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Lecturer for Hornsby Academic General Practice Unit
The University of Sydney

Date Posted Aug. 7, 2018
Title Lecturer for Hornsby Academic General Practice Unit
University The University of Sydney
Department The Academic General Practice Unit, Hornsby Hospital
Application Deadline Sep. 4, 2018
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Sydney, New South Wales
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Family & Community Medicine
    Medicine - General
  • Academic to assist with the management of Northern Clinical School Medical students
  • Located at The Academic General Practice Unit based at Hornsby
  • Continuing part time position 0.4 FTE, remuneration package, $118K – $140K p.a prorated which includes leave loading and up to 17% superannuation

About the opportunity:
Reporting to the Academic Leader, Northern Clinical School – Hornsby, this position is a teaching focused role with a focus on general practice. The successful candidate will teach and supervise students in the Community Specialty Block and support the Education Support Officers in the development of programs for Stage1, 2 and 3 of the medical program for students at Hornsby Hospital as well as teach and support the clinical teachers in all 3 stages of the medical program.

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 in General Practice who has:

  • a medical Graduate MBBS or equivalent insert key point
  • post graduate training in General Practice – FRACGP or equivalent insert key point
  • experience in teaching in a medical environment.

Experience teaching in a medical program and medical qualification would be highly regarded.

About us:
The Academic General Practice Unit at Hornsby Hospital is a long established teaching Unit of the Northern Clinical School. The Unit provides teaching, supervision and management of Sydney Medical School students in all 4 years of the Medical Program as well as GP and Community placements for all students from the Northern and SAN Clinical Schools undertaking the Community Specialty Block Unit of Study. The Unit is a key liaison point for the Hornsby Hospital medical and medical administration staff and links the teaching and research activities at the Hornsby with the University of Sydney. The Unit is a focus for external partners in health based teaching, research and strategic alliance.

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.

This position is designated as child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working With Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working With Children) Act 2012.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit and search by the reference number 1496/0718C to apply.

Closing date: 11.30pm 4 September 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 people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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

  • 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.

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