• The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Sep 14, 2021

Job Description:

(Multiple positions available)

The University of Melbourne is committed to excellence in tertiary education. As Australia’s leading biomedical Faculty and with a 150-year legacy, the Melbourne Medical School places a high priority on excellence in the areas of teaching, clinical teaching and mentoring, educational innovation, support for teaching service to students and we deeply value the contribution of the clinicians who help our students to become some of the best practitioners in the world.

There is growing recognition of the importance of having trained medical educators who are able to teach, mentor and provide leadership within the field of medicine. The positions, appointed within the University’s Department of Paediatrics, provide an excellent training opportunity for interested paediatricians or paediatric trainees, allowing them to develop and further enhance their skills as medical educators within the academic structure provided by the University.

The Paediatric Clinical Teaching Fellow will be based at the Royal Children's Hospital (RCH), working under the guidance of, and reporting to, the University's Child and Adolescent Health Program Coordinators, who are also based at RCH. The Paediatric Clinical Teaching Fellow will be responsible for the delivery of high-quality clinical teaching and learning opportunities in the Child and Adolescent Health (CAH) program within the University's medical course. The Paediatric Clinical Teaching Fellow will also be offered opportunities to participate in the curriculum development and design of the CAH program and to generally contribute to the overall academic objectives of the Department of Paediatrics and the Melbourne Medical School within the delivery of the medical program.

In 2021 the CAH program will run from January to November. Teaching sites include the Royal Children’s Hospital, Sunshine Hospital, Northern Hospital, Austin Hospital, Ballarat Hospital and hospitals affiliated with the Rural Clinical School (based in Shepparton). The Paediatric Teaching Fellows are based at the Royal Children’s Hospital.

The Paediatric Clinical Teaching Fellow will be offered the opportunity to participate in a range of academic development activities and is expected to participate in professional development programs designed to promote excellence in clinical teaching.

About you

Commitment for further enhancement of professional and teaching skills.

Special Requirements