Senior Research Fellow (2 x positions)

University of Melbourne


October 5, 2022


Senior Research Fellow (2 x positions)

Job no: 0056953 (2 positions available) Location: Hospital Based Role type: Part time 0.4FTE; Fixed-term for 3 years Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Department/School: Department of Medicine - St Vincent's Hospital Salary: Level C – $131,739 - $151,900 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 Medicine


The Department of Medicine is a large and diverse department in the Melbourne Medical School that undertakes research, postgraduate and undergraduate teaching within the University of Melbourne teaching hospitals. The Department of Medicine, St Vincent's Hospital is a large, research-active node of the Department. Research at the Department of Medicine, SVH encompasses basic, clinical, and applied research in a range of areas. The ultimate goal of our research is to improve the treatment of human disease. Driven by clinical questions, our work covers aspects of the basic mechanisms of biology and physiology, clinical and community-based epidemiology, and clinical trials for new therapies and devices. We have outstanding academic and professional staff, highly proficient in a diverse range of clinical, research, teaching and administrative skills.

About the Role The Research Fellow is designated for an academic clinician who provides academic leadership in the discipline of Medicine, within the University of Melbourne, Department of Medicine, St Vincent's Hospital. You will make significant and innovative contributions in the areas of academic leadership, research and teaching and will be expected to collaborate with other researchers within the Department of Medicine, and elsewhere within the University, nationally and internationally.

The fellowship is also suitable for a clinician returning from an overseas postdoctoral or clinical position and will only be offered once for each individual researcher with the aim that the researcher will go on to independent funding.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide guidance and actively contribute to improving the quality of medical education and training
  • Delivery of innovative educational programs
  • Make a significant contribution to the evaluation and renewal of curriculum design and innovation, including cross-disciplinary and translational approaches
  • Participant in research independently and as a member of a research team
  • About You You possess excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work individually and as part of a team and demonstrated high-level written and oral communication skills, including in academic and applied environments. You have demonstrated superior organisational skills, including personal time management (including meeting project timelines and balancing competing demands) and organising projects involving people (including research participants, research staff, partners and collaborators).

    You will also have:

  • PhD qualifications in operations research, operations management, decision science, business administration, systems engineering, or logistics
  • Demonstrated excellent skills of project management and coordination with industry partners
  • Demonstrated high-level information management skills, including the ability to collect and collate information succinctly, accurately and reliably
  • The ability to undertake some travel including visiting collaborating institutions
  • 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

    Advertised: 07 Sep 2022 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Applications close: 05 Oct 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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