Australasian Fellowship 2018
The ABN Australasian Fellowship scheme open for applications from 5 December 2016
The ABN Australasian Fellowship scheme began in 2013 and parallels the long running and successful ANZAN Fellowships to the UK. One fellowship is offered for 2018. The successful applicant will be able to express a preference for location, chosen from Melbourne, Sydney or Perth (more details below). The fellowship will enhance the careers of the successful applicant both professionally and culturally.
About the scheme
Timing: 12-month clinical placements in Australia commencing late January/early February 2018.
Locations: Melbourne, Sydney and Perth - see below
Accreditation: The posts count as 12 months accreditation towards a trainee’s CCT in neurology.
How to apply: Applications open from 5 December 2016. Applicants should submit a CV, plus a covering letter with a paragraph summarising your reasons for applying and the particular attributes you would bring to an international fellowship to the ABN, via email@example.com marked ABN Australasian Fellowship.
Applicants must discuss their intention to apply with their local Training Programme Director (TPD) and include confirmation of this at the time of application.
Deadline: Applications should be sent to the ABN Office by Monday 2nd January 2017.
Interviews: Interviews will follow for shortlisted applicants at the ABN offices on 1 March 2017.
The early application process allows the successful applicants as much time as possible to complete the necessary paperwork and also allow local training programme directors to fill the vacant training slot in the UK.
For more information please contact Tom.Hughes2@wales.nhs.uk
Tom Warner (TEC Chair)
Tom Hughes (Neurology SAC Chair)
About the hospitals
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (SCGH) in Perth is one of Australia's leading teaching tertiary hospitals. The Hospital has over 600 beds and employs approximately 5,500 staff who treat over 420,000 patients every year. Located at the Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre 4km from Perth city centre, SCGH provides a comprehensive range of clinical services including trauma, emergency and critical care, orthopaedics, general medicine, general surgery and cardiac care. It is home to WA's only comprehensive cancer centre - the largest cancer treatment centre in the State - and is the state's principal hospital for neurosurgery and liver transplants.
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney is one of Australia's premier tertiary referral hospitals and is recognised as a worldwide leader in healthcare excellence and innovation. RPA is part of a network of hospitals within the Sydney Local Health District. It is the principal teaching hospital of the University of Sydney.
The Austin Hospital is located in Heidelberg, 20 minutes north-east of Melbourne's city centre. The hospital was re-opened in 2005 after a major redevelopment. It is housed in one of two new hospital towers, the other tower occupied by Mercy Hospital for Women. The redeveloped Austin Hospital now features 400 acute bed and a 30-bed intensive care unit.