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Associate Professor, Research Lead

Employer
UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY
Location
Broken Hill, Australia
Salary
$174,618 - $192,371 + 17% superannuation
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

Job Details

  • Full time fixed term until 17 December 2027
  • Opportunity to join the leadership team at Broken Hill University Department of Rural Health (UDRH)
  • Base Salary $174,618 - $192,371 + 17% superannuation (some support for relocation may be provided)

About the opportunity

The University of Sydney, Faculty of Medicine and Health, is seeking to appoint an Associate Professor (Research Lead) for the Broken Hill University Department of Rural Health (UDRH).

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced researcher with national or international expertise in the areas of rural and remote health care, First Nations health, health workforce development and health service design.

The position will be based in Broken Hill, far west NSW, providing research leadership for both the Far West Local Health District (FWLHD) and the Broken Hill University Department of Rural Health through a collaborative research partnership, ensuring the research governance requirements of both organisations are met and establishment and advancement of an integrated far west NSW research committee with representation from both organisations.

The successful applicant will have carriage of leading the implementation of a collaborative research framework, working across both organisations on discrete and shared areas of research priority and interest, contributing to the research priorities of the FWLHD, NSW Health, the Faculty of Medicine and Health's Rural Health Strategy and Rural Health Precinct. The position will have a key role in supporting the establishment of a cross-sector First Nations Research Network in collaboration with the Poche Centre for Indigenous Health Research (University of Sydney),

The position will also provide research leadership for UDRH staff who are geographically distributed across far west, north and south west regions of NSW. Travel to rural and remote communities located within the FWLHD and UDRH catchment will be required.

About you

  • PHD in relevant Health discipline or research related field including Rural Health or First Nations Health
  • national or international reputation in their discipline or area of expertise, with a supporting research profile including competitive research grants, publications and evidence of recognition within the broader research community
  • wide network of established relationships with key academic, industry and professional institutions, partners and stakeholders that can be leveraged to enhance the standing of the discipline, school, faculty and University
  • experience in people leadership within the higher education sector, including demonstrated success in supervising and/or mentoring others towards success
  • understanding of and ability to lead and support an academic endeavour and producing leading research and providing a student enabling environment
  • an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the key strategic issues in the higher education sector
  • Proven experience in qualitative and quantitative research
  • Track record of successful brand applications
  • Currently living or ability to relocate to the Broken Hill area
  • Have leadership in writing grants and accessing research grant funding and enhancing research capacity enhancing endeavours
  • Current drivers licence

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

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 that 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.

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For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or any documents in alternate formats, please contact Deepna Chand, Recruitment Operations on 09114 4501 or by email to Deepna.Chand@sydney.edu.au

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Applications Close

Tuesday 04 June 2024 11:59 PM

Company

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.

Campuses

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.

Faculties

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

For more information, please visit: http://sydney.edu.au/

Company info
Telephone
+(61) 2 9351 2222
Location
UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY
NEW SOUTH WALES
2006
AU

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