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Professor and Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:18 days ago
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  • Job no: 30584
  • Categories: Senior Medical, Full Time Specialist

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.

Monash University is an energetic and dynamic university committed to quality education, outstanding research and international engagement. A member of Australia’s Group of Eight research intensive universities, it seeks to improve the human condition and is committed to a sustainable future.

The Alfred Cardiothoracic Surgery service provides a broad range of highly specialised procedures including cardiac and pulmonary transplantation, mechanical circulatory support and pulmonary endarterectomy. The Service is a leader in transplantation and performs over 700 cardiac cases annually and a significant thoracic workload providing services to both metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria.

Applications are invited for the Professor and Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery. This is a joint appointment with Alfred Health and Monash University.

The Professor and Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery will be responsible for clinical and research leadership. The appointee will oversee excellent clinical care, whilst supporting Alfred Health's teaching, research and clinical governance programs. As the Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Monash University the appointee will serve on the Executive of the Central Clinical School, Department of Surgery. Subject to the person’s field of research and credentials, the appointee would be expected to develop and maintain a research program that is integrated within the Advanced Health Research & Translation Centre.

Applicants must be legally qualified practitioners, registered or registrable with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Demonstrable relevant knowledge and experience in Cardiothoracic Surgery is required as well as meeting Alfred Health requirements for credentialing and scope of practice in Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Enquiries: Ms Simone Alexander, Chief Operating Officer on +61 3 9076 2826 or email or Professor Wendy Brown, Professor of Surgery, Central Clinical School, Monash University on Phone: +61 3 9903 0625 or email:     

Applications close: Sunday, 25 October 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.


  • Published on 12 Oct 2020, 4:22 AM