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  • Advert number: 322022-0
  • Posted Date: 24/01/13
  • Closing Date: 15/02/13

Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia

Clinical Senior Lecturers
(Associate Professors), Clinical Lecturers

Newcastle University UK opened its international branch campus for medicine in Nusajaya, Johor in August 2011, and offers the Newcastle UK MBBS programme. A faculty of more than 30 academics is successfully delivering teaching with the first cohort of students due to graduate in 2014. We are looking to build our faculty as student numbers grow and applications are invited now for a range of clinical academic posts, at different levels of seniority. These posts will appeal to established clinician teachers with UK experience who are looking for a fresh and exciting challenge, or senior trainees who are seeking a stimulating and varied career. Posts may be of interest to, but are by no means limited to, Malaysian citizens looking to relocate and can be offered as either short, fixed term posts or open ended appointments.

All posts will be filled by practising clinicians, who will continue clinical practice integrated with teaching. These posts are suitable for registered medical practitioners, either fully trained or in training for specialist level or general practice positions, holding a primary medical degree from a university recognised by the Malaysian Medical Council. We are looking to recruit across all specialties especially, but not limited to Medicine, Surgery, Acute Care, Anaesthetics, Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Psychiatry and Primary Care.

You will play a major role in co-ordinating, directing and delivering undergraduate teaching, as well as continuing with clinical duties within the Malaysian health service. Teaching will take place at the NUMed Malaysia campus, the Hospitals Sultan Ismail and Sultanah Aminah, community health centres and other clinical facilities in the state of Johor, Malaysia.

You must be able to start in good time to undertake a local induction before the start of the academic year 2013/14. Informal enquiries may be made in the UK to Professor Roger Barton, Dean for International Medical Education, email: and in Malaysia to Dr Dominic Johnson, Dean of Clinical Affairs, email: Please contact Nicola Dunn, email: for a detailed job description.

In applying for any of these positions please provide a covering letter explaining your interest in the post, a scanned passport photograph, a CV detailing your experience and achievements in teaching and a brief statement describing your plan for developing your teaching and research over the next five years. Please also include in your covering letter the post ref: CA/JRB/SJ, your notice period and your current and expected salary to Nicola Dunn (email:

Closing date: 15 February 2013.