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

Professor / Associate Professor of Child Health Informatics

An opportunity for you to lead the way in this newly established position, the Professor / Associate Professor of Child Health Informatics is integral to the transformative vision of future healthcare for Australian children.  Our aim is to become an international leader in the use of data to improve all aspects of patient care, operations and research.  A substantial support package will enable the incumbent to build the necessary team to establish and embed the discipline of Child Health Informatics research in Melbourne.

Through leadership positions such as this, the University of Melbourne aspires to create Australia’s leading ecosystem for digital health and clinical and population informatics while at the same time expanding the frontiers of informatics in partnership with other leading global centres.

As the Professor / Associate Professor of Child Health Informatics, you will be based at the Melbourne Children’s Campus providing academic leadership in child health informatics, working with each of the partners on the campus, The Royal Children’s Hospital, the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and The University of Melbourne Department of Paediatrics, as well as linking more broadly across the University and the Parkville precinct. Depending on track record, more junior applicants will also be considered as Level D (Associate Professor). Although a medical degree is preferable, all clinicians and non-clinicians are eligible to apply.

Close date: 1 December 2019

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School Manager, Melbourne Medical School

This is an exceptional opportunity to develop, maintain and manage a high quality of business and operational services within the Melbourne Medical School (MMS). Reporting to the Head of School, with professional responsibility to the Faculty’s Chief Operating Officer, the School Manager is the most senior member of professional staff within MMS. The incumbent will be responsible for a scope of work that includes the planning, management and delivery of the research, teaching and learning, engagement, commercialisation and administrative services within MMS and its constituent Departments and Centres. The School Manager will work with the Faculty Directorate to drive effective financial management and budgeting, operational efficiency, service quality and strategic outcomes.

Additionally, you will be developing, leading and managing a team of professional staff to deliver a range of services that support and guide academic staff is a key function of the role.

Close date: 17 November 2019

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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.

Associate Professor or Professor in Medicine at Northern Health
Associate Professor or Professor in Surgery at Northern Health

Northern Health and the University of Melbourne are undertaking a joint recruitment for two senior academic clinicians to be located at the Northern Hospital. We are seeking emerging leaders (Level D) or internationally recognised authorities (Level E) in the field of Surgery and Medicine. The positions require excellence in clinical, research, education and administrative skills in their discipline to both develop and implement a programme of research, research training and teaching and to provide clinical leadership through active involvement in the provision of high quality clinical services at Northern Health.