[visionlist] Senior Tutor/Lecturer, Optometry & Vision Sciences, University of Melbourne

Neville McBrien nmcbrien at mail.optometry.unimelb.edu.au
Sat Jan 29 00:05:25 GMT 2005

                                   Senior Tutor/Lecturer
                      Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences,
                                           The University of Melbourne, Australia

The Position: The Senior Tutor is responsible for the teaching duties of the Bachelor of Optometry, Bachelor of Science (Vision Science) and additional postgraduate courses. Your tasks will include lecturing, practical classes, preparation of high quality learning materials for students and participation in marking student assessments.

You will be required to coordinate practical based undergraduate teaching subjects and contribute to the delivery of taught postgraduate courses in several of the following areas: clinical ocular techniques, ocular disease, clinical teaching, ocular anatomy, physiological optics.  You may also participate in additional student activities such as Welcome Day and the University Open Day.

Holding a clinical qualification in Optometry, you will have experience teaching Optometry and vision sciences. Your excellent communication skills coupled with your ability to stimulate interest in students are also crucial to the role. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced clinician with an interest in teaching or an optometrist who has recently completed a higher degree.

The Benefits: Salary: $48,820 - $56,558 plus employer superannuation contributions of 17 percent.

Employment Type: This is a full-time fixed-term position available for one year (a fractional appointment of no less than 80% may also be considered). 

Contact:  A position description can be downloaded from the University website for positions vacant at  http://www.hr.unimelb.edu.au/pds/Y0011147.pdf  Further information can be obtained from  Professor Neville McBrien, Head of Department, Tel: +61 3 8344 7001 or email: n.mcbrien at optometry.unimelb.edu.au  

Applications To: Vice-Principal (Human Resources), The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010; or email hr-applications at unimelb.edu.au or fax +61 3 8344 6080 by 14 February 2005. Applicants must address the selection criteria and provide a detailed curriculum vitae by the closing date. Please quote the position number Y0011147 and include the names, phone, facsimile numbers and email addresses of three referees in your application.

The University of Melbourne is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Neville A. McBrien
Professor and Head of Department
Department of Optometry & Vision Sciences
The University of Melbourne
Cnr. Keppel & Cardigan Streets
Carlton, Victoria, 3053
Ph:   +61 3 8344 7001
Fax: + 61 3 9349 7474
Email: n.mcbrien at optometry.unimelb.edu.au

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