Senior Lecturer in Clinical Epidemiology

Sydney, Australia
11 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
25 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

School of Public Health

Sydney Medical School

The Sydney Medical School is part of the largest and most comprehensive grouping of health and medical education and research in the Asia Pacific region.

The Sydney School of Public Health is a network of individuals, research groups and centres that aims to provide high-quality, accessible education; conduct outstanding, high impact research; and participate effectively in professional, governmental and community activities. The Sydney School of Public Health was ranked #1 in the Asia-Pacific, and #18 in the World for Public Health in the 2017 Academic Ranking of World Universities.

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in a teaching and research academic role. Overall, teaching and research academics are expected to spend 40/40/20% of their time on teaching/research/administration respectively.

Specifically, your teaching responsibilities will include:

  • leading, coordinating and delivering postgraduate units of study in Clinical Epidemiology. There is an immediate need for an individual to teach Diagnostic and Screening Test- and candidates who are able to do so will be preferred.
  • assisting with other teaching initiatives, within the Clinical Epidemiology and Sydney University MD Research Methods Programs.

This is a part time 2.5 days, fixed term position for a period of three years.

To succeed in securing this role you will have:

  • Postgraduate qualifications in Clinical Epidemiology, public health or equivalent- including but not restricted to a MPH, MMed (Clin Epi) degree or a relevant PhD
  • Previous experience in teaching postgraduate Clinical Epidemiology
  • Experience with research student supervision and grant submission
  • A research track record of publications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organisational and administration skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work within established teams
  • Expertise in the methodological aspects of Clinical Epidemiology is desirable.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit and search by the reference number 1895/0917 to apply.

Closing: 11:30 pm 25 October 2017

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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