Associate Professor, CREDO

University of Melbourne
July 24, 2024
Offerd Salary:$175,788 – $193,740
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Contract Type:Fixed-term for 36 mo
Working Time:Part time
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Associate Professor, CREDO

Job no: 0062942 Location: Heidelberg Role type: Part-time (0.5FTE) / Fixed-term for 36 months Faculty: Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Department/School: Department of Medicine Salary: Academic D– $175,788 – $193,740 p.a. (pro-rata) plus Clinical Loading $26,927 pa (pro rata) plus 17% super

  • Lead and innovate in clinical trials related to diabetes, obesity, endocrinology, and related fields at CREDO, while supervising postgraduate students and contributing to research excellence.
  • Be at the cutting edge of clinical research at a leading clinical trial unit.
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!
  • About the Role The Associate Professor at the Centre for Research and Education in Diabetes and Obesity (CREDO) at The University of Melbourne, Department of Medicine -Austin Health will take on a leadership role in conducting clinical trials related to diabetes, obesity, lipids, renal disease, endocrinology, cardiovascular outcome trials and associated conditions. The appointee, an active clinician-scientist, will contribute to research, postgraduate supervision, and research program management, while also pursuing grants and supporting the Australian Centre for Accelerating Diabetes Innovations (ACADI) initiatives. This part-time role offers opportunities for clinical engagement and collaboration with other research groups to advance evidence- based clinical care in diabetes.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Active engagement in service, leadership and coordination of supervision of CREDO and ACADI clinical trial activity, including supervision of PhD students, clinical trials coordinators and supervision of nursing and medical staff
  • Actively engage in recruitment of clinical trials participants
  • Lead and foster excellence in research and community engagement for improved capability across the Department, Faculty and University overall
  • Lead collaborative initiatives with community, industry and policy engagement of significant public value (for example, research translation)
  • Who We Are Looking For The ideal candidate holds a relevant research higher degree, has extensive experience in clinical trials, and a strong track record in research with an established publication profile. They possess excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a diverse work environment, and have experience supervising research students.

    You will also have:

  • A completed research higher degree such as PhD or DMedSci, in a field relevant to the appointment
  • A medical qualification recognisable in Australia, with Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and a completed specialist medical qualification.
  • Extensive experience in clinical trials including the ability at attract, design, manage and deliver all aspects of clinical trials
  • A strong track record in research with an established publication profile in a field relevant to the appointment
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

    This role requires that the successful candidate must undergo and maintain an up-to-date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

    Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

    Your New Team – Department of Medicine Step into the world of impactful medical education and pioneering research with the Department of Medicine at the prestigious Melbourne Medical School. As a vital hub within the University of Melbourne teaching hospitals, we are at the forefront of clinical, educational, and research endeavours. Our reach spans across renowned institutions like Royal Melbourne Hospital, St Vincent's Hospital, Austin Health, Western Health, and Northern Health, offering you a unique opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge clinical trials and innovative healthcare research.

    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 outour benefits page!

    About the University of Melbourne We're tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

    Be Yourself The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact the employee listed on the first page of the Position Description found below, with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

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

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)
  • ^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to https://

    If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Walid via email at [email protected], 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.

    Advertised: 26 Jun 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Applications close: 24 Jul 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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