Lecturer in Digital Health (Teaching Specialist) job with UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

Location: Parkville

Role type: Full-time (negotiable); Fixed-term until 31 December 2023

Faculty: Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Department/School: Centre for Digital Transformation of Health

Salary: Level B – $110,236 – $130,900 p.a. (pro rata for part-time) plus 17% super OR

            Level C – $135,032 – $155,698 p.a. (pro rata for part-time) 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 Centre for Digital Transformation of Health

The Centre for Digital Transformation of Health is a cross-disciplinary centre that sits in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, and the School of Computing and Information Systems.

The Centre aims to significantly grow the field of digital health research at the University of Melbourne through creating the right environment for the type of inter-disciplinary, collaborative research that correlates with research excellence and impact to flourish.

The Centre’s strategy is underpinned by connecting the strengths in health and medical research in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, to the strengths in informatics, computing and data science in the School of Computing and Information Systems and across the University to create a collaborative, inter-disciplinary ecosystem that supports translation to real-world research impact in the healthcare system.

About the Role

The Centre for Digital Transformation of Health is seeking a dynamic and innovative Lecturer in Digital Health to join the education and workforce development team. As a teaching specialist, you will be responsible for both building and teaching high-quality educational programs in the field of digital health.

We are seeking an individual with significant expertise in health informatics and digital health, as well as experience in education development. The successful candidate will be a skilled communicator and collaborator, with a passion for education and a commitment to excellence in teaching and learning.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead curriculum development and review for digital health award courses for clinical and health postgraduate students
  • Advise, mentor, and instruct students pursuing digital health postgraduate subjects and degrees administered by the Centre for Digital Transformation of Health
  • Conduct research and publish in academic journals and conferences on topics related to digital health education
  • Collaborate with educators in the School of Computing and Information Systems to maximise synergies in digital health teaching efforts

About You

You have demonstrated experience in teaching and curriculum development at the university level. You have experience working in or with the healthcare sector in the field of digital health and/or health informatics.

You will also have:

  • A PhD or other terminal degree in a relevant field, such as digital health, computer science, or health informatics
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with collaborators and other stakeholders

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://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits.

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 http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

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 [email protected].

Applications close: 16th March 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Position Description: 0058736 PD Lecturer in Digital Health (Teaching Specialist).pdf


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