Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer in Medicine

Gosford (Suburb), Sydney Surrounds (AU)
25 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
22 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Built on the principles of equity, excellence and engagement, the University of Newcastle has a reputation as a world-class institution making an impact within its own region, throughout Australia and across the globe. The School of Medicine and Public Health is the largest of four Schools within the Faculty of Health and Medicine. The School's educational strengths are the Joint Medical Program and postgraduate programs in population health. 

The successful applicant will be recognised as a leader in the discipline of medicine, and will provide academic leadership and foster excellence in research, teaching, professional activities and policy development in the academic Discipline of Medicine within the School of Medicine and Public Health, the University, Central Coast Local Health District (CCLHD) and the community. This position will be based at the Central Coast Clinical School of the Joint Medical Program (JMP), located at Gosford and Wyong Hospitals; teaching hospitals for the CCLHD and the University of Newcastle.  The Joint Medical Program builds on the strong reputation of the University of Newcastle for innovation in medical education and has recently commenced a new BMedSci/MD program, providing opportunities for further academic development in the field of medical education.

CCLHD is in a stage of substantial growth in health research and education, with the establishment of the Central Coast Medical School and Research Institute, and the development of the Health and Wellbeing Precinct. Moreover, there will be strong links with academic educators and researchers at the University. There is a strong focus on Integrated Health Care and the health priorities of CCLHD. The successful applicant will be a key member of an academic team based within the CCLHD and will work collaboratively with the Clinical Dean at CCCS to achieve growth and sustainability of research and medical education programs, and to foster a strong partnership with CCLHD.

The successful applicant will be offered a Clinical Academic appointment in Medicine within CCLHD, which provides health services to two local government areas extending north from the Hawkesbury River, to the southern shore of Lake Macquarie and west to Wiseman’s Ferry. By 2018, the population will have grown to more than 360,000 and CCLHD will provide acute, subacute, and ambulatory healthcare, in collaboration with Primary and Community Care Services. The successful applicant will undertake clinical academic duties and provide clinical academic leadership within CCLHD in general medicine, ideally with a focus on these priority areas.

Ccentric Group has been engaged by the University to assist with the appointment of this post.   For a detailed job description and information on how to apply, please contact Pam Lubrainschik at or on +61 2 8422 5306

The University of Newcastle is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.