Professor / Associate Professor of Dermatology Research RMH

Melbourne, Australia
$162,113 to $209,428 p.a Plus, Clinical Loading $19,604 p.a
30 Oct 2022
End of advertisement period
18 Jan 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Job no: 0057420
Location: Parkville/Hospital Based
Salary: Professor / Associate Professor
            Level E $209,428 p.a (Pro Rata for part time)
            Level D $162,113 - $178,754 pa (pro rata for part-time)
            Plus, Clinical Loading $19,604 p.a (pro-rata)
Superannuation: Employer Contribution of 17%
Working Hours: Part Time 0.3 FTE at the University of Melbourne, with additional 0.2 Clinical FTE co-appointment at RMH 
Basis of Employment: Fixed term 3 years

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.


The Professor/ Associate Professor of Dermatology Research will provide academic leadership in the discipline of Dermatology within the University of Melbourne, Department of Medicine (RMH). You will be expected to make innovative and distinctive contributions in the areas of academic leadership, research, teaching and learning to academic dermatology. This position is located at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the intention of this role is a co-appointment with the Royal Melbourne Hospital Department of Dermatology to lead research in this Department and to lead the speciality of Academic Dermatology within the Department of Medicine, The Royal Melbourne Hospital.

You will build successful partnerships and collaborate effectively with other research groups and partners within and beyond the Parkville precinct to enhance and build excellence in academic dermatology. You will also contribute to teaching excellence at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, supervising PhD scholars, teaching medical graduates and supervising advanced clinical trainees in Dermatology.

This position works in collaboration with RMH and therefore there is flexibility with time fraction specifics which may be negotiable upon request.

About You

You will be an eminent authority in Dermatology, encompassing research best practice and its application to therapies and new treatments, you will have an excellent publication record in high impact peer reviewed journals with strong leadership skills and the ability to foster academic achievement in others with demonstrated leadership in research and scholarship.

You will possess;

  • A medical qualification registrable with the Medical Board of Australia under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Fellowship of the Australasian College of Dermatology or equivalent and recognised postgraduate clinical qualification
  • PhD or equivalent professional qualification in a relevant discipline is highly desirable
  • Extensive clinical experience in Dermatology

About Us

Melbourne Medical School

The Melbourne Medical School (MMS) was established in 1862 and has a substantial international reputation for its leadership in teaching and training, health research, policy and practice. The MMS is committed to working with the communities we serve to improve health and advance health care. We will do this through our teaching, learning, research, clinical care and advocacy.

The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences has an enviable research record and is the University of Melbourne’s largest faculty in terms of management of financial resources, employment of academic and professional staff, teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate (including research higher degree) students and the conduct of basic and applied research. The Faculty’s annual revenue is $628m with approximately 55% of this income related to research activities.

Royal Melbourne hospital

Today the RMH is one of the largest health providers in the state, providing a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs.

Our reputation for caring for all Melburnians is as essential to who we are as any scientific breakthrough we make. We’re here when it matters most, and we’ll continue to be the first to speak out for our diverse community’s wellbeing. 

Employee Benefits

We offer generous employee benefits to help maximise your work life. These include flexible and family friendly working conditions, salary packaging, internal School and Faculty grant schemes including a dedicated scheme for women and generous leave provisions. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a culturally rich and values-based environment.

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How to apply

Your application submitted should include a CV along with your responses against the selection criteria found in the Position Description for the role.

Applications close: 18 Jan 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Position description: 0057420_PD_UoM-RMH_Dermatology_Research - FINAL.pdf

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