Senior Lecturer, Child and Adolescent Health

Shepparton, Australia
04 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
01 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Shepparton
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Melbourne Medical School
Salary: $131,739 - $151,900 (Level C) (pro rata for part time)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Part time - 17% super

Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is Australia’s #1 university and is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

About the Department of Rural Health

The key purpose of the Department is to provide professional health education and research training in a rural context with an aim to increase the rural health workforce. The Department works closely with the local community and healthcare partners to ensure that we remain relevant and connected. Our partnerships underpin our teaching and research.

About the Role

The role of Senior Lecturer Child and Adolescent Health (Shepparton) is an important role supporting medical students in Shepparton, ensuring smooth delivery of the child and adolescent health teaching and clinical placements at Goulburn Valley Health, Shepparton, and contributing to medical student assessments and examinations.

In a typical week at work, you may:

  • Prepare and deliver small group tutorials, demonstrations, clinical sessions and other modes of teaching.
  • Organise clinic and ward round experience in child and adolescent health for students at Goulburn Valley Health.
  • Participate in, and mark, in-term child and adolescent health assessments of medical students.
  • Attend meetings and committee work within the University and Hospital as required.

About You

Your success in this role will be supported by your natural ability to develop and maintain excellent relationships with all levels of medical practitioners, and other health professionals, in hospitals and the community. You will also be willing to collaborate and actively contribute to all activities of the Rural Clinical School.

Ideally, you will further have:

  • A medical qualification recognisable in Australia and Fellowship of an Australian College (e.g. FACP) or an equivalent and recognised postgraduate clinical qualification
  • Experience in clinical teaching, medical education, and curriculum delivery
  • An understanding of the needs of students and ability and willingness to counsel students as required.
  • Demonstrated organisational and administrative skills.

Benefits of Working with Us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements and generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families

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Be Yourself

At UoM, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community, and we encourage and celebrate diversity. Indigenous Australians, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages and culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for our roles. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria* (found in the Position Description) for the role.

*For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to

Should you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team at

Due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications with current valid working rights in Australia and candidates who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia's immigration and border arrangements:

Position Description:  0054870_Senior Lecturer Child and Adolescent Health_PD.pdf

Applications close: 01 Feb 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time