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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James Stewert Chair of Surgery at The Royal Melbourne Hospital

The James Stewart Chair of Surgery at the Royal Melbourne Hospital was established in 1955 and is a key leadership position at the University of Melbourne, reporting to the Head of the Department of Surgery in the Melbourne Medical School.

The James Stewart Chair of Surgery will be an outstanding surgeon, and an eminent authority in the field of surgery or its subspecialties, encompassing its clinical practice, teaching, and research in its clinical aspects and in the scientific disciplines that form its basis. The appointee will be expected to make innovative and distinctive contributions to leadership in education, research, and clinical surgery in the University of Melbourne’s Department of Surgery and more broadly across the surgical specialties at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Employee Benefits

We offer a number of employee benefits to maximise your work life at the University of Melbourne (UOM). Some of the benefits on offer are; a salary packaging scheme, flexible family-friendly policies - providing generous leave and working conditions. An opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment with a substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at UOM.

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Close date: Thursday, 29 April 2021