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:

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Manager - Department of Rural Health

We are looking for an exemplary manager to play a pivotal role in delivering excellence and equity in rural health through education, research, and engagement. Supporting and working in close partnership with the Head of the Department, Professor Julian Wright, the successful candidate will lead a great culture and positive work environment for all professional staff located across our campuses in Victoria.

Reporting to the Manager of the Melbourne Medical School, the successful candidate will form part of a network of experienced managers leading operations across the ten departments and precincts of the Melbourne Medical School. With a passion for empowering teams to thrive in a healthy and safe work culture along with outstanding capabilities in all areas of operational, financial, and governance administration, you will bring a deep commitment to delivering positive outcomes in health to the rural communities we serve.

Close date: 16 August 2020

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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.

Head of Department – Baker Department of Cardiometabolic Health

We are seeking a dynamic and visionary leader to head the newly formed Baker Department of Cardiometabolic Health.  An enhanced research collaboration between the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute and the University of Melbourne, the Department will focus on research and innovation to improve the lives of people with, or at risk of, cardiovascular disease, obesity and diabetes.  This critical position will provide academic leadership in the discipline of Cardiometabolic Health, making innovative and distinctive contribution to ensure the success of this new initiative in the School.

James Stewert Chair of Surgery

We are seeking an internationally recognised leader in the field of academic surgery for appointment to the prestigious James Stewart Chair of Surgery.  This is a unique opportunity to help shape the future of the discipline through innovative and distinctive contributions to leadership in education, research and clinical medicine in the University’s Department of Surgery.  Located at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, the James Stewart Chair of Surgery enhances and fosters excellence in surgery, working with an outstanding group of like-minded surgical leaders at key hospital sites across Melbourne.