First listed on: 17 December 2018

Associate Professor/Professor and Director: Rural Health Gippsland

Associate Professor/Professor and Director: Rural Health Gippsland

Job No.: 586044

Location: Monash Rural Health Gippsland, based at one of these sites – Bairnsdale, Sale, Leongatha, Traralgon or Warragul

Employment Type: Full-time 

Duration: 3 year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: A competitive remuneration package will be negotiable. Relocation travel, removal allowance and salary packaging are available

  • Enjoy the freedom to discover something new
  • Be surrounded by extraordinary ideas – and the people who discover them
  • Take your research further with state-of-the-art infrastructure

Monash is full of thinkers and doers who are looking for their next challenge. So, if you’ve forged a rewarding career so far, this role provides the perfect platform to join us. You’ll have access to quality research facilities, infrastructure and teaching spaces to do exciting work, along with opportunities to collaborate internationally. You’ll be part of a university that’s made up of inspirational, challenging thinkers and doers – and continue doing work that makes a lasting impact. Discover more at

The Opportunity

A prestigious opportunity exists for a Professor/Associate Professor as Director, Monash Rural Health (MRH) Gippsland to provide academic and clinical leadership to enhance our education and research programs.

Monash Rural Health (MRH) carries a mandate to improve the health status of regional, rural and remote communities in Australia, and more specifically in Victoria. We are committed to a sustainable rural health workforce and are achieving these outcomes through the development and implementation of medical and health profession education programs in underserved regional and rural communities, and by undertaking targeted research programs that address priority health problems in rural populations.

A record of outstanding achievement in your profession through medical teaching and research will enable you to provide leadership in the coordination and implementation of the Monash MD curriculum in Gippsland. As a member of the MRH Executive you play a key role in the strategic direction of the school.

You will have a high-level of involvement in academic activities and strategic alliances, providing strong leadership in professional scholarship and/or practice and in engagement with external stakeholders and professional bodies.

Monash offers a range of professional development programs, support for research, generous parental leave and flexible work arrangements. Flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Appointment will be made at Level D or Level E depending on the successful applicant's qualifications and experience. 

If you believe you fit this profile, we look forward to receiving your application.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to How to apply for a senior academic position.

Possession of a valid Victorian driver's license and current satisfactory Working With children Check is required.


Confidential enquiries regarding the position may be made to Professor Robyn Langham,, +61 3 9905 5900.

Position Description

Associate Professor, Director Rural Health Gippsland

Professor, Director Rural Health Gippsland

Closing Date

Wednesday 16 January 2019, 11:55 pm AEDT

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