Lecturer - Primary Care

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • May 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job no: 0049543
Location: Parkville
Role type:
Part time 0.4FTE /Fixed-term for 2 years
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Melbourne Medical School
Level B – $107,547 – $127,707 (plus clinical loading) pro-rata p.a. plus 17% super

Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is Australia’s #1 university and 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.

About Department of General Practice
The Department of General Practice originated as a unit within the Department of Community Medicine in 1977. It was established as a separate department within the School of Medicine in 2001 and established the Primary Care Research Unit (PCRU) as a centre of excellence in primary care research, research training and knowledge exchange in 2006. The Department has 68 (full time equivalent) staff supported by an operating budget of $7 million and research income of approximately $11 million annually.

About the Role
As part of a dedicated team of teaching and research academic staff in the Department of General Practice, you will have the opportunity to grow an academic career with training opportunities and mentorship. You will lead the co-ordination of the teaching of the General Practice components of the Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree, working with the Department's Learning and Teaching team, Department of Medical Education and other specialist disciplines teaching into the MD. With qualifications relevant to medical education and a Fellowship of the RACGP, you will have the ability to develop strong relationships with our network of teaching practices.

In a typical week at work, you may:

About You
You will be an effective team player who is cooperative and gains the trust and support of staff, peers and clients through collaboration. You will treat everyone equitably; act fairly with staff and demonstrate respect for diversity.

Ideally, you will further have:

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:

To find out more, please visit https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits.

Be Yourself
At UoM, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community, and we encourage and celebrate diversity. Indigenous Australians, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities or culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for our roles. 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 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

Should you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team at hr-talent@unimelb.edu.au.

Due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications with current valid working rights in Australia and candidates who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia's immigration and border arrangements: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/