Lecturer, Rural First Nations Health

University of Melbourne
November 20, 2023
Offerd Salary:$80,258 - $108,906
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Contract Type:Fixed-term until Dec
Working Time:Full time
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Lecturer, Rural First Nations Health

Job no: 0050919 Location: Shepparton Role type: Full-time; Fixed-term until December 2024 Faculty: Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Department/School: Department of Rural Health, Melbourne Medical School Salary: Level A or B – Level A $ $80,258 - $108,906 p.a. or Level B $114,645 - $136,136 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Empower students, engage communities, and research First Nations health.
  • Contribute to rural health outcomes while promoting inclusivity.
  • 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 This is an exceptional opportunity for a dedicated academic to make a meaningful impact in the field of Aboriginal Health. As a part of the Department of Rural Health, you will have the chance to inspire and educate the next generation of healthcare professionals, engage in vital First Nations research, and collaborate closely with local communities and organisations. This role offers a unique platform to contribute to the betterment of rural and First Nations health while fostering a culture of inclusivity and empowerment within the Goulburn Valley communities.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Contribute to lecturing, marking, facilitating tutorials and providing student support in the Specialist Certificate in Empowering Health in Aboriginal Communities.
  • Contribute to teaching and student support in the Graduate Certificate in Health in Rural Aboriginal Communities.
  • Support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students at the Department of Rural Health who are undertaking a PhD, MPH, MD or other university courses in nursing or allied health.
  • Who We Are Looking For You have the capacity to work independently and collaboratively, delivering high-quality results while demonstrating strong interpersonal, organisational, and leadership skills.

    You will also have:

  • Experience working with and in First Nations communities, including capacity building, community building and ensuring outcomes for all stakeholders.
  • A deep understanding of and commitment to First Nations ways of knowing, being and doing.
  • Postgraduate qualification or equivalent professional qualification.
  • 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 Rural Health The Department of Rural Health, part of the prestigious Melbourne Medical School at the University of Melbourne, is making a significant impact on rural healthcare. With locations in Shepparton, Ballarat, Bendigo, and Wangaratta, as well as associations with over 40 rural towns in Victoria, we are dedicated to providing professional health education and research training in a rural context. Our mission is to increase the rural health workforce, and we achieve this through strong partnerships with the local community and healthcare providers, ensuring our programs remain relevant and connected.

    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 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 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.

    For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https: // about.unimelb.edu.au/reconciliation/murmuk-djerring

    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
  • Please note that you are not required to respond to the selection criteria in the Position Description.

    ^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to https:// about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

    If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Tara 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: 23 Oct 2023 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: 20 Nov 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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