School of Rural Health
Reference no. 630/0418F
- Responsible for the development, delivery and evaluation of the mental health education program for students
- Located at University Centre for Rural Health – Lismore Campus
- Part time 0.4 FTE and 0.8 FTE fixed term for three years (subject to funding), Level B/C $120K - $170K prorated which includes leave loading and up to 17% super
About the opportunity
The Academic Lead (Mental Health) is responsible for the development, delivery and evaluation of the mental health education program for students from a range of health disciplines, including medicine. This includes the establishment and operation of rural placements and educational activities that provide students with a rich educational experience, relevant to rural health and the values of the University Centre for Rural Health (UCRH).
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 – Academic Lead in Mental Health who has:
- a qualification and experience in Mental Health and clinical practice registration in the discipline e.g. clinical psychologist (masters level), psychiatrist
- recent experience in education or research and/or student coordination or experience in similar environment
- excellent communication skills and ability to develop and facilitate high quality education
- demonstrated ability in preparing student resources.
The UCRH education program encompasses a range of allied health disciplines, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy and medicine. We provide students with clinical placement opportunities and structured learning programs in a multi-disciplinary environment, and with a focus on rural health and social equity. The education program is delivered on behalf of the Commonwealth’s Rural Health Multi-Disciplinary Training program.
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.
This position is designated as 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
The University of Sydney encourages part-time and flexible working arrangements, which will be considered for this role.
Intending applicants are welcome to seek further information about the position from Professor Ross Bailie on +61 2 6620 7231 or email@example.com
For recruitment-related enquiries, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Melanie Leshetz on 02 8627 1220 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Please refer to the candidate information pack for further details.
How to apply
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.
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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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