First listed on: 31 May 2018

Professor of Clinical Neurosciences 

Brain and Mind Centre
Reference no. 960/0518C

About the opportunity 

The Professor of Clinical Neurosciences will provide leadership in research and teaching within the Brain and Mind Centre, and more broadly in the Faculty of Medicine and Health. The successful applicant will have an internationally competitive research program, and deep understanding of the assessment and characterisation of neurodegenerative disorders and the genetic factors contributing to these diseases.

The successful applicant will also be part of the leadership team of interdisciplinary research centres of the University of Sydney, including the Brain and Mind Centre, Camperdown where the position and research support are located. The Professor of Clinical Neurosciences will be assigned to one more of the academic and clinical schools within the Faculty of Medicine and Health.

About us

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 are Australia’s first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across 9 campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students. The Sydney Medical School and the University’s School of Public Health have been major contributors to the University’s reputation and achievements in medicine and the biosciences.

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

Term and remuneration

The successful applicant will be offered a full-time continuing position, subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation and confirmation period for new appointees. A competitive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate. Clinical activities within one of the clinical schools will be in accord with the Senior Medical Practitioners Clinical Academics award arrangements as they apply in NSW and will be under the LHD’s governance.

How to apply

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

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number 960/0518F for more information and to apply.

Closing date: 11.30pm (AEST) Sunday 15 July 2018

We are committed to diversity and social inclusion.  We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people,  people with a disability, people who identify as LGBTIQ and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.


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