Lecturer, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Education Focused

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Sydney, Australia
13 Jan 2020
End of advertisement period
26 Jan 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • Primarily responsible for managing, teaching and assessing specific core curriculum in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Located at the University of Sydney’s Rural Clinical School (Northern Rivers)
  • Part-time 0.2 FTE, fixed-term position, base salary of $106,000 p.a. pro-rata, plus superannuation

About the opportunity 

We are looking for a Lecturer in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, for the Faculty of Medicine and Health. The University of Sydney’s Rural Clinical School (Northern Rivers), known locally as the University Centre for Rural Health (UCRH), delivers the Sydney, Western Sydney and Wollongong Medical Program and other Allied Health programs for several Australian Universities in rural settings. It aims to afford students excellence in medical and allied health education, as well as the benefits of a rural lifestyle. The aim of this is to encourage graduates to live and practice in rural and remote Australia.

This education-focused role is a specialised category of academic engagement reserved for talented educators with a passion for, and demonstrated excellence in, pedagogical practice and design.The key responsibilities of this position will involve:

  • contributing to outstanding clinical education design, delivery, evaluation and outcomes
  • applying clinical knowledge and expertise to innovate teaching and learning
  • systematically collecting and using feedback on student learning to adjust educational approaches in order to improve student outcomes

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 Lecturer - Obstetrics & Gynaecology(Education Focused) who has:

  • a medical degree (MD/MBBS) with at least 4 years post primary health qualification (intern/basic/physician/GP/surgical training)
  • a current fellowship with Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG)
  • significant experience working in a clinical rural setting, specifically Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and has the proven ability to apply expertise and knowledge to inform pedagogical practice

The successful candidate will have the capacity to stimulate, actively engage and educate students in the provision of outstanding patient care.

About us

This position is within the Rural Clinical School – Northern Rivers, Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney; a vibrant collaborative academic hub for rural health development. The school is in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, an area characterised by significant disparities in social and economic conditions, a rapidly growing and ageing population, and a relatively high proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

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 position description available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 2759-1219F to apply.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Closing date: 11:30pm, Sunday 26 January 2020

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

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