Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in General Practice

Sydney, Australia
20 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Northern Clinical School - Hornsby

  • Fantastic opportunity to work as part of the medical education team within the Northern Clinical School and the Discipline of General Practice at the Sydney Medical School
  • Located at Northern Clinical School – Hornsby Campus
  • Continuing part-time, 3 days per week opportunity, Remuneration package: $120K - $170K package pro-rata, which includes leave loading and up to 17% super

About the opportunity 

As a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer you will work as part of the medical education team at the Northern Clinical School – Hornsby to provide and support teaching, curriculum development and medical education activities across all stages of the MD program with a focus on Community term and General Practice. You will be encouraged to develop a research portfolio with the Discipline of General Practice according to your interests.

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 a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer who:

  • medical graduate (MBBS, MD or equivalent)
  • post graduate training in General Practice – FRACGP or equivalent
  • eligible for full registration in Australia
  • high level communication and interpersonal skills
  • demonstrated experience in medical education and teaching skills
  • knowledge of research skills in health care particularly primary health care, general practice or education
  • experience in curriculum development, assessment and evaluation especially in general practice and primary healthcare is desirable
  • medical education qualification is desirable.

About us

The Hornsby Academic General Practice Unit is a long established teaching unit of the Northern Clinical School and provides teaching, supervision and management of Sydney Medical School students across all three stages of the Medical Programs and has primary responsibility for the delivery and management of the Community Specialty Block for students of both their Northern and the SAN Clinical Schools. The Unit is a key liaison point for the Hornsby Hospital medical administration staff as well as external partners in health based teaching and research activities at Hornsby Hospital with the University.

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

As this position is located on a 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.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number to apply.

Please note: visa sponsorship is not available for this position <remove if not required>

Closing date: 11.30 pm 14 March 2018

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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