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Conjoint Information


We welcome applications for conjoint positions within the disciplines of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Paediatrics and our affiliated organisation Children's Cancer Institute Australia (CCIA).

The conjoint system within UNSW Medicine is designed for individuals who make a significant contribution to UNSW Medicine in the form of teaching, research, participation in student examinations/assessments and service on committees for the faculty.

Why become a conjoint?

UNSW Medicine recognises the valuable contribution of staff and encourages a broad range of clinicians, medical, allied health, nursing staff and scientists to apply. Appointment as a conjoint offers official recognition and inclusion into the academic community along with many other employee benefits.

Application & Re-appointment process

The required documents include the following:

  • Completed Application form (available for download below)
  • Up-to-date CV

Prospective Conjoints should complete and sign the application form and read through the following documents:

The completed Application form and CV are to be sent to the relevant discipline contact listed below.

Approval & Notification

  • Applications are reviewed by the relevant Head of Discipline and the Head of School. Applications are then sent to the Faculty Conjoint Appointments Committee for consideration.
  • You will receive notification of your appointment from UNSW Medicine. The process takes approximately 4-8 weeks.

Promotions Process

Follow the process outlined in Application process above. On the application form you will need to tick "promotion". You will also need to include an up-to-date version of your CV. You may be required to meet with the relevant Head of Discipline.

Promotions can by applied for at any time of the year.


UNSW email address

You will automatically be assigned a UNSW email address. In order to access this you will need to set up an online account on the UNSW Identity Manager website. Alternatively, contact the IT help desk on (02) 9385 1333 and quote your staff ID number to request a password. Please note this step must be completed by you and not a delegate as certain security questions need to be answered.

Email can be accessed through the web interface on any computer - You will need your Z staff ID and zpass password.


Email forwarding

All university email will be sent to your UNSW email address. If you don't have direct access to the UNSW Exchange system or prefer to read your UNSW emails from a different email system, you can redirect them to another email service.


Accessing the UNSW Library

Online access is available on the UNSW Library website.

A UNSW ID card is required to borrow items from the library. ID cards can be downloaded through the Facilities Management website. Please complete this and return it to the conjoint liaison contact in your discipline, who will arrange relevant sign-off.


UNSW Benefits

Conjoint staff receive many benefits that UNSW staff receive. These include:

  • a University title
  • Access to the School's Research Coordinator (currently Paediatrics only)
  • Access to biostatistics support
  • Access to the UNSW library platform (including comprehensive journal access)
  • IT infrastructure including UNSW email and software and licences at UNSW staff rates (eg statistical software, antivirus)
  • Research services including eligibility for University based grants and awards
  • Teaching resources such as free seminars for staff, in particular the Induction Day for New Teaching Staff

Publications Affiliation

Please note that conjoint staff are required to accept any published books, chapters, journal articles, conference papers etc in the online database for Research Publications as part of their candidature. Conjoints are encouraged to include University of New South Wales in their affiliation. If you have any questions or technical issues, please contact our Research Coordinator.



Obstetrics & Gynaecology

photoGalina Lazareva

P: (02) 9382 6515
F: (02) 9382 6444

In person: 
Level 1, Women's Health Institute
Royal Hospital for Women
Barker Street, Randwick

By post: 
Locked Bag 2000
Randwick NSW 2031

Paediatrics and CCIA

Sara Savige (Mon-Wed)
P: (02) 9382 5500
F: (02) 9382 5681

In person/by post
Level 8, Centre for Child Health Research and Innovation (ChERI)
The Bright Alliance
Cnr of Avoca & High Streets

UNSW Medicine Conjoint Teaching Awards

2014 Dean's awards2014
Awarded to Dr Michael Campion, Conjoint A/Professor, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Best service in teaching delivery by conjoint staff member

Awarded to Dr Jyothi Marry, Conjoint Lecturer, Obstetrics & Gynaecology (Liverpool Hospital)

Best Overall Conjoint Teacher

Australia Day Honours List


Congratulations to Prof Hans Bode, Visiting Professorial Fellow, Paediatrics. 

Recognised for service to international relations through voluntary health roles in Uganda, Mozambique and Tanzania

Queen’s Birthday Honours


Congratulations to Prof Murray NORRIS AM, Deputy Director, Children's Cancer Institute and Conjoint Professor, School of Women’s and Children’s Health. 

For significant service to medical research as a molecular biologist, and through pioneering development of treatments for cancer in children.


Congratulations to Prof Geoffrey Driscolll, Obstetrics & Gynaecology.  Awarded Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia in the General Division

For service to medicine, particularly assisted fertility services, and to the community

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