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Employment as a Lecturer/Associate Professor of Paramedic or Nursing at the UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

  • Full time, CDD until December 2024
  • Be part of the Broken Hill community while supporting local health services
  • Base salary $138,645 – $183,911 + 17% pension

About the Opportunity

We are seeking to appoint an academic leader at the senior lecturer or associate professor level in allied health or nursing based in the University Department of Rural Health at Broken Hill. The position is initially for two years (until December 2024) with the possibility of renewal.

As a Lecturer/Associate Professor in Allied Health or Nursing, you will be part of the UDRH team that actively works to improve the student experience and education in rural and remote health, improving quality of care for rural, regional and remote communities. You will build and maintain local and regional partnerships, enhance national expertise in rural and remote health research, and develop sustainable models for translating research into policy and practice.

Your main responsibilities will be to:

  • work collaboratively with colleagues from the three UDRH local chapters of Broken Hill Dubbo/Orange and Northern Rivers/Lismore to develop contextual multidisciplinary education and research in rural, regional and remote health
  • engage in high-quality teaching and learning experiences (at undergraduate, postgraduate and honors levels, and, where appropriate, graduate-level research supervision) that meet expectations and college and university standards
  • contribute to the delivery of quality educational experiences that meet the learning needs of students and meet the requirements for accreditation of programs of study and courses
  • contribute to the design and delivery of multidisciplinary services and work-integrated learning models and unit content
  • systematically collect and use feedback on student learning to adjust instructional approaches to improve student outcomes
  • demonstrate research performance consistent with faculty criteria for a senior lecturer or associate professor
  • continue to develop a national reputation for research in an area related to faculty and university research priorities for rural, regional, and remote health and community engagement.

About you

  • a PhD in an academic field related to allied health, nursing or a related field is essential. A master’s degree in a relevant field is desirable
  • current registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulatory Agency
  • the ability to lead and develop scholars and work in partnership with stakeholders across a range of locations, disciplines and backgrounds
  • deep and extensive teaching and learning experience, as evidenced by participation in multi-disciplinary team teaching within an established curriculum and experience in a variety of settings
  • demonstrated excellence in research and academic activities relevant to the specialty, with evidence of translation of top-notch research to policy and practice
  • an established network of relationships with leading academic, industrial and professional institutions

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Sponsorship/work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident.

Australian temporary residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed-term contract for the duration of their visa, depending on hiring area and position requirements.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of any required pre-employment or background checks on terms satisfactory to the University. Likewise, your continued employment is conditional on your satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary action, including the termination of your employment.

As this position works across a number of NSW Health locations, it is mandatory to complete the mandatory employment checks before commencing in this role. For more information and instructions, please visit: NSW Health Terms of Employment

This position is designated as involving work related to children. To undertake or retain this position, you must apply and obtain a Working with Children Check Permission in accordance with Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

EEO declaration

At the University of Sydney, our shared values ​​include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a university community that reflects the larger community we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase the participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people living with disabilities, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all walks of life.

How to register

Applications (including a cover letter, CV and any additional supporting documents) can be submitted through the Apply button at the top of the page.

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