Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

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Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Faculty of Science delivers flexible, innovative teaching programs which provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to build a career, advance their profession and contribute to their community. We currently have more than 9000 students and over 500 staff dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge.

We are a leader in strategic and applied research in a wide array of sciences. We enhance and extend knowledge, train and educate future researchers and provide scientific solutions to current challenges. We achieve this through ethical practice, professional collaborations, industry involvement and a commitment to continual improvement.

We also provide a range of health and other services to our regional communities through our enterprise activities.

Three Rivers University Department of Rural Health (UDRH) is a newly established UDRH based at Charles Sturt University in the Riverina and Central West region of New South Wales. The Three Rivers UDRH provides an opportunity for academic staff committed to educating a future rural health workforce.

The key activities of the UDRH are:

  • Raising the aspiration and success of Indigenous and rural students from the outer regional and remote footprint of the UDRH;
  • Growing capacity for collaborative quality community-led rural clinical training, particularly in smaller regional communities and across expanded practice areas such as disability, aged care, mental health and primary care;
  • Evaluating the activities of the UDRH, researching rural health workforce capabilities and trialling approaches to service delivery to enhance the health of rural Australians; and
  • Fostering the development of future rural health capabilities by developing new multidisciplinary resources and training programs.

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Positions Vacant

  • Lecturer in Rural Indigenous Health (Clinical Educator)
    As Lecturer in Rural Indigenous Health (Clinical Educator) you will be a key staff member in the Three Rivers University Department of Rural Health co-located within Bila Muuji Aboriginal Corporation Health Service. The primary role of this position is to lead the development of quality rural clinical training experiences for health professional students within Aboriginal health settings across the central western area of NSW, whilst also conducting research that impacts on the health of rural Aboriginal people. You will engage in activities related to developing clinical placement opportunities as well as teaching and supporting students and clinicians within Aboriginal health settings. You will also undertake stakeholder engagement with Aboriginal health service providers, clinicians, faculties and schools within CSU to promote the objectives of the UDRH, whilst also developing capacity for quality clinical training in existing and new settings. 

    Location: Dubbo
    Application close: 12 Nov 2018,  11:00 PM
  • Senior Lecturer in Rural Health
    As Senior Lecturer in Rural Health you will be a key staff member in the Three Rivers University Department of Rural Health (UDRH) overseeing the development of quality rural clinical training experiences for health professional students, whilst conducting research that impacts on rural health and the delivery of UDRH projects. You will support the Director of Three Rivers UDRH primarily in leading the Clinical Training Unit which engages in activities related to teaching and success of students in rural clinical placements. You will also initiate and support ongoing stakeholder engagement with community, clinicians and Faculties and Schools within CSU to promote the objectives of the UDRH, whilst also developing capacity for quality clinical training in existing and new settings. 

    Location: Albury-Wodonga, Orange, Wagga Wagga 
    Application close: 12 Nov 2018,  11:00 PM