Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor of Allied Health or Nursing

Broken Hill, Australia
Base Salary $138,645 – $183,911 + 17% superannuation
15 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
12 Sep 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full time, fixed term until December 2024
  • Become part of the Broken Hill community while supporting the local health services
  • Base Salary $138,645 - $183,911 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

We are seeking to appoint an academic leader at the level of Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor of Allied Health or Nursing based at University Department of Rural Health in Broken Hill. The position is initially for two years (to December 2024) with possibility for renewal.

As the Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor of Allied Health or Nursing you will be part of the UDRH team actively working to improve student experience and education in rural and remote health, improving the quality of care for rural, regional, and remote communities. You will establish and maintain local and regional partnerships, enhance national expertise in rural and remote health research and develop sustainable models for the translation of research into policy and practices.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • work collaboratively with colleagues across the three UDRH locals of Broken Hill Dubbo/Orange and the Northern Rivers/Lismore to develop context-based multidisciplinary education and research in rural, regional, and remote health
  • engage in high-quality teaching and learning experiences (at undergraduate, postgraduate, and Honours levels, and if appropriate, Higher Degree Research supervision) that meet Faculty and University expectations and standards
  • contribute to the delivery of quality education experiences that support student learning needs and meet curriculum/course accreditation requirements
  • contribute to the design and delivery of multidisciplinary service and work-integrated learning models and unit content
  • systematically collect and use feedback on student learning to adjust educational approaches to improve student outcomes
  • demonstrate research performance in line with Faculty criteria for a Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor
  • continue to develop a national reputation for research in an area related to Faculty and University research priorities for rural, regional and remote health and community engagement.

About you

  • a PhD in an academic field relevant to allied health, nursing or related area is essential. A Masters degree in a relevant field is desirable
  • current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
  • the ability to lead and develop academics and work in partnership with stakeholders across a range of locations, disciplines and backgrounds
  • a deep and broad experience in teaching and learning, as evidenced by participation in multidisciplinary team teaching within an established program and experience across a variety of settings
  • demonstrated excellence in research and scholarly activities relevant to the speciality, with evidence of leading research translation for policy and practice
  • an established network of relationships with key academic, industry and professional institutions

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

As this position works across a number of NSW Health sites, it is a regulatory requirement to complete compulsory employment checks prior to starting in this position. For more information and instructions, please visit: NSW Health employment requirements

This position is designated as involving child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working with Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

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