Ref 2763/23 Associate Professor/Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine

Updated: about 1 month ago
Deadline: 21 Jan 2024

  • Rural Clinical School, Bathurst Location
  • Fixed Term Position until April 2025
  • Joint Appointment with Western NSW Local Health District

About School of Medicine

The School of Medicine at Western Sydney University receives funding from the Department of Health under the Rural Clinical Training Scheme program to deliver clinical training in rural areas. The School has two Rural Clinical School located at Bathurst and Lismore, the Clinical Schools have a strong commitment to serving our communities and delivering upon workforce needs across our regions. Our staff work across hospitals, clinical schools and research institutes at locations across Western NSW including the Murray Darling Basin and Bathurst where our rural program is based and students likewise are found across Western Sydney and across NSW.

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.

About the Role

The Associate Professor/Professor of Medicine will be expected to provide strong academic and clinical leadership, developing the strategic direction of the Department of Medicine in accordance with the Western NSW Local Health District Strategic Priorities enhancing a mutually beneficial partnership that will raise the profile of the School of Medicine.

The incumbent will play an important clinical leadership role, delivering an integrated Medicine program with Western NSW Local Health District underpinned by a strong associated teaching and research program. Active contributions to research are an inherent requirement of this position along with, academic leadership, scholarship and teaching and learning at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The appointee must also be eligible to hold a clinical appointment in the Medicine Department with Western NSW Local Health District which would be negotiated separately.

This is a full time or part-time, fixed-term appointment until 30 April 2025 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:

Associate Professor (Academic Level D) $190,688 to $209,441 p.a. (comprising salary of $161,573 to $177,601 p.a.; 17% Superannuation and Leave Loading).

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

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

The University reserves the right to appoint at Academic Level D (Associate Professor) or Academic Level E (Professor) depending upon the skills, qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

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

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

Position Enquiries: Professor Rod McClure, Dean, School of Medicine via [email protected]  

Applications Close: 21 January 2024

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

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. Applicants will need to provide evidence of their right to work in Australia at the time of application.

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