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Senior Lecturer Associate Professor in Work Integrated Learning
Join a highly supportive and collaborative team
Contribute to the faculty’s teaching programs
Full-time remuneration package: $130K - $172k p.a. base salary plus leave loading and up to 17% superannuation. Part time applications may be considered
About the opportunity
The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney is a world leader in health sciences research and education. Courage and creativity always guides our decision making, teaching and research.
The strategic direction of the faculty is to be known nationally and internationally for the impact of our transformational education and research, and importantly, our research will be deeply embedded with our global partners. The faculty seeks mutually beneficial engagement with local health districts, primary health care networks, academia, industry and communities. We work effectively in diverse cultural settings. Our students represent culturally and socially diverse backgrounds, hence we are building a health workforce that reflects Australias diversity. As well as graduating outstanding clinicians we aim to graduate leaders in health who have an international perspective.
We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer (Level C) or Associate Professor (Level D) to the multi-disciplinary Work Integrated Learning (WIL) team to coordinate and deliver units of study that include placements for allied health students. The WIL team provides a dynamic and supportive inter-disciplinary environment for the development of teaching and research expertise in preparing the future health workforce. This is a stimulating position that offers the opportunity to be involved in development of curriculum for innovative student education and cross-disciplinary research within the Faculty of Health Sciences, throughout the University of Sydney, and with industry partners.
In this role you will:
design and facilitate placement and simulated learning experiences to prepare allied health students for practice
contribute to work integrated learning curriculum development
pursue a research program that is aligned with Faculty research priorities including grant acquisition and research dissemination through peer-reviewed presentations and publications
contribute to administrative aspects of teaching and research
contribute to the Faculty’s academic program
recruit and supervise postgraduate research students.
In addition, for a level D appointment, you will:
provide academic leadership within Work Integrated Learning, and particularly within your area of expertise
develop and lead collaborative research projects.
The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence. We are looking for Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor who possesses:
A PhD or equivalent research doctorate in a relevant field of study;
Expertise in work integrated learning, work-based education or clinical education;
Interest and expertise in innovative curriculum development, implementation and evaluation in the field of work integrated learning, work-based education or clinical education;
A proven track record in securing competitive grants and a strong publication record in the field of work integrated learning, work-based education or clinical education;
Vision for the future of Work Integrated Learning in a changing health climate as well as an understanding of changes in health and its impact on work integrated learning;
Demonstrated leadership/senior role in academic governance and highly effective interpersonal skills;
A proven capacity to work across complex environments with established collaborative clinical research team;
Previous experience and success in supervising research higher degree students;
Demonstrated understanding of the University’s organisational culture and values as outlined in the 2016-20 Strategic Plan.
The following will be highly regarded:
Clinical experience and practice qualifications in allied health
A record and/or interest in research in work integrated learning or health education
The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney is a world leader in health sciences research and education. Courage and creativity guides our decision making, teaching and research. The strategic direction of the faculty is to be known nationally and internationally for the impact of our transformational education and research, and importantly, our research will be deeply embedded with our global partners. The faculty seeks mutually beneficial engagement with local health districts, primary health care networks, academia, industry and communities. We work effectively in diverse cultural settings. Our students represent culturally and socially diverse backgrounds; hence we are building a health workforce that reflects Australia’s diversity. As well as graduating outstanding clinicians we graduate leaders in health who have an international perspective.
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 Australias first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 6000 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.
Preference is for a full-time position however a part-time appointment may be considered (minimum 0.6 FTE). Level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications, skills and experience.
Intending applicants are welcome to seek further information about the position from Professor Lynn Monrouxe on email@example.com or Gillian Nisbet on firstname.lastname@example.org
For recruitment-related enquiries, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Persa Tzakis on Persa.Tzakis@sydney.edu.au
All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 1600/0819 to apply.
Closing date: 11:30pm, Wednesday 18 September 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.
The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointments.
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