Teaching Specialist

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Nov 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job no: 0048903
Location: Hospital based - Epping
Role type:
Part time; Fixed-term for 12 months
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Department of Medical Education, Northern Clinical School
Salary: Level B $110,236 - $130,900 p.a. (pro rata) plus clinical loading of $19,605 p.a. (pro rata) 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 - Department of Medical Education


Reporting to the Head of Department, Department of Medical Education in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, the Northern Clinical School is responsible for all student affairs such as rostering, teaching arrangements, examinations and assisting and counselling students as required.

The MD was launched in 2011 as the first Australian medical course at masters level, the Melbourne MD created a new benchmark in 21st century medical education. Ten years later, it was time to take the educational lead once again by introducing our redesigned MD course, offering unprecedented levels of flexibility to those beginning their medical career.

About the Role
The Teaching Specialist is expected to further the role of the University within the hospital and will be responsible for the organisation and implementation of the clinical teaching program, for supporting examinations, for provision pastoral care and for supervisory duties for medical students during their clinical rotations at Northern Health. The incumbent will be expected to work in a team of motivated and enthusiastic academic and professional staff who are committed to the development and education of medical students

Responsibilities include:

About You
You possess highly developed interpersonal skills and ability to engage students and work effectively with a range of staff from both the university and the hospital. You have a demonstrated understanding of the needs of medical students of all backgrounds, and ability and willingness to counsel students as required.

You will also have:

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:

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 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

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 [email protected].