Procedural Skills Teaching Specialist

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

Job Description:

Job no: 0057663
Location: Hospital Based
Role type:
Part time; Fixed-term
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Department of Medical Education – Northern Health
Salary: Level B – $110,236 - $130,900 p.a. (pro-rata for part-time) 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 will support the coordination, teaching, assessment, timetabling and curriculum development of procedural skills at the Northern Clinical School. The Teaching Specialist will be required to work closely with all teaching staff, clinical partners and students in furthering the goals and objective of the Melbourne Medical School. This will be achieved through the provision of high-quality service and coordination as outlined in the position description.

Responsibilities include:

About You
You will possess highly developed interpersonal skills with excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to maintain confidentiality. You will bring your excellent organisational skills with the ability to engage students and work effectively with staff members, as a member of a team. Your commitment to and experience in medical education, curriculum development and delivery and assessment in a clinical setting will be a valuable asset to this position.

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:

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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.

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