Deputy Head of School and Research Director

Melbourne, Australia
18 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
17 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Melbourne Medical School
Salary: $187,654 (Level E)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - 17% superannuation 

We are seeking an experienced leader to join the Melbourne Medical School in this newly created role as Deputy to the Head of School and Research Director for the School.

Melbourne Medical School

The 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, the 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.

About the role

The Deputy Head will take an active role in promoting and fostering collaborations with MMS affiliates, including hospitals and medical research institutes.

As part of the executive team, with full delegation and executive capacity, you will act as representative and/or alternate for the Head of School at a range of activities and events both internal and external to the University as required.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop and drive the research agenda for the School with the overall aim of maintaining the MMS’s position as a leading research-active medical school.

About you

We are seeking an experienced clinician-scientist to join the leadership team.

You will have demonstrated ability to provide strategic focus and direction, fostering a culture of innovation and collaborative academic achievement.

This a great opportunity to utilise your demonstrated academic leadership and experience in the provision of effective strategic and innovative direction within a complex and changing environment.

We are in a time of expansion and growth, for more information, position description plus other opportunities please click

If successful for interview it will be held the week commencing 1 April 2019.

Position Description

Advertised: 18 Feb 2019 6:00 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 17 Mar 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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