Associate Professor (Medicine)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Camperdown, NEW SOUTH WALES
Job Type: PartTime

  • 0.5 FTE, continuing teaching and research position

  • Outstanding opportunity for a senior academic to play a major role in shaping the teaching and research within Central Clinical School of Sydney Medical School

  • Level C or D based on experience and qualifications offering a salary from $138,645 (Level C) - $166,139 (Level D) pro-rata + 17% superannuation + clinical loading

About the opportunity

Formed in 1856, Sydney Medical School is the oldest medical school in Australia. it accommodates around 1200 medical students undertaking a four-year graduate-entry Doctor of Medicine program, in addition to postgraduate coursework students undertaking a wide range of master’s degree, graduate diploma and graduate certificate courses.  In addition to teaching and research facilities on the primary Camperdown and Westmead campuses, Sydney Medical School is comprised of six metropolitan clinical schools and three rural clinical schools where students undertake the majority of the program.

Sydney Medical School’s Clinical School has access to the full clinical, teaching and research staff resources of the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPAH) at Camperdown. The school promotes interdisciplinary teaching and learning and has teachers and researchers in both University, Local Health District and Private practice roles. The school’s affiliates are deeply involved in all aspects of the school’s activities and relate through the CCS administration and Head of Clinical School. 

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • provide leadership in the development, implementation and promotion of clinical/education programs for MD students at Central Clinical School and at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

  • act as the Student Support lead, to facilitate guidance to medical students to undertake their degree, including those who need additional academic review and support

  • collaborate with Sydney Primary Health Network, the Sydney Clinical School of General Practice and across other divisions and departments to develop annual and long-term plans for improving health care quality, safety, process improvement and value

  • oversee strategic planning and financial management including budgets, operations improvement, and health system development and management

  • provide clinical care as part of the health care team, in relevant areas of medicine including in actively contributing to all department activities, e.g. quality and safety and service improvement

  • promote a culture that is collaborative, team oriented, and one that respects the skill sets and opinions of all faculty and staff.

About you

  • have a PhD or equivalent postgraduate qualifications in a relevant field of medicine

  • are registered with APHRA as a medical practitioner

  • have a current clinical appointment in Sydney LHD, preferably at Royal prince Alfred Hospital

  • have experience in teaching and learning, including demonstrated experience in designing, implementing and evaluating teaching and learning initiatives

  • demonstrate the pursuit of academic research of national and international significance (eg in education research or a specific discipline) with a developed network of relationships with academic, consumer / advocacy, industry and / or professional organisations, partners and stakeholders.

  • demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the key issues in the discipline and higher education sector.

In additional to the above, a Level D Associate Professor (teaching focus) would require:

  • have an established or emerging national profile and track record in research pr education in the relevant discipline.  

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

As this position is located on an NSW Health site, it is a regulatory requirement to complete compulsory employment checks prior to starting in this position. For more information and instructions, please visit:NSW Health employment requirements

This position is designated as involving child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working with Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People , women , people living with a disability , people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds , and those who identify as LGBTIQ . We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

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