First listed on: 04 October 2018

Lecturer - CHW Clinical School 

  • A great opportunity for a Lecturer to contribute to research and teaching within the CHW Clinical School
  • Located within The Children’s Hospital at Westmead
  • Continuing part-time 0.4 FTE, Remuneration package, $123k - $146k p.a which includes leave loading and up to 17% superannuation pro-rated

About the opportunity 

The successful applicant will have both a research and teaching role in the CHW Clinical school. Key teaching responsibilities include Sydney Medical School students (mostly in the Child and Adolescent Health curriculum with limited involvement in earlier stages) and post graduate coursework in the Master of Medicine (Paediatrics).

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 who has:

  • MBBS, or equivalent
  • fellow or Advanced Trainee with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) or other specialist recognition as provided for under the Health Insurance Act 1973
  • phd or equivalent and a demonstrated successful research record with evidence of an upward trajectory in research performance
  • highly developed organisational skills, project management skills, interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills and computer literacy
  • demonstrated excellence in teaching medical students in multiple methods.

About us

The Children’s Hospital at Westmead is a teaching hospital of the University of Sydney. There is a strong presence in the hospital of Clinical Academics who are international leaders in education (undergraduate, postgraduate, professional), clinical service, advocacy and research. The CHW Clinical School also looks after the academic needs of over 300 members of the Discipline of Child and Adolescent Health with conjoint and clinical academic appointments. The CHW Clinical School provides teaching on site for over 500 medical students per year – including 70-80 medical students per term – 4 times per year, 30 elective students, several dozen MD research students, and 20-30 Honours students per annum. In addition there are currently 100 postgraduate students all performing research relevant to Child and Adolescent Health.

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.

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.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number 1943/1018C to apply.

Closing date: 11.30pm 1 November 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 persons of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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