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MDAP in search of a new Director!

Professor Andrew Turpin is moving on to westerly pastures, as Chair of Ophthalmic Data, Lions Eye Institute. This means MDAP is seeking a new Director.

About the role

Location: Parkville
Role type: Part-time (0.4 – 0.5 FTE negotiable); Fixed-term (secondment opportunity) until December 2023 with possibility for extension
Salary: As per current Level D or E Academic Specialist salary (pro rata) plus 17% super

The Director of MDAP provides academic leadership of the team, ensuring high quality and appropriate research is undertaken, the academic career path for MDAP staff is enhanced, and that MDAP maintains a high profile nationally and internationally as an employee of choice. The director also oversees operations of the platform, directly supervising the Platform Manager and senior academic staff.

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Applications close 15 June 2022 11.55pm AEST

Be yourself

We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to MDAP. We want to continue building a workplace that reflects and supports the community we work with. First Nations peoples, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, women, people of all ages, with disabilities or culturally diverse backgrounds, and people from all disciplines at UoM are encouraged to apply.

If you’d like to have a chat about the role get in touch with Andrew Turpin at

Note: This position is a professional development opportunity for UoM staff. Current Continuing, Fixed-Term, and Casual staff are all eligible to apply.