Clinical Lecturer in Radiation Oncology

Sydney, Australia
13 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Contribute to globally leading Radiation-Oncology research
  • Dual opportunity to research and clinically practice
  • Location - South Western Sydney Clinical School (SWSCL) Liverpool (Sydney) NSW

UNSW Medicine is a national leader in learning, teaching and research, with close affiliations to a number of Australia’s finest hospitals, research institutes and health care organisations. The faculty have staff and students in various teaching hospitals around Sydney as well as regional and rural areas of NSW. SWSCL is the fastest growing School within UNSW Medicine, renowned for its excellence in undergraduate teaching and clinical training as well as in the range of research areas such as Cancer, Clinical Science, Community and Population Health, Early Years/Childhood Health, Injury and Rehabilitation and Mental Health swscs.

The school is seeking an emerging and strongly motivated Clinical Lecturer with expertise in Radiation Oncology to actively contribute to research/training programs, as well as perform some clinical activities within the school. This role will be split over the week – two days of research and three days of clinical practice based from SWSCL located at Liverpool and Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospitals, Sydney.

The successful applicant will get the opportunity to work with experts in the therapeutic field of radio-oncology and work with state of the art technology including the world-leading MRI-Linac in cancer treatment which will redefine radiation oncology mri-linac. This clinical school also claims grants worth over $28M enabling researchers to develop world-class solutions that will dramatically improve the effectiveness of radiation therapy for people living with cancer.

Some core responsibilities include:

  • Collaborative research activities, under supervision, in one of the key areas of Radiation Oncology
  • Develop and teach undergraduate and postgraduate students in Radiation Oncology
  • Undertake a higher degree by research/study under the supervision of staff in the School
  • Mentor, guide and support a range of personnel, where appropriate and support their research efforts and continuing professional development.
  • Perform other duties as required by Clinical Associate Dean

Further appointment details include;

  • Salary Range is $103,047 to $121,478 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading. Salary will be commensurate with academic qualifications and experience
  • Full Time 5 year contract

About the successful applicant

For the appointment as a Clinical Lecturer, the successful applicant will have a degree in a relevant field (i.e. MBBS or MD) with medical registration in Australia. They will also have a FRANZCR, or recognition as a senior Radiation Oncology registrar in an RANZCR accredited training program. In addition, the successful candidate will have completed or be at an advanced enrolment stage into a higher degree by research course such as a PhD or Post-doctorate.

They will also have demonstrated experience in research or strong aptitude for Radiation Oncology research. Additionally, this person will have a demonstrated some ability to teach and develop curriculum at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, as well as having highly developed interpersonal skills and comfortable working with groups from diverse backgrounds.

How to apply

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description, below, in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent directly to the contacts listed.

Contact Details:

Ian Jones

Talent Acquisition Team Lead, Medicine


T: 0404 809939

Applications close: 11 pm on Sunday 7th October

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.