Lecturer in Western Sydney Sexual Health

Location: Sydney
Job Type: Contract/Temp
Reference: 568/0318F

Lecturer in Sexual and Reproductive Health 
Western Sydney Sexual Health Centre, Westmead Clinical School  
Reference no. 568/0318F



  • Play an important role in the Postgraduate Program in HIV, STIs, Sexual and Reproductive Health
  • Based at Westmead Clinical School
  • Part time 3 days, fixed term for 24 months, remuneration package: $120K - $143K which includes leave loading and up to 17% super

About the opportunity 
This position plays an important role in the Postgraduate Program in Sexual and Reproductive Health in the HIV/STIs and public health pathways and also in the development and delivery of teaching in Sexual health medicine for medical students.


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 Sexual and Reproductive Health who has:


  • medical degree
  • knowledge of current best practice in sexual health
  • clinical background in sexual health
  • knowledge of public health and legal aspects as they relate sex, sexuality and sexual and reproductive health
  • skills in instructional design, research intensive resource development for on-line and face-to-face delivery of postgraduate and medical student education
  • demonstrated ability to provide effective, timely and excellent teaching practice.

A research degree (PhD or MPhil) and knowledge of current best practice in HIV and STI management would be highly regarded.



About us
The Postgraduate Program in Sexual and Reproductive Health (PGPSRH) at the Sydney Medical School is specifically focused on teaching and research into sexual health, reproductive health, sexually transmitted infections and HIV. Western Sydney Sexual Health Centre (WSSHC) is situated in Parramatta, in purpose-designed facilities and associated with Western Sydney Local Health District (Sydney, Australia) and Westmead Clinical School, University of Sydney. WSSHC is involved in coordination of the PGPSRH and also involved in the medical student teaching in Sexual Health Medicine. WSSHC contributes to the promotion of sexual health and reduction of spread of STIs/HIV through research, the enhancement of clinical services, teaching, training and health promotion. Further information can be found at: http://sydney.edu.au/medicine/wsshc/  

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 Australias 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.



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 DrShailendra Sawleshwarkar on 02 9762 5379or shailendra.sawleshwarkar@sydney.edu.au


For recruitment-related enquiries, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Rupsha Bhatacharya on 02 8627 7148 or rupsha.bhatacharya@sydney.edu.au


Please refer to the candidate information pack for further details.


Closing date: 11.30pm 2 May 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.


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