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Job no: 0045086
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Hospital based

Department of Paediatrics
Melbourne Medical School
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences

Salary: $187,654 p.a. plus clinical loading and 17% superannuation

The Department of Paediatrics, a large department within the Melbourne Medical School is the flagship representative of the University partnership with the Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) and the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) at the Melbourne Children’s Campus. It is co-located with RCH and MCRI in Flemington Road, Parkville.

The Department plays a pivotal role in the life of the Melbourne Children’s Campus.  Working with its partner RCH and MCRI, members of the University’s Department of Paediatrics’ make major contributions to realising the campus vision to be a world class centre for integrated research, teaching and clinical care that will improve child and adolescent health in local and global communities. Our staff shape local and international child and youth practice and policy.

The Professor of Emergency Medicine is a new position that will provide academic leadership in clinical care research, teaching and engagement in their field, and contribute to academic life and administration in the department, and, more broadly across the University. The Professorial will have a major leadership role within the emergency medicine department and must fulfil the requirements to be appointed to the medical staff of the Royal Children’s Hospital.

The successful candidate will be a senior paediatric emergency physician who is an internationally recognised leader in paediatric emergency medicine multi-centre research, and research training. It is envisaged that the successful candidate will hold a leadership role at the MCRI from where they will lead their research program and support the development of clinician researchers in their field.

Contact:  Further information is available on the internet:

Academic enquiries to: Professor Cheryl Jones, Stevenson Chair of Paediatrics and Head of the Department tel +61 3 9345 5161, email

Close date: 4 Mar 2018      

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