Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pathology

Melbourne, Australia
$110,236 to $155,698 p.a. plus 17% super  
02 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Location: Parkville
Role type: Part-time (0.2 – 0.6 FTE negotiable); Fixed-term for 2 years
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Department of Clinical Pathology, Melbourne Medical School

  • Level B – $110,236 – $130,900 p.a. plus 17% super OR
  • Level C – $135,032 – $155,698 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 Clinical Pathology

The Department of Clinical Pathology focuses on graduate learning and teaching, research and engagement in the clinical discipline of pathology. The Department is located at the Parkville campus with offices in the state of the art Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) building.

The Department of Clinical Pathology collaborates broadly with other Departments, Centres, Schools and Faculties of the Universty of Melbourne, health services and medical research institutes to generate new knowledge in cancer research to improve the outcomes of patients.

Whilst the initial research focus of the MMS Department of Clinical Pathology is cancer research it also has a more generalist remit for graduate learning and teaching and engagement across the broader areas of clinical pathology.  The Department of Clinical Pathology teaches into the Melbourne Medical School’s flagship course, the Doctor of Medicine and has thriving Honours, Masters and PhD student cohorts.

About the Role

We seek to appoint an outstanding individual committed to innovative and high-quality teaching and maintaining high academic standards to contribute significantly to the development and delivery of pathology education in the 4-year graduate Doctor of Medicine (MD) program. The successful applicant will work with other department members, the Melbourne Medical School, the School of Biomedical Sciences and pathologists in metropolitan and rural Victoria.

You will contribute to developing and delivering innovative and engaging learning resources that present pathology in a clinically relevant way and promote active learning, problem solving and critical thinking. The focus will be on developing and delivering clinical pathology content in years 1-3. Some teaching sessions may require basic knowledge of other pathology disciplines and be integrated with other biomedical science and clinical disciplines.

Responsibilities include:

  • Content creation for pathology teaching in the MD degree. Duties will include creating engaging interactive online resources for students, organising online tutorials, recruiting and supervising tutors, providing questions for assessments, organising and delivering practical tutorials
  • Participation in reviewing and developing the pathology curriculum and learning resources
  • Academic mentoring of students and timely and appropriate responses to student feedback and questions
  • Engaging with and promoting the discipline of pathology in the MD program, Medical School, wider university and external communities

About You

You have experience in online content creation, including synchronous and asynchronous content. You demonstrate excellent organisational skills and an ability to manage administrative tasks, set priorities, meet deadlines and achieve goals in a complex working environment. You have the ability to work constructively, both independently and as a member of a team.

You will also have:

  • A medical degree (MBBS or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of histology and anatomical pathology, including histopathology and macroscopic pathology
  • Willingness to work collaboratively and collegially with practising diagnostic pathologists and clinicians to develop pathology content
  • Enthusiasm, initiative, reliability and willingness to undertake new challenges
  • Potential to build an academic career in teaching and to take on leadership responsibilities in teaching with the department and school.

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.

Be Yourself

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.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with your CV and cover letter outlining your interest and experience.  Please note that you are not required to provide responses against the selection criteria in the Position Description.

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 hr-talent@unimelb.edu.au.

Applications close: 31st Jan 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Position description: 0058131_Lecturer-Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pathology_PD.pdf

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