First listed on: 13 April 2018

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Academic Lead Inter-Professional Learning

School of Rural Health
Reference no. 629/0418F

  • Responsible for the development, delivery and evaluation of the education program for students
  • Located at University Centre for Rural Health – Lismore Campus
  • Full time fixed term for three years (subject to funding), Level B/C $120K - $170K which includes leave loading and up to 17% super

About the opportunity 

The Senior Lecturer - Academic Lead (Inter-professional Learning) is responsible for the development, delivery and evaluation of the education program for students from a range of health disciplines. This includes the establishment and operation of rural placements and educational activities that provide students with a rich educational experience relevant to rural health and the values of the UCRH. The incumbent will work with academic leads of other disciplines (such as medicine and Indigenous health) and with service providers and community advocates for the betterment of services and the development of a broad and integrated health workforce.

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/Senior Lecturer - Academic Lead Inter-Professional Learning who has:

  • a degree in a discipline of Health Science with extensive experience in clinical, education or managerial roles in health
  • demonstrated understanding of the principles of anti-discrimination, staff and student equity, work health and safety and other relevant legislation
  • commitment to the development of rural workforce and service of populations that have higher health needs and/or difficulty of access to health services
  • experience in development and delivery of education programs
  • proven experience to manage and work within a team.

About us

The UCRH education program encompasses a range of allied health disciplines, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy and medicine. We provide students with clinical placement opportunities and structured learning programs in a multi-disciplinary environment, and with a focus on rural health and social equity. The education program is delivered on behalf of the Commonwealth’s Rural Health Multi-Disciplinary Training program.

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.


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

The University of Sydney encourages part-time and flexible working arrangements, which will be considered for this role.

Intending applicants are welcome to seek further information about the position from Professor Ross Bailie on +61 2 6620 7231 or

For recruitment-related enquiries, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Melanie Leshetz on 02 8627 1220 or

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 to apply.

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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