Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry

University of New South Wales


Job no: 498446

Work type: Fixed term / Part time

Location: Sydney, NSW

Categories: Senior Lecturer


School of Psychiatry

UNSW, Medicine


  • Opportunity to lead developments and innovations in psychiatry undergraduate education
  • Part time (21 hours/week), fixed term for 3 years
  • Level B/C: $107K-$149K plus 17% superannuation and leave loading (pro-rata) potential for clinical loading for the right candidate with clinical credentials
  • Based in Sydney


UNSW Medicine is a national leader in learning, teaching and research, with close affiliations to a number of Australia’s finest hospitals, research institutes and health care organisations. The School of Psychiatry in Medicine faculty at UNSW is a widely reputed as the pre-eminent psychiatric department in the country and one of the leading academic groups internationally. The School is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer who will lead developments and oversee the implementation the undergraduate medicine teaching program at the School of Psychiatry. This position will be one of the Education Focussed (EF) roles supported by UNSW that enable academics to specialise in education and devote their time to delivering high-quality teaching and pursuing initiatives to enhance the educational experience of students.  

As a Senior Lecturer you will convene undergraduate psychiatry teaching programme delivered across Phases 1 to 3 of UNSW medicine program and be responsible for delivering high quality teaching and lead the review of content, teaching methods and resources available to psychiatry undergraduate students. Collaborating with clinical and non-clinical staff to ensure successful delivery of the psychiatry program and providing support to the development of clinical teaching peers is an integral part of this position. Your other responsibilities will include representing the School at various meetings/committees.

To be successful in this role you will have a medical degree, registered to practice in NSW and specialist qualification in Psychiatry; have experience in developing and delivering teaching and learning using range of pedagogical approaches; demonstrated success in initiating curriculum development and improvement

Please submit your application addressing the selection criteria mentioned in the position description.

You must have Australian work rights for the duration of the position.  

Download File Level BC - Undergraduate Education Lead - Education Focussed.pdf

Contact: Kimberlie Dean, Associate Professor, School of Psychiatry


Applications close: 25th January 2020

Position Description

Advertised: 28 Dec 2019 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 25 Jan 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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