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Van Cleef Roet Professor and Director of Neurology

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed 7 days ago
    Published on 7 May 2020

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  • Job no: 27670
  • Categories: Senior Medical, Full Time Specialist

Van Cleef Roet Professor of Neurology and Head, Department of Neuroscience, Monash University & Director of Neurology, Alfred Health

Alfred Health and Monash University seek applications from an outstanding academic clinical neurologist, with an internationally recognised research track record, for this prestigious conjoint appointment.

Alfred Health is a major provider of specialist services throughout the State of Victoria. It is one of Australia’s leading public health care providers, a teaching hospital and an academic partner of Monash University. There is strong involvement with medical research and training through collaborative relationships – as a member of Monash Partners Academic Health Science Centre and also through the onsite Alfred Research Alliance. Neurology has long been recognised as one of the major clinical and research strengths of Alfred Health and Monash University. In 2018, the Neurology Unit joined with the other medical neuroscience units, Stroke, Epilepsy and MSNI, and with the Neurosurgery Unit to form a new Clinical Program, Alfred Brain, as one of the flagship academic clinical programs of Alfred Health. In 2019 the Monash-Alfred Psychiatry Centre (MAPrc) joined as a 6th Unit of the Program.

The Monash University Department of Neuroscience in The Central Clinical School was established in 2017 as the first dedicated University academic department of neuroscience in Australia. It has grown to now have 24 research groups, over 200 staff and students (including 40 PhD students), $12.8M in research income in 2019 with an additional >$2.8 M in clinical trials income. The Department undertakes basic/fundamental and clinical neuroscience research and research training relevant to a broad range of neurological and related disciplines, including epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and other neuroinflammatory conditions, neuroophthalmology, headache and pain, neuroimaging, neuromuscular disorders, Parkinson’s Disease, dementing disorders, neurocognitive and neuropsychiatric disorders, brain tumours, stroke and traumatic brain injury/spinal cord injury.

Reporting to the Program Director Alfred Brain, the Director of Neurology will be responsible for clinical and research leadership and ongoing strategic development of the Neurology Unit at Alfred Health. The appointee will be a full professor of Monash University, Head of the Academic Department of Neuroscience, and will serve on the Executive of the Central Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences.

Applicants must be legally qualified practitioners, registered or registrable with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and hold Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. Demonstrable relevant knowledge, experience and qualification in Neurology, as well as meeting Alfred Health requirements for credentialing and scope of practice in Neurology.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Professor Terry O’Brien, Chair of Medicine and Head of Central Clinical School, Monash University and Program Director Alfred Brain on +61 3 9903 0855 or email:, or Professor Stephen Jane, Dean, Sub-Faculty of Translational Medicine and Public Health, Monash University, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, telephone: +61 3 9903 0640, email:

Applications close: Wednesday, 27th May 2020

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.


  • Closed 7 days ago - 27 May 2020
  • Published on 07 May 2020, 12:17 AM