learning Management platform. Arrangements will be in place to learn this (and the Enquiry-based Teaching & Learning methodology) before the start of the relevant Study Period.


  • A university degree (from an externally accredited [by HIMAA] profession-entry course) in health information management.
  • Professional experience as a Health Information Manager (HIM), including in research.
  • Demonstrated experience in undertaking quantitative analysis or research in the health workplace and/or with relevant publications
  • High level oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team member with people from diverse backgrounds in a collaborative and collegial manner.
  • Demonstrated high levels of self-motivation and personal management skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of effective teaching methods and pedagogies and experience in university or workplace/professional development teaching.


  • current professional credentialing, specifically Certified Health Information Manager (CHIM).
  • Postgraduate qualification including subjects in epidemiology and biostatistics or public health, or Honours in health information management.
  • Experience in critically appraising published journal articles.
  • Graduate Certificate in Higher Education or evidence of equivalent professional preparation for Higher Education teaching.

Melinda Law
Academic Manager
Phone: (02 )9397 7600
Email: jobs@sydney-campus.com

Applications Close On: 
1 February 2018