Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, School of Psychiatry, Level B/C

Sydney, Australia
08 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Psychiatry

Faculty of Medicine UNSW

  • One of Asia-Pacific’s leading research-intensive Universities
  • Strong regional and global engagement
  • Cutting edge facilities and equipment
  • Location Sydney NSW Australia

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 School of Psychiatry is widely reputed as the pre-eminent psychiatric department in the country and one of the leading university groups internationally. The School is located at the University’s teaching hospitals at Prince of Wales, St Vincent’s, St George and Liverpool, as well as Justice Health and the Rural Clinical School.

The School is seeking a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer who is expected to assume a leading role in research and teaching in the core areas of mental health and service-related research. The appointee will also undertake an active role in teaching undergraduate medical students, and in developing innovative post-graduate programs in research and training in a relevant field. The position is based in the Mental Health Academic Unit at Liverpool Hospital. They will also be expected to carry out clinical and administrative duties in Liverpool Hospital, subject to qualifications and specific clinical interests.

The role of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer reports to the Director of Mental Health Academic Unit and has no direct reports.

About the role

  • Level B $107,210-$1126,386 p.a plus (9.5% superannuation and leave loading)
  • Level C $130,216-$149,394 p.a. plus (9.5% superannuation and leave loading)
  • 12 months Fixed Term-possibility for renewal subject to funding
  • Full-time (35 hours/week)
  • Opportunity for clinical loading for the right candidate with clinical credentials

The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer will have the responsibilities to develop innovative teaching and training programs at the postgraduate level in mental health and other clinically relevant areas; supervise or co-supervise higher degree students, undergraduate project, honours projects and teach statistics to undergrad medical students; assist in the development of research in mental health and contribute to clinical research at south west sydney local health district; write funding applications and publications; establish and maintain constructive partnerships with clinical schools within the Faculty, institutes of medical research, and other appropriate research partners.

About You:

To be successful you will have:

  • A higher degree (including a doctoral degree for Senior Lecturer) in mental health related discipline and experience in clinical research in the area of mental health
  • Demonstrated experience in high-quality teaching, curriculum development and professional development
  • Demonstrated experience in research with a publication record in recognised journals, capacity to attract nationally competitive grants and an ability to implement equity and diversity policies and programs
  • Excellent communication skills, including development of modern educational material at the tertiary education level

You should systematically address the selection criteria in your application. Please apply online, applications sent directly to the contact below will not be considered.

Contact: Professor Valsa Eapen

E: v.eapen@unsw.edu.au

Applications close: 22 September 2019

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