Senior Lecturer in Neurology and Sleep

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

  • Full time, fixed term five year opportunity for a dual trained Neurologist and Sleep physician with a PhD with category 1 funding

  • Make a significant contribution to research medical student education, clinical research and higher degree student supervision as part of Sydney Medical School

  • Base salary from $138,645 + 17% superannuation + clinical loading  pro rata

About the opportunity

Sydney Medical School’s Clinical Schools and 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. 

The Senior Lecturer in Neurology and Sleep will be based at the Camperdown.

About you

  • registered as a medical practitioner in NSW. Has specialist registration with AHPRA as an adult neurologist with specialist registration or evidence of postgraduate training in Sleep Medicine

  • completed a PhD in relevant research related to neurology and sleep

  • can demonstrate excellence in research, scholarly activities relevant to the discipline and educational design and practice with receipt of a category 1 peer reviewed grant from an Australian funding agency

  • has an established network of relationships with key academic, industry and professional institutions, partners and stakeholders that can be leveraged to enhance the standing of the discipline, School/ Faculty and University

  • has an understanding of and ability to support an academic endeavour from curriculum design to producing leading research and providing a student enabling environment

  • has experience in supervising others and coordinating team activities in a clinical or research environment

  • has a network of relationships with key academic, clinical and professional institutions, partners and stakeholders.

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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

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

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