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Joint Clinical - Urologist

Department of Surgical Sciences
Dunedin School of Medicine
Te Whatu Ora (Health New Zealand) - Te Whatu Ora Southern


In pursuit of excellence, the Dunedin School of Medicine, in association with Te Whatu Ora (Health New Zealand) - Te Whatu Ora Southern, seeks to appoint a TD Scott Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor of Urology. This position is available as a result of a generous gift to the University intended to establish a strong academic and research presence in Urology within the Dunedin School of Medicine. The position provides an excellent opportunity for a clinical academic to establish themselves in one of the leading medical schools in Australasia.

A primary intent for this position is to support research into issues affecting male health, in particular those of a urological nature. There are research opportunities for wider collaboration with other researchers in the University’s well regarded medical and medical science departments such as the Departments of Anatomy, Pathology and Preventive and Social Medicine.

In addition to holding the position of TD Scott Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor of Urology the appointee will concurrently hold a position as Consultant Urologist with Te Whatu Ora Southern. This is a joint University/Hospital position and will be held as a single contract with the University. The two separate roles equal the equivalent of one full-time position.


Academic Component (0.5 FTE)
The successful applicant will be based in the Department of Surgical Sciences, Dunedin School of Medicine and appointed to the position of Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor or Professor dependent on academic achievement, skills and experience. The appointee will have academic qualifications and prior experience in teaching and research and will be responsible for teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. There will be significant opportunity for laboratory and clinically-based research.


Clinical Component (0.5 FTE)
Te Whatu Ora Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. The successful applicant will participate in an on-call roster and provide a full range of Urological services alongside an enthusiastic group of colleagues. The applicant will need to have the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (RACS) or equivalent qualification, to have completed a fellowship in Urology, and must hold, or be eligible for, vocational registration with the New Zealand Medical Council.


Further Details
The University of Otago is well-known for its collegiality and, combined with living in the vibrant city of Dunedin, provides opportunities for an excellent work-life balance. The Dunedin campus is ranked as one of the top 15 most beautiful in the world. The city has affordable living, excellent schools, and a great array of activities, ranging from Art and Literature to outdoor activities.

If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity and would like to learn more about joining our team, then please contact Farai Madambi, Recruitment Consultant for a confidential discussion via the contact details below.


Candidates are requested to submit the following:
•    CV.
•    Cover letter.
•    Names and email addresses of at least three referees.

To submit your application please apply here. Applications quoting reference number 2301889 will close on Sunday, 11 February 2024.


COVID Vaccination Requirements

Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 this also includes the requirement that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  You will need to provide proof of this to Occupational Health staff.  


Pre-Employment checks
In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)

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