Paediatric Clinical Teaching Fellow

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Sep 8, 2023

Job Description:

Job no: 0031008
Location: Hospital based, Parkville
Role type:
Part-time (0.1 FTE); Fixed-term from January 2024 to November 2024
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Department of Paediatrics Royal Children’s Hospital
Level A – $80,258 – $108,906 p.a. plus 17% super

About the Role
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Melbourne Medical School as a Paediatric Clinical Teaching Fellow. The Paediatric Clinical Teaching Fellow program at the Royal Children's Hospital is offered as a development opportunity within the RCH Foundation-funded Framework for Educational Excellence. The positions appointed within the University's Department of Paediatrics provide an excellent training opportunity for interested paediatric trainees, allowing them to develop and further enhance their skills as medical educators within the academic structure provided by the University.

In 2024 the CAH program will run from January to November. This position is based at the Royal Childrens Hospital in Parkville. The course is also taught at Sunshine, Northern, Austin, Ballarat hospitals and the Rural Clinical School.

Your responsibilities will include:

Who We Are Looking For
To be successful in this role you will have excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact positively and effectively with a wide range of stakeholders. Additionally you enjoy working collaboratively in a dynamic team to achieve excellent educational outcomes for students.

You will also have:

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 Paediatrics

The Department of Paediatrics is the flagship representative of the University's partnership with the Royal Children's Hospital and is co-located with the hospital in Flemington Road, Parkville. The Department of Paediatrics is a large department within the School of Medicine. The Department has responsibility for the Child & Adolescent Health component of the Doctor of Medicine course of the School.

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
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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
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Join Us!
If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

^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 Katie Robertson 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.