Ref 2507/22 Professor of Paediatrics & Child Health, School of Medicine

Updated: 3 days ago
Location: South Perth, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: Until this job is filled

  • South Western Sydney Location
  • Strategic lead across political and regional boundaries
  • Full-Time, Fixed-Term Position for 5 years

Western Sydney University is a modern, forward-thinking, research-led university, located at the heart of Australia’s fastest growing and economically significant Western Sydney region. Boasting 11 campuses - many in CBD locations – and more than 200,000 alumni, 49,500 students and 3,500 staff, the University has 13 Schools with an array of well-designed programs and degrees carefully structured to meet the demands of future industry. The University is ranked in the top two per cent of Universities worldwide and as a research leader, 85 per cent of the University’s assessed research is rated at ‘World Standard’ or above.

As the leading educational, cultural and social institution in the region, the University is helping transform the region it serves.  The creation of the Joint Program in Medicine with Charles Sturt University commenced in 2021 and has enhanced our opportunities to support communities health needs.  We strive to train high quality Medical and higher degree graduates, particularly in areas where local and future needs are significant and growing rapidly.  Our affiliation with the Local Area Health Service highlights our dual aim of attracting current and future medical leaders to the region, and in turn improving the provision of health care to the Community of Greater Western Sydney.

The School of Medicine is seeking to appoint a Professor of Paediatrics & Child Health to join Western Sydney University’s School of Medicine. The Professor will be expected to make major contributions in the areas of research, academic leadership, scholarship and teaching and learning at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and to play a leadership role in the delivery of Paediatric services of the Local Area Health Service.

The appointee must also be eligible to hold a clinical appointment in the Paediatric Department with South Western Sydney Local Health Network which would be negotiated separately.

This is a full time or part-time, 5 year fixed term appointment with the hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant.

For further details outlining the responsibilities of this position, please refer to the position description. If you are interested in applying for this position, you are required to apply online via this website, and address each selection criteria.

Remuneration Package: Professor (Academic Level E) $243,832 p.a. (comprising salary of $206,995 p.a.; 17% Superannuation and Leave Loading).

Clinical Loading of $36,309 p.a. will be paid where eligible.

Part time appointments will be calculated on a pro rata basis.

Position Enquiries: Distinguished Professor Annemarie Hennessy AM, Pro Vice-Chancellor (02) 4620 3638 to discuss your application prior to submission or email

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

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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