Paediatric Clinical Teaching Fellow

University of Melbourne


September 27, 2022


Paediatric Clinical Teaching Fellow

Job no: 0031008 Location: Parkville Role type: Part-time 0.1 FTE; Fixed-term 23rd January 2023 until 17th November 2023 - Multiple Positions Faculty: Medicine, Dentistry, and Health Sciences Department/School: Department of Paediatrics, Melbourne Medical School Salary: Level A – $77,171 - 104,717 p.a. (pro rata) plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About the Department of Paediatrics www.

The Department of Paediatrics is the flagship representative of the University's partnership with the Royal Children's Hospital. The Department has responsibility for the Child & Adolescent Health component of the Doctor of Medicine course of the School.

The Department delivers a range of teaching across the clinical, biological and health sciences and within the MD program and is responsible for the teaching of child and adolescent health, paediatric surgery, and other specialties in relationship to children, adolescents and their families, including mental health.

About the Role 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 Co-ordinators, who are also based at RCH. The Paediatric Clinical Teaching Fellow will be responsible for delivering 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 actively participate in the curriculum development and design of the CAH program and to contribute to the overall academic objectives of the Department of Paediatrics and the Melbourne Medical School within the delivery of the medical program.

Responsibilities include:

  • Delivering teaching sessions such as clinical skills coaching at the bedside
  • Mentoring medical students within their general teaching activities
  • Contributing to the preparation and marking of written paper examinations
  • Examining for the Objectively Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCE) and Standardized Case base discussion held at the end of Semesters 1 and 2.
  • About You You will be a teaching fellow with experience in a clinical paediatrics practice environment. You will possess highly developed interpersonal skills, with the capacity to interact positively and communicate effectively and in a timely manner with clinical and academic colleagues, support staff, and students.

    You will also have:

  • Medical registration in Australia (or eligible for medical registration in Australia)
  • Advanced trainee of postgraduate training (FRACP or equivalent) in an appropriate specialty
  • Ability to work as a part of a team to achieve excellent educational outcomes for students
  • To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

    About the University The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

    Benefits of Working with Us In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families
  • To find out more, visit https: //

    Be Yourself We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

    Join Us!

    If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description) for the role.

    ^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to https://

    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 us at

    We are currently prioritising applications with current valid working rights in Australia and candidates who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this role. You must have current valid working rights in Australia.

    Advertised: 13 Sep 2022 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Applications close: 27 Sep 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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