Associate Lecturer in Medical Education

Melbourne, Australia
Level A– $77,171 - $104,717 (pro rata for part-time) p.a. plus 17% super
30 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
28 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Location: Parkville
Role type: Part-time 0.4 - 0.5; Periodic fixed-term until 2023 (Period 1: 22 Aug 2022 - 2 Dec 2022, Period 2: 23 Jan 2023 - 2 Dec 2023) 
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Melbourne Medical School, Department of Medical Education
Salary: Level A– $77,171 - $104,717  (pro rata for part-time) p.a. 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 Medical Education

The Department of Medical Education was established as a department within the Melbourne Medical School in 2015. It has responsibility for the delivery of the Doctor of Medicine (MD) course, research in medical education, and a range of professional development postgraduate and non-award programs.

About the Roles

You will be a key academic staff member in the Year 1 academic team in the redesigned Doctor of Medicine program at the leading medical school in Australia. The roles have responsibility for teaching delivery, assessment, and student pastoral care in our Foundations of Clinical Practice (FCP1) subject. In addition, areas of work focus may include teaching preparation, curriculum or assessment review or feedback, professional development, educational research, or initiatives that advance student equity, diversity, or wellbeing.

In a typical week at work, you may:

  • Engage in the teaching of curriculum content in FCP1 subject in the Clinical Skills stream and/or facilitation in the Case Supported Learning and/or Professional Practice stream(s).
  • Assist with the delivery of assessment in their FCP1 stream(s).
  • Provide student pastoral care as required.

About You

You are a confident communicator with an ability to actively engage in the professional development of their teaching and learning, assessment, and feedback knowledge and skills. You are highly organised with excellent time management skills, can simultaneously work on multiple tasks independently, and be flexible and responsive to changing priorities.

Ideally, you will have:

  • A medical degree registrable in Victoria.
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching entry-to-practice medical or other health professional students.
  • Experience in teaching and facilitation of small group teaching in medical education and delivery.

Benefits of Working with Us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and be part of 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

Please also note there are several positions available.

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: PD Lecturer in Medical Education (MD1).pdf

Applications close: 28 JULY 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time