Associate Professor/Professor in General Practice

Job title: Associate Professor/Professor in General Practice

Company: The University of Melbourne

Job description: Role type: Continuing; Full-time / Part-time (0.4 to 1.0FTE) depending on clinical commitments
Faculty: Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Department of General Practice and Primary Care
Salary: Level D ($175,858-$193,740) or Level E ($226,517) + clinical loading + 17% super – pro-rata for part timeOpportunityThis is an important leadership position with the Department of General Practice and Primary Care, within the internationally renowned Melbourne Medical School. The role will serve as a key member of the Department Executive and will bring eminence in an area of General Practice research, aligned to the research priorities of the department.You will have the opportunity to make independent and original contributions to the advancement of knowledge through interdisciplinary collaboration and will provide academic leadership in the discipline. You will take a leading role in the continuous development and delivery of teaching as well as make significant and innovative contributions in research.Through your high-level research performance, national reputation, and well-developed collaborations with partners, you will cultivate a culture of excellence in education and educational innovation.About YouYou will be an established academic with national, and emerging international, standing demonstrated through outstanding scholarship, publication and grant track record. You will demonstrate excellent and sustained performance and achievement in General Practice research, teaching and learning and academic leadership. You will possess;

  • A PhD in Primary Care or General Practice
  • Previous experience in designing and conducting health services and clinical research in the Australian General Practice setting
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with an ability to work collaboratively
  • Ability to mentor and guide junior research staff in their academic trajectory
  • Full list of the key search criteria can be found in the attached position description

This position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.About UsUniversity of Melbourne, Department of General Practice and Primary CareThe 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.Melbourne Medical SchoolEstablished in 1862, (MMS) in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at The University of Melbourne is the oldest medical school in Australia. It is internationally renowned for global leadership in teaching and training, health research, policy and practice. MMS is ranked 14th in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 for clinical, pre-clinical and health), has strong academic partnerships and ground-breaking collaborative research programs with leading public and private hospitals, as well as leading medical research institutes and centres in Australia and internationally.Employee BenefitsWe offer generous employee benefits to help maximise your work life. These include flexible and family friendly working conditions, salary packaging, internal School and Faculty grant schemes including a dedicated scheme for women and generous leave provisions. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a culturally rich and values-based environment.To find out more, go to to applyYour application submitted should include a cover letter, CV and document with responses against the selection criteria found in the Candidate Information Pack for the role.Candidate Information Pack:Advertised: 28 May 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard TimeApplications close: 07 Jul 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

Expected salary: $175858 – 193740 per year

Location: Parkville, VIC

Job date: Wed, 29 May 2024 03:50:56 GMT

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