Paediatric Gastroenterologist

Sydney, Australia
Tuesday, 20 August 2019
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 3 September 2019
Contract Type
Part Time
  • Exciting opportunity for a Senior Lecturer passionate about teaching and research in paediatric gastroenterology
  • Located within the Nepean Clinical School at Nepean Hospital
  • Part-time continuing role 0.2 FTE, remuneration package $150k - $173k p.a. pro rata which includes leave loading and up to 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 to join The University of Sydney, Nepean Clinical School.

We are looking for a senior academic who is passionate and committed to teaching and research in paediatric gastroenterology. The position offers opportunities to develop and contribute to research and education within the Nepean Hospital promoting evidence based paediatric practice and patient care by:

  • establishing and coordinating the academic component of paediatric gastroenterology services at Nepean Hospital
  • sharing responsibility for education of medical students of the Nepean Clinical School, role includes tutorials, lectures, assessing cases, live examining, mentoring
  • undertaking and providing direction in the completion of original, innovative and distinguished research within the field of paediatric gastroenterological research
  • sourcing and providing oversight of student MD research projects
  • being involved in teaching including curriculum development and implementation

The position will be part time at 0.2 FTE with flexibility regarding when these hours are worked.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Gastroenterology who possess the below:

  • fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians or other specialist recognition as provided for under the Health Insurance Act 1973
  • considerable experience and expertise in clinical and experimental paediatric gastroenterology with proven track record of publications in peer-reviewed journals and/or book chapters
  • commitment to teaching and demonstrated ability to participate in research activities
  • experience in administrative and committee duties
  • enrolment in or completed relevant higher degree
  • ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary research or educational team
  • proven capacity to develop partnerships and collaborate successfully with a range of stakeholders

About us

For more information on the Nepean Clinical School, please visit

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the job listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit and search by the reference number 1601/0819 to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm, Tuesday 3 September 2019

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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