Join the Melbourne Medical School

We’re open for business!  

Following the COVID-19 induced hiatus we are now looking to resume recruitment of new leaders to the School.   We are continuing to grow and we’re seeking leaders who are driven by excellence and inspired to improve the health outcomes of our national and global communities to join us now!

About the opportunities

Melbourne Medical School (MMS) continues to build its significant research and teaching capacity, develop the future medical workforce and enhance strong relationships within the biomedical precinct.

Under the leadership of Professor John Prins, MMS is undertaking exciting new developments including a major review of the Doctor of Medicine curriculum, an emphasis on the clinician-scientist career trajectory (in partnership with affiliated hospitals, medical research institutes and foundations), and a reinvigorated focus on clinically relevant research. These initiatives are being enhanced by a number of career opportunities with leadership positions across the School.

We have already recruited a number of outstanding leaders to the School and as we grow we continue to seek new leaders to join our ranks. These positions present a wonderful opportunity for appointees to help drive the strategy, growth and continued excellence of Australia’s leading Medical School.

What we offer

  • Unique opportunity to contribute to the leadership of a medical school embracing the future
  • Strategic vision for growth and expansion supporting positive national and global impact
  • Strong collaborative relationships with hospitals and affiliated organisations enabling a breadth and depth of opportunities for our staff and students
  • Opportunity to be involved in the redesign of Doctor of Medicine program to best prepare the clinicians of the future
  • Supportive career development
  • Globally engaged teaching and research agenda
  • National and international research travel opportunities
  • Recognition and reward programs
  • Funding support schemes
  • Attractive establishment package
  • An inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated
  • Access to world-class facilities and laboratories in Australia’s pre-eminent medical, health sciences and biomedical faculty

Applications now open:

Applications now closed:

  • Associate Professor or Professor in Surgery at Northern Health
  • Children’s Cancer Foundation Chair (on hold due to COVID-19)
  • Professor of Surgery at Austin Health (on hold due to COVID-19)
  • Head of Department – Baker Department of Cardiometabolic Health
  • Department and Precinct Manager – Department of Medicine and Radiology

Positions now filled:

  • Professor and Director of Health and Clinical Research Support
  • Stevenson Chair of Paediatrics
  • Professor / Associate Professor of Child Health Informatics
  • School Manager, Melbourne Medical School
  • Apex Australia Chair in Neurodevelopment and Disability

For any enquiries about the roles advertised, please email:

Melbourne Medical School

Melbourne Medical School (MMS) in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne is the oldest medical school in Australia. It is internationally renowned for global leadership in teaching and training, health research, policy and practice. Melbourne Medical School is ranked ninth in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019 for clinical, pre-clinical and health), has strong academic partnerships and ground-breaking collaborative research programs with leading hospitals in both the public and private sectors, as well as with leading medical research institutes and centres, nationally and internationally.

Melbourne Medical School is composed of ten clinical departments

MMS works towards improving the health outcomes of the communities in which we serve by placing the person at the heart of healthcare. Our relationships with our partners, communities and colleagues are characterised by our values; commitment, integrity, compassion, respect and service.

MMS organisational chart

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