Education Research Fellow
Role type: Part-time (0.2 EFT) / Fixed-term for 2 years
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Melbourne Medical School, Department of Paediatrics
Salary: Level B – $110,236 - $139,900 (pro-rata for part-time) p.a. p.a. plus 17% super
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.
About the Department of Paediatrics
The Department of Paediatrics is a large department within theMelbourne Medical School. The Department has responsibility for the Child & Adolescent Health component of the School’s Doctor of Medicine course -. There are approximately 80 academic and professional staff, 270 honorary academic staff, and more than 150 students enrolled to pursue research degrees from Honours, Masters and PhD.
About the Role
The Education research fellow will report to and work with the Deputy Head of the Department of Paediatrics to develop a strategic approach to Health Professional Education (HPE) research on the Melbourne Children's Campus. They will support other staff members to engage in education research and enable a more cohesive approach to the HPE research on Campus.
- Provide teaching or coaching around HPE research methodology and approaches to staff, trainees, or students on the Melbourne Children's Campus.
- Provide individual supervision of research projects undertaken by students, trainees (e.g., Advanced Training projects) or staff.
- Undertake or contribute to the design, conduct or reporting of Health Professional Education research on the Melbourne Children's Campus.
- Identify opportunities for, and support the development of grant applications for HPE research on Campus.
You will have highly developed interpersonal skills with the capacity to interact positively and communicate effectively and in a timely manner with clinical and academic colleagues, support staff, and students. You will bring your ability to work as a part of a team to achieve excellent educational outcomes.
You will also have:
- AHPRA registration in Australia where required (or eligible for medical registration in Australia) or eligibility for an appropriate professional body membership.
- A higher degree in Health Professional Education, Research, or current enrolment in a qualification.
- An accredited qualification in one of the health professions (across Allied Health, Nursing or Medicine) employed at RCH.
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.
Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.
About the University
The University of Melbourne 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.
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, 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
To find out more, visit https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits.
We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.
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 http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria
We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at email@example.com.
Applications close: 13th December 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Position description: 0053570_Project Coordinator, Rural Clinical School_PD.pdf