Senior Lecturer Women's Health

Wangaratta, Australia
Level C – $131,739 – $151,900 p.a. (pro-rata) plus 17% super
13 May 2022
End of advertisement period
27 May 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Location: Wangaratta
Role type: Part time (0.1 FTE); Fixed-term until 31 December 2024
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Department of Rural Health - Melbourne Medical School
Salary: Level C – $131,739 – $151,900 p.a. (pro-rata) plus 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 Department of Rural Health is a department within the Melbourne Medical School at the University of Melbourne. The Department is based in Shepparton, Ballarat, Bendigo (in partnership with Monash University and La Trobe University) and Wangaratta and has associations with more than 40 smaller rural towns in Victoria. 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.

About the Role

The role of Senior Lecturer in Women’s Health (Wangaratta) is an important role supporting the learning of medical students in Wangaratta in their Women’s Health rotation of the University of Melbourne MD course.

In a typical week at work, you may:

  • Be responsible for Clinical women’s health teaching of Rural Clinical School students which includes the preparation and delivery of small group tutorials, demonstrations, clinical sessions and other modes of teaching.
  • Contribute to and be involved in Rural Clinical School clinical educator meetings.
  • Assist with the organisation and supervision of student placements in the women’s health department and communication with the clinical team. 
  • Where appropriate, supervise medical student research projects as part of their MD Research Skills training.

About You

You are capable of developing good working relationships with all levels of medical practitioners, and other health professionals, in hospitals and the community. Your highly developed interpersonal skills and ability to work as a member of a team will contribute to your success in the role.

Ideally, you will further have:

  • A medical qualification recognisable in Australia and Fellowship of an Australian College (e.g. RANZCOG) or an equivalent and recognised postgraduate clinical qualification.
  • A commitment to furthering the role of the University within the Rural Clinical School.
  • An understanding of the needs of students. Ability and willingness to counsel students as required.
  • Familiarity with the functioning of the regional hospitals and the University at all levels.
  • A commitment to appropriate maintenance of medical education skills.

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

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, with disabilities or 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:

The University of Melbourne is required to comply with applicable health guidance and directions issued from the Victoria Health Minister. The University of Melbourne requires all University of Melbourne employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless an exemption order applies. All applicants therefore must meet this requirement when submitting an application.

Position Description:  0047568 Senior Lecturer Women's Health PD.pdf

Applications close: 27 May 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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