Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pathology

Melbourne, Australia
$110,236 to $155,698 p.a. plus 17% super  
27 Apr 2023
End of advertisement period
29 May 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
Salary: Level B – $110,236 – $130,900 p.a. plus 17% super OR
            Level C – $135,032 – $155,698 p.a. plus 17% super  

  • Impactful role in shaping the future of pathology education with innovative teaching methods.
  • Collaborative team environment, utilizing your expertise in online content creation and educational resource development.
  • $110,23 - $155,698 p.a. plus, 17% super, and benefits!

About the Role

This is a fantastic opportunity for a skilled and innovative specialist pathologist or medical doctor with a passion for teaching and an interest in online education. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and delivering engaging clinical pathology content for the University of Melbourne's 4-year graduate Doctor of Medicine program, while working alongside a dynamic and collaborative team of pathologists and educators. This role offers a chance to make a meaningful contribution to the development and delivery of pathology education, as well as the opportunity to showcase your expertise in online content creation and educational resource development.

Your responsibilities will 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

Who We Are Looking For

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.

For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

This position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check to ensure the University provides a safe environment for everyone.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is available for this position

Your New Team – “Department of Clinical Pathology“

The Department of Clinical Pathology at the University of Melbourne is dedicated to advancing cancer research through graduate learning, teaching, research and engagement in the clinical discipline of pathology. Located at the state-of-the-art Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre building, the Department collaborates with other Departments, Centres, Schools and Faculties of the University of Melbourne, as well as health services and medical research institutes to generate new knowledge in cancer research and improve patient outcomes. The Department provides specialist laboratories for cancer cell biology, DNA bio-banking, rapid large-scale, next-generation sequencing and organoid generation and testing. As a graduate student, you will have access to a diverse range of programs, including the Doctor of Medicine, Honours, Masters and PhD cohorts. The Department's values center around providing high-quality research and teaching in clinical pathology and contributing to the broader community through cancer research.

What We Offer You!

In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!

About the University of Melbourne

We’re tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.  

Be Yourself

We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community. For more information, please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

We encourage and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.

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

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants

We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
We recognise that reconciliation is central to our purpose. For more information, please visit our Reconciliation page.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents: 

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience

Please note that you are not required to respond to the selection criteria in the Position Description.

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to

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

Applications close: 29 May 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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