Lecturer in Medicine

Sydney, Australia
10 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
24 Feb 2020
Contract Type
Part Time

Northern Clinical School (Royal North Shore Hospital)

University of Sydney

  • A Lecturer in Medicine (Teaching & Research) to make a significant contribution to teaching and learning practice, design and evaluation within the Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Located within the Northern Clinical School on-site at the Royal North Shore Hospital
  • Continuing position, 0.4 FTE with a remuneration package of $106,000 p.a. (FTE), which includes leave loading and up to 17% superannuation

About the opportunity 

Reporting to the Head of Clinical School, Associate Professor Christopher Dennis, you will be expected to make a significant contribution to teaching and learning practice, design and evaluation within the School/ Faculty while continuing to build your research contribution, expertise and impact by:

  • undertaking original research (either independently or as part of a team) within discipline or area of expertise
  • building and maintaining a research profile which meets University expectations and standards – including (as appropriate) publication of book chapters / peer-reviewed journal articles, producing conference / seminar papers and generating research income 
  • engaging in high-quality teaching and learning experiences (at undergraduate, honours and postgraduate level) which meet the University’s expectations and standards for education

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 in Medicine who has:

  • a PhD in an academic field relevant to the discipline or other higher professional qualifications appropriate to their discipline
  • a medical degree recognised in Australia
  • deep and broad experience in teaching and learning, as evidenced by participation in team teaching within an established program and experience in teaching in a variety of settings
  • demonstrated success in designing, implementing and evaluating teaching and learning initiatives
  • a developing network of relationships with key academic, industry and professional institutions, partners and stakeholders
  • experience in supervising or mentoring others and/or coordinating team activities

The successful candidate will have demonstrated capacity to communicate effectively across a range of media and forums.

About us

The Northern Clinical School comprises a range of clinical teaching facilities across the northern area of Sydney and beyond. The school is headquartered at the Royal North Shore Hospital, which has provided teaching to medical students for over 60 years. These headquarters have recently been relocated into a magnificent new building in the hospital grounds; the Kolling Building. The Northern Clinical School also includes a range of metropolitan, private and specialised hospitals, as well as many sites of healthcare delivery in the community, including a wide network of general practitioners.

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 and search by the reference number 260/0220C to apply.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Closing date: 11:30pm, Monday 24 February 2020 (Sydney Time)

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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