Lecturer in Indigenous Health (Identified)

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  • Sydney
  • Education and Training
  • This job will close on 29 July 2024
  • Base Salary Level B $122, 830 p.a. - $145,858 p.

About the role

· Full-time or Part time continuing academic Identified positions, located at the academic school or rural and metropolitan clinical school locations in the Faculty of Medicine and Health

· Opportunity for the best and brightest talented teaching and researchers to be part of our future at The University of Sydney

· Base Salary Level B $122, 830 p.a. - $145,858 p.a. + 17% superannuation + access relocation allowance

This position has been designated for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people only under the provisions of section 126 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW). Should your application be progressed, you will be required to provide your confirmation of identity documents. Your recruiter will be in touch to advise you on how to confirm Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status.

About the opportunity

We are seeking a culturally passionate Lecturer in Indigenous Health in the Faculty of Medicine and Health that can make a significant contribution to teaching and learning design, delivery, and evaluation in their specialised field while also continuing to build substantial research contribution, expertise, connections, and impact. This role is focused on embedding First Nations histories, cultural protocols and ways of doing, being and sharing knowledge into the Faculty’s curricula, and will provide key leadership in helping the University of Sydney achieve its ambitions under the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Plan 2022-2024 and the University's One Sydney, Many People Strategy. For more information regarding the Employment Plan and Strategy mentioned above, please view this following link. The appointee to this role will engage with professional development and build the capability to lead change and improve teaching and research at the University. Your key responsibilities will be to: • Design and engage in high-quality teaching and learning experiences which meet the University’s expectations and standards for education • deliver outstanding teaching and learning outcomes for students, by ensuring all students hold foundational knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues relevant to their discipline and/or area of study • develop teaching and subject materials under the supervision of more senior academic staff within the school/faculty. • through research and scholarly creative work, contribute to knowledge within your discipline or area of expertise • develop and refine your research skills • maintain quality, standards and excellence in your research activities and output • contribute to the governance, leadership, and engagement work in your school. The University of Sydney is recognised as one of the top research and teaching universities in the world. A globally ranked university,Top 20 university globally, rising 22 places | 1st for sustainability in Australia. For 90 years, the Sydney School of Public Health has been tackling the greatest health challenges the world faces by providing quality education, conducting high-impact research and translating knowledge into action. It has recently been ranked in the top 20 Schools of Public Health in the world. To learn more about the Sydney School of Public Health click here.

Ideal Candidate

Successful candidates will have a demonstrated ability to interact effectively with students, facilitating and guiding their learning in research, theory and laboratory sessions. They will also have the capacity to build a significant research program over time, obtaining competitive funding as needed to support their research work. In addition to the above candidates progressed for these positions will hold the below listed qualities/ qualifications and can integrate their cultural knowledge towards supporting the development of culturally competent and inclusive teaching and will contribute to the First Nations leadership in the Faculty of Medicine and Health. • Identify as Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander • demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander societies and cultures, including an understanding of the issues affecting people in contemporary Australian society and the diversity of circumstances of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people • who has or is near completion of a PhD, Master of Philosophy in Public Health, professional masters and/or relevant experience in fields related to Indigenous Health, including but not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social and Emotional Wellbeing • expertise in Indigenous health promotion ability to carry out quality research in the relevant discipline • deliver high quality teaching that effectively engages students in their learning • independently conduct and publish high quality research relevant to the School’s existing strengths • provided outstanding research training (e.g. honours/PhD) • high quality communication and organisational skills • contributed to governance, leadership, and engagement within the School/University • worked collaboratively with other staff, including professional staff, and foster principles of equity, diversity and inclusion.

What's on offer?

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. Pre-employment checks Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role-required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment. To keep our community safe, please be aware of our COVID safety precautions which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus. EEO statement 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 which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds, including women. We are proud to be recognised as an Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) Gold employer. Find out more about our work on diversity and inclusion.

Where will the candidate be working?

Sydney - Specified in job post.

Application Requirements

Please follow the link to University of Sydneys external career site.

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