Current opportunities

There are a number of senior positions currently under recruitment or available soon that will ensure the School is agile and responsive to the changing needs of the healthcare system:


Recruiting Now

Associate Professor or Professor of Molecular Psychiatry


Are you a leader in the field of molecular psychiatry, committed to building a team dedicated to pursuing cutting-edge fundamental and/or translational research?  The University of Melbourne invites emerging or established international leaders at Associate Professor (Level D) or Professor (Level E), an opportunity to work in collaboration with colleagues of psychiatry and medicine to develop a research agenda across the Melbourne Biomedical precinct.  You will promote multi-disciplinary research in molecular psychiatry that will contribute to the research goals of the Mental Health Theme of the Florey Institute as well as the goals of the Department of Psychiatry, integrating high-impact research with improved clinical care and teaching.

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Applications close July 22 2019

Opening Soon

Stevenson Chair of Paediatrics

The Stevenson Chair of Paediatrics, the principal chair of paediatrics at The University of Melbourne, was established in 1960 through the benevolence of the late Dame Hilda Stevenson. The Stevenson Chair of Paediatrics is a pivotal leadership position based at the world class Melbourne Children’s campus which co-locates the Royal Children’s Hospital, the Melbourne Medical School Department of Paediatrics and the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute.

Apex Australia Foundation Chair of Neurodevelopment and Disability

The Apex Australia Foundation Chair of Neurodevelopment and Disability is another prestigious chair position available at the Melbourne Children’s campus focussing on research, training, implementation and evaluation of early interventions in children and adolescents with developmental disorders.