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Education Lead Nepean Clinical School

Kingswood, Australia
$136,142 (pro rata )+ clinical loading +17% Superannuation
Closing date
13 Jan 2024

Job Details

  • Part-time, Continuing Opportunity for Academic level B and C
  • Outstanding opportunity for a registered medical practitioner with specialist expertise and a higher degree in medical education, to lead the delivery of the Sydney Medical Program Education at Nepean Clinical School
  • Base salary from $136,142 (pro rata )+ clinical loading +17% Superannuation

About the opportunity

Formed in 1856, Sydney Medical School is the oldest medical school in Australia. It accommodates around 1200 medical students undertaking a four-year graduate-entry Doctor of Medicine program. In addition, students undertake a range of higher degrees by research or coursework, including PhD and Masters degrees to, graduate diplomas and graduate certificate courses. In addition to teaching and research facilities located at the primary Camperdown and Westmead campuses, Sydney Medical School is comprised of five metropolitan clinical schools and two rural clinical schools where students undertake the majority of the Medical Program.

Nepean Clinical School provides medical teaching for approximately 120 medical students each year in addition to overseas students on elective placements. Education is provided by a large number of clinicians including Clinical Academics, hospital specialists with academic titles, private practitioners, junior medical staff, and nursing and allied health staff. The program is supported by university education staff. While the University of Sydney Medical Program is the main context for student teaching, medical education continues into the early postgraduate years, and further into the specialist training programs conducted by various specialist colleges.

We have a position for an exceptional Lecture/Senior Lecturer/ to contribute to outstanding medical education design, delivery, evaluation, and research.

This University position is based at Nepean Clinical School, Sydney Medical School, which is located at Nepean Hospital. This opportunity will be offered at Level B or Level C depending on the successful applicant's skills and experience.

All applicants are requested to kindly please mention in their Cover Letter which level they are interested to apply for.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • provide leadership in the development, implementation, and promotion of medical education programs at the Nepean Clinical School
  • work and collaborate on teaching programs and research with Clinical Academic and Professional staff at the University of Sydney teaching hospitals
  • collaborate with NBMLHD clinical staff and across medical divisions and departments to develop short and long-term plans for improving healthcare quality, safety, process improvement, and value
  • promote a culture that is collaborative, team-oriented, and one that respects the skill sets and opinions of all faculty and staff

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 an (Education Lead) who:

Lecturer- Level B

  • has a PhD or equivalent clinical/professional experience in related field, and are registered with the relevant bodies, and registered /eligible for APHRA registration.
  • can demonstrate excellence in research, scholarly activities in the research related fields of practice or curriculum innovation
  • has deep and broad experience in teaching and learning, as evidenced by leading team teaching within an established program and experience of teaching in a variety of settings
  • has an established network of relationships with key academic, industry and professional institutions, partners and stakeholders that can be leveraged to enhance the standing of the Specialty at Nepean Clinical
  • understands and is able to support academic endeavour from curriculum design to producing leading research
  • is developing knowledge and understanding of the key strategic issues in the higher education sector
  • has an affinity with students and can offer them a supportive learning environment

Senior lecturer -Level C

  • has a PhD in the related field and are registered with the relevant bodies and registered /eligible for APHRA registration
  • has an established research profile evidenced by original, high-quality and independent research-related fields of practice
  • has extensive experience in teaching and learning, including demonstrated experience in designing, implementing and evaluating teaching and learning initiatives
  • demonstrates pursuit of academic research of national and international significance with a network of relationships with academic, consumer/advocacy, industry and / or professional organisations, partners, and stakeholders
  • demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the key strategic issues in the discipline and higher education sector.
  • understands and is able to support academic endeavour from curriculum design to producing leading research
  • has an affinity with students and can offer them a supportive learning environment

Note: Please be advised that the University of Sydney will be closed from the period 21st Dec 2023 until 8th January 2024. We will be holding the interviews in early 2024 upon our return.

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 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

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

If you are a current employee of the University or a contingent worker with access to Workday, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard. Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Faiza Khan, Recruitment Operations, by email to

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Saturday 13 January 2024 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

Number of Employees

Full-time employees: 7616

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