Head of Indigenous health; Senior Lecturer (identified)

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Sydney, NEW SOUTH WALES
Job Type: PartTime

  • Make a significant contribution to education and research, based at the Rural Clinical School – Northern Rivers, Lismore

  • Build your reputation towards becoming an authority in Indigenous health

  • Part time, 0.5 FTE, fixed term for three years, offering a base salary from $135,793 p.a. pro rata, + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

We are in a period of exciting and significant investment in our Faculty of Medicine and Health and in order to deliver on the University’s ambitious strategic plan, we are looking for a Senior Lecturer Indigenous Health to join The University of Sydney, Sydney Medical School.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • build engagement and make a significant contribution to the development of education and the research aspects of a culturally appropriate Indigenous Health curriculum

  • contribute to outstanding teaching and learning outcomes

  • collaborate with a network of indigenous academics, professional staff and students to enhance understanding and cultural awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities

  • support and encourage current and future Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander MD students.

About you

  • have higher professional qualifications and experience appropriate to Indigenous Health or a PhD  

  • identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander

  • have experience working in Aboriginal community-controlled health services or primary care settings with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

  • be influential in expanding knowledge within the area of Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander Health education and curriculum development

  • have a deep and broad experience in teaching and learning, as evidenced by participation in team teaching within an established program and experience in teaching in a variety of settings

  • have an established network of relationships with key academic and professional institutions, partners and stakeholders that can be leveraged to enhance Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander health within the Faculty of Medicine and Health, Sydney University and Communities

  • have a demonstrated understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and Communities

  • have experience with community engagement in order to begin to build relationships with the Aboriginal community-controlled sector and Aboriginal communities surrounding Sydney University

  • have experience in supervising or mentoring others and/or coordinating team activities.

To keep our community safe please be aware of our COVID safety precautions , which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus. 

Closing date for applications

11.59pm, Monday 24 January 2022

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.

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.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page. 

For employees of the University or contingent workers, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard.  Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Cherie Goodwin, Recruitment Operations by email at cherie.goodwin@sydney.edu.au

Please include the job requisition number in all correspondence .

© The University of Sydney

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

Click to view the Position Description for

this role.

Applications Close

Saturday 29 January 2022 11:59 PM

  • Make a significant contribution to education and research, based at the Rural Clinical School – Northern Rivers, Lismore

  • Build your reputation towards becoming an authority in Indigenous health

  • Part time, 0.5 FTE, fixed term for three years, offering a base salary from $135,793 p.a. pro rata, + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

We are in a period of exciting and significant investment in our Faculty of Medicine and Health and in order to deliver on the University’s ambitious strategic plan, we are looking for a Senior Lecturer Indigenous Health to join The University of Sydney, Sydney Medical School.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • build engagement and make a significant contribution to the development of education and the research aspects of a culturally appropriate Indigenous Health curriculum

  • contribute to outstanding teaching and learning outcomes

  • collaborate with a network of indigenous academics, professional staff and students to enhance understanding and cultural awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities

  • support and encourage current and future Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander MD students.

About you

  • have higher professional qualifications and experience appropriate to Indigenous Health or a PhD  

  • identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander

  • have experience working in Aboriginal community-controlled health services or primary care settings with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

  • be influential in expanding knowledge within the area of Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander Health education and curriculum development

  • have a deep and broad experience in teaching and learning, as evidenced by participation in team teaching within an established program and experience in teaching in a variety of settings

  • have an established network of relationships with key academic and professional institutions, partners and stakeholders that can be leveraged to enhance Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander health within the Faculty of Medicine and Health, Sydney University and Communities

  • have a demonstrated understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and Communities

  • have experience with community engagement in order to begin to build relationships with the Aboriginal community-controlled sector and Aboriginal communities surrounding Sydney University

  • have experience in supervising or mentoring others and/or coordinating team activities.

To keep our community safe please be aware of our COVID safety precautions , which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus. 

Closing date for applications

11.59pm, Monday 24 January 2022

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.

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.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page. 

For employees of the University or contingent workers, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard.  Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Cherie Goodwin, Recruitment Operations by email at cherie.goodwin@sydney.edu.au

Please include the job requisition number in all correspondence .

© The University of Sydney

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

Click to view the Position Description for

this role.

Applications Close

Saturday 29 January 2022 11:59 PM
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