The University of Sydney
- Seeking a Senior Lecturer with exceptional knowledge and experience in mood disorders/mental illness/psychiatry
- Located at the Northern Clinical School, Royal North Shore Hospital
- Full-time continuing employment with a base salary of $130k – $150k p.a plus leave loading and up to 17% superannuation
About the opportunity
The Northern Clinical School is a teaching hospital of the Sydney Medical School (SMS) headquartered at Royal North Shore Hospital.The school coordinates the clinical education of medical students and ensures this is done in accordance with the requirements of the Sydney Medical School.
We are looking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry to take on responsibility for ensuring that SMS medical students undertaking psychiatry clerkships receive the best possible experience and training. The development of a strong bilateral model of care between the Northern Clinical School and Northern Sydney Local Health District health services for those with mental illness, focusing on mood disorders will be a prime component of the role. In the area of Research this is a key position in the Department of Psychiatry.
This is both a leadership position in teaching and research as well as a critical service role, whereby the successful candidate will take responsibility for overseeing the delivery of all medical student teaching and assessment and related student support within the Discipline of Psychiatry.
The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. We see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research and teaching excellence. We are looking for an academic who has:
- a medical degree (MBBS or equivalent) and Fellowship of RANZCP (or accredited equivalent)
- demonstrated teaching and research experience including track record of publications and grants
- ability to manage multiple stakeholder relationships
- ability to provide mentoring to students and staff
- demonstrated high level of clinical skills in psychiatry
The successful candidate will be under the supervision of the Professor of Psychiatry (Professor Gin Malhi) and will be required to participate in and develop new research programs and provide supervision of MD students.
The Northern Clinical School comprises a range of clinical teaching facilities spread over the whole of the northern area of Sydney and beyond. The School is headquartered at the Royal North Shore Hospital, which has provided teaching to undergraduate medical students for over 50 years. We support students in our Doctor of Medicine program and well as practitioners completing postgraduate specialist training. We also assist in the training of nurses and allied health practitioners, in hospital and community settings.
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 position description 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 sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 2606/1119C to apply.
Closing date: 11:30pm, Sunday 29 December 2019
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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