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Ref 791/14 Academic Lead - Rural Clinical & Educational Research, University Centre for Rural Health, School of Medicine


This is an inaugural role based in Lismore at the UCRH and focussed around strategic rural research across several universities. There will be an emphasis also on medical education research on sites across NSW.

The University Centre for Rural Health (UCRH) provides excellent rural experience in programs for medical, nursing, postgraduate public health, and allied health undergraduate students. Supervision of postgraduate research students and provision of continuing professional education for local clinicians has been a hallmark of the Centre’s work. Additionally the Centre has well-established research streams and has been successful in gaining a number of NHMRC and ARC grants.

The primary goal of this position is to provide world class leadership in clinical research that will service improvements to teaching and learning programs and objectives. If you have demonstrated scholarship in the areas of rural research and medical education this is your opportunity.

Please note full-time or part-time employment is negotiable.

This is a fixed term appointment for a period of one (1) year with a possibility of being extended, subject to funding.

For further details outlining the responsibilities of the position, please refer to the position description. If you are interested in applying for this position, you are required to apply online via the UWS website, and address each selection criteria.

Remuneration Package: Academic Level C $119,071 to $136,575 p.a., (comprising Salary $107,784 to $123,806 p.a., 9.25% Superannuation and Leave Loading).

Position Enquiries: Dr Michael Douglas, Deputy Director (Education) on (02) 6620 7375 or email

Closing Date: 13 July 2014


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