Genomics Stream Coordinator

Melbourne, Australia
10 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Department of Paediatrics
Melbourne Medical School
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Salary: LEVEL B: $98,775 - $117,290 p.a. pro rata or LEVEL C: $120,993 - $139,510p.a. pro rata, plus 9.5% superannuation

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team of enthusiastic, highly regarded educators and practitioners in training genomic health professionals.  The Genomics Stream Coordinator will  be responsible for coordination, teaching and assessment of a range of post-graduate genomics subjects and will contribute to further development of professional educational opportunities in genomics.     

The University of Melbourne has a well established reputation for providing excellence in professional education for genetic counsellors.  The Master of Genetic Counselling is accredited by the Human Genetics Society of Australasia (HGSA), and successful completion provides entry into the genetic counselling profession. A major review of the program was undertaken in 2017 to update curricula and  incorporate new and innovative teaching modalities and methodologies.  In addition a new Master of Genomics and Health program (nested suite) has been developed to meet an increasing workforce need for professionals who are knowledgeable and skilled in the practical, ethical and socially responsible implementation of genomics in health. Graduates will be well positioned to gain employment across a broad range of fields including public health, health policy, science, clinical trials and research, medical and allied health and health law. Faculty for both programs consists of experts in the fields of clinical genetics, genetic counselling practice and health research.

You will have a strong background in genetics and human or clinical genomics and will embrace new and innovative teaching modalities and methodologies to effectively and efficiently meet the educational needs of students in the arena of clinical genetics and genomics.  Reporting to the Program Director you will make a major contribution to development and delivery of the educational programs which will shape the future workforce of professionals in genomic health.

Close date: 30 Oct 2017

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