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  • Advert number: 348486-0
  • Posted Date: 16/01/14
  • Closing Date: 16/02/14

School of Medicine, Faculty of Health,
Deakin University

The School of Medicine is one of five Schools within the Faculty of Health at Deakin University and is Victoria’s first rural and regional medical school. The Faculty offers a wide range of courses, including 19 externally accredited programs in health disciplines. More than 1,500 health professionals graduate each year and there are more than 550 external agency agreements to support clinical teaching.

The Faculty of Health at Deakin University has a broad, multidisciplinary research profile through its Schools and six Strategic Research Centres, which collaborate extensively with internal and external partners.

The School of Medicine is seeking to appoint two qualified, exceptional individuals into the below positions:

       •    Head of School, School of Medicine (Reference: 140004)

The Head of School will lead the planning, development and delivery of the teaching, research and associated academic activities of the School of Medicine and be responsible for promoting its distinctive contribution to education, service and research. He or she will ensure effective leadership and management of all operational aspects of the School on the University’s campuses and through a number of health service and research partnerships.

       •    St John of God and Barwon Health Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery (Reference 140003)

The Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery will provide outstanding academic, clinical and research leadership within the School of Medicine in the discipline of orthopaedics. The successful applicant will lead orthopaedic research in the University and its partner health services. He or she will undertake a clinical role at St John of God Hospital, Geelong and Barwon Health, and will contribute to School, Faculty and health service teaching, and program development in orthopaedics.

Both positions are located at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus and are fixed term with the possibility of further terms.

For a full position description and to apply, please visit the Careers at Deakin website at:

Applications close on: Sunday, 16th February 2014.