Casual Learning Designer
The School of Pharmacy The School of Pharmacy is one of the largest Schools of this type in Australia with over 50 academic staff (including joint appointments with the community, hospital and government pharmacies) who are widely published internationally and have extensive research backgrounds. A team of 20 administrative, scientific and IT staff provide operational support, and over 50 people are employed through the School on research grants and other contracts. The School has active research groups in areas of: Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacometrics; Medication use, safety and health services research; Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacovigilance and Pharmacoeconomics; Biotherapeutic Delivery and Diagnostic Solutions; Ion channel and receptor pharmaceutical biology; Biomedicinal Discovery and Development; Research funds are obtained from government and private sources – UQ, ARC, NHMRC, Queensland Cancer Fund, Queensland Pharmacy Research Trust, Federal and State governments and the pharmaceutical industry.
In 2010, the School of Pharmacy relocated to new, purpose built facilities in Brisbane’s PACE (Pharmacy Australia Centre of Excellence) precinct adjacent to hospital, research and industry partners. Details of the School’s activities may be accessed on the school’s web site at http://www.uq.
edu.au/pharmacy About This Opportunity Our School of Pharmacy are in search of someone to support our academic staff with the uptake, design, development and evaluation of learning technologies, resources and pedagogies to enhance teaching quality, and support students’ learning. The position will work on several key projects including aligning the oral consultation and dispensing skills across the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) ensuring vertical integration with the curriculum and a patient-centered approach.
Key responsibilities will include: Advise and assist staff to design, develop, implement and evaluate resources that support student learning, with a major focus on blended learning. Provide support in designing learning resources for courses. Advise and assist staff preparing and planning the development of learning and teaching resources.
Contribute relevant technical knowledge regarding the effective use of educational technologies from the perspective of effective design, implementation and management of small and large classes. Contribute to the identification and design of software tools and templates to automate and streamline production services. Provide support in the maintenance and improvement of courses and programs.
This position is located at the Pharmacy Centre of Excellence at Woolloongabba, adjacent to the Princess Alexandra Hospital. Our Ideal Candidate You will bring at least 4 years experience in learning/curriculum design, with expertise in developing online and on-campus resources informed by an understanding of how higher education students learn. You will be able to demonstrate the ability to provide both leadership and pr....