Senior Lecturer, Women’s Health Coordinator

Shepparton, Australia
$140,433 - $161,926 (pro rata for part-time) plus 17% super
19 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
18 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Job no: 0050218
Location: Shepparton 
Role type: Part-time (0.2 FTE); Fixed-term until 31st December 2024
Faculty: Department of Rural Health, Melbourne Medical School
Department/School: Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Salary: Level C – $140,433 - $161,926 (pro rata for part-time) plus 17% super

  • Lead medical education in women's health with a dynamic, collaborative team.
  • Impact healthcare through strong relationships in a vibrant rural community.
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated professional to join our team at the Department of Rural Health campus in Shepparton, Victoria. As the key driver of teaching sessions focused on women's health in the third year of the MD program at Goulburn Valley Health, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of medical education. What makes this role truly unique is the chance to collaborate closely with the Clinical School, the University, and clinical teachers in Shepparton, fostering a dynamic and supportive team culture. Your success in this position will hinge on your ability to build strong relationships with health service providers, a critical component for the Department of Rural Health's overall success. 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Clinical women’s health teaching of Rural Clinical School students which includes the preparation and delivery of small group tutorials, demonstrations, clinical sessions and other modes of teaching.
  • Organisation of clinic and ward round experience in women’s health for students at Goulburn Valley Health
  • Orientation of students to the Women’s Health Department at Goulburn Valley Health.
  • Participation in, and marking of, in-term Women’s health assessments of medical students.

Who We Are Looking For

You are the ideal candidate if you have a strong commitment to advancing the University's role in the Rural Clinical School, excel in teamwork and interpersonal communication, while understanding and supporting student needs.

You will also have:

  • A medical qualification recognisable in Australia and Fellowship of an Australian College (e.g. FACP) or an equivalent and recognised postgraduate clinical qualification.
  • Demonstrated capability of developing good working relationships with all levels of medical practitioners, and other health professionals, in hospitals and the community.
  • Experience in clinical teaching, medical education, and curriculum delivery.
  • Familiarity with the functioning of the regional hospitals and the University at all levels.

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 not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

Your New Team – Department of Rural Health

The Department of Rural Health, part of the prestigious Melbourne Medical School at the University of Melbourne, is making a significant impact on rural healthcare. With locations in Shepparton, Ballarat, Bendigo, and Wangaratta, as well as associations with over 40 rural towns in Victoria, we are dedicated to providing professional health education and research training in a rural context. Our mission is to increase the rural health workforce, and we achieve this through strong partnerships with the local community and healthcare providers, ensuring our programs remain relevant and connected.

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

The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity.  First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

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 the email address listed at the bottom of the page.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants

We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

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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
  • The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)

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

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Tara Amini via email at, ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

Applications close: 18 October 2023 11:55 PM Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)

Position Description:  0050218 - Senior Lecturer Womens' Health - PD.pdf

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