Associate Professor/Chair of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Newcastle, Australia
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 opportunity exists for a exceptional individual to provide academic leadership and foster excellence in research, teaching, professional activities and policy development in the academic discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology within the School of Medicine and Public Health, the University and the community.

Reporting to the Clinical Dean of the Hunter Clinical School and the Head of the School of Medicine and Public Health, the candidate will be recognised as a leading authority in the discipline of obstetrics and gynaecology. This represents an outstanding opportunity for an accomplished Obstetrics and Gynaecological specialist to lead and build this critical and growing discipline with the School of Medicine and Public Health.

We are seeking a research focused academic who is a strong clinician, possesses natural leadership abilities and can demonstrate a blend of research, teaching and administrative skills. The individual may currently be at Level E (Professor); alternatively they will be at Level D (Associate Professor) and looking to step up to a Level E role.

This position will be based at the John Hunter Hospital; a teaching hospital for the Hunter New England Local Health District and the University of Newcastle, housing one of the busiest general medical units in New South Wales. The successful applicant will be offered a clinical academic appointment at the John Hunter Hospital.

For a confidential conversation and a Candidate Information Pack please contact:

Pam Lubrainschik

Ccentric Group

T: +61 2 8422 5306