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Lecturer - Rural Health - Teaching and Research - Graduate Tracking Project

Dubbo / Orange, Australia
$118,390 - $140,586 + 17% superannuation
Closing date
2 Dec 2023

Job Details

  • Full time (negotiable) fixed term until December 2024
  • Exciting opportunity to support the School of Rural Health Doctor of Medicine program located in either Orange or Dubbo, NSW
  • Base Salary $118,390 - $140,586 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The School of Rural Health (SRH) has been delivering long term rural placements for The University of Sydney year 3 and 4 medical students in Orange and Dubbo for over 20 years. In 2022, The University of Sydney commenced delivery of its four-year graduate entry Doctor of Medicine (MD) Program in two streams; a Metropolitan stream based on the University's Camperdown campus in Sydney, and a Dubbo stream based at the School of Rural Health in Dubbo.

We have a position available for a Lecturer (Teaching and Research) who will oversee the Graduate Tracking Project for the Rural Clinical School (Dubbo/Orange). You will be responsible for maintaining medical registration and career data pertaining to Sydney Medical School (SMS) graduates in line with reporting requirements for the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training (RHMT) Program. The role manages the Murray Darling Medical Schools Network: Student Tracking project which includes a cross institutional research collaboration. The role also engages in supervision of MD research project students in accordance with the requirements and expectations of the School.

This position can be located at either Orange or Dubbo with support to be provided to Year Three students in the supervision of their Doctor of Medicine research project. Limited travel between rural and metropolitan sites is a requirement of this position and therefore a driver's license is required. Some out-of-hours work is also required of this role.

The University of Sydney supports and promotes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation at every level of study, work, and research. It is a core part of our purpose as a university.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • contribute to knowledge within discipline or area of expertise
  • contributes to outstanding teaching and learning outcomes
  • contributes to the research, education and administrative activities of the discipline/ School/ Faculty;
  • actively contribute to the research, education and administrative activities of the discipline/School/Faculty
  • contributes to a positive workplace culture within the School/ Faculty
  • contributes to the strategic direction of the University;
  • support pastoral care needs of students at the Clinical School
  • fulfil Governance and Compliance requirements of the Sydney Medical Program Doctor of Medicine and the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training Program/Murray Darling Medical Schools Program Parameters;

About you

  • Demonstrate a developing knowledge and understanding of the key strategic issues in the discipline and higher education sector
  • Demonstrated capacity to communicate effectively across a range of media and forums
  • Have a PhD in an academic field relevant to the discipline
  • Have a 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
  • Developing network of relationships with key academic, industry and professional institutions, partners and stakeholders
  • Proven research profile evidenced by original, high-quality and independent research in the discipline or area of expertise
  • Experience in supervising or mentoring others and/or coordinating team activities
  • Experience in the supervision of research students
  • Demonstrable understanding of and commitment to rural health
  • Have a broad knowledge of the Australian Healthcare system
  • Current driver's license.

To keep our community safe, please be aware of our COVID safety precautions which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.

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 reasons for 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 is located on an NSW Health site, 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

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.

How to apply

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Saturday 02 December 2023 11:59 PM


The University of Sydney was established in 1850 and is consistently recognised, both locally and internationally, for its outstanding teaching and research excellence. Sydney alumni include Prime Ministers, Governor Generals, Nobel Prize winners and leaders in every field of endeavour.

The University offers a comprehensive range of courses, including a number of disciplines unique in Australia. Teaching is spread across nine different state-of-the art campuses, located across New South Wales.

The University of Sydney’s commitment to excellence in research has resulted in an outstanding record in national competitive funding and underpins an approach to teaching which has won nominations for excellence and resulted in high student satisfaction ratings. The University has 78 research centres and institutes and is home to three ARC Centres of Excellence.

The teaching, research and cultural life of the University is supported by extensive facilities, including the largest library collection in the Southern Hemisphere, the world-class Nicholson Museum of archaeological antiquities, the Macleay Museum of natural history and ethnographic collections and the University Art Gallery. Its outstanding sporting and recreation facilities provide a training centre for students and Olympic athletes.

The University of Sydney is a key member of the Group of Eight Australian major research-intensive universities, and the Worldwide Universities Network.


The University of Sydney has nine official campuses.

1.         Camperdown/Darlington Campus.

2.         Cumberland Campus. Home to the Faculty of Health Sciences (based in Lidcombe).

3.         Mallett Street Campus. Home of the Sydney Nursing School.

4.         Sydney Conservatorium of Music Campus. In Macquarie Street, central Sydney.

5.         Rozelle Campus. Home to Sydney College of the Arts.

6.         Surry Hills Campus. Home to the Faculty of Dentistry.

7.         Camden Campus. Contains facilities connected to the Faculty of Veterinary Science and the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment.

8.         Burren Street Campus. Facilties are currently under development.

9.         Sydney Medical School campuses. These include the School of Rural Health (in Dubbo and Orange), the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Concord Hospital, Westmead Hospital, the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Nepean Hospital, Northern Clinical School, Sydney Adventist Hospital, Broken Hill University Department of Rural Health, and Northern Rivers University Department of Rural Health.


The University of Sydney has 16 faculties.

1. Agriculture and Environment

2. Architecture, Design and Planning

3. Arts and Social Sciences

4. Business (Business School)

5. Dentistry

6. Education and Social Work

7. Engineering and Information Technologies

8. Health Sciences

9. Law (Sydney Law School)

10. Medicine (Sydney Medical School)

11. Nursing and Midwifery

12. Pharmacy

13. Science

14. Sydney College of the Arts

15. Sydney Conservatorium of Music

16. Veterinary Science

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Full-time employees: 7616

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