The role will be part of a professional and dynamic team supporting the roll out of the Master of Cancer Sciences program. Join the team and help to shape Australia's first cancer specific, multidisciplinary, flexible, wholly online program; and one of only two such programs in the world.
The role will involve familiarisation around content, announcements, online invigilation of the student discussion fora, consultation and monitoring of student engagement, preparation, set up and delivery of webinars, assessment grading and evaluation and quality improvement activities.
This will be a casual position, on an as required basis, with an estimated workload of 5-7 hours per week for 13 weeks during the Term 3 teaching period. The available dates that the tutor is required are Monday 8 July to Friday 4 October 2019. The individual will need to be available for all four tutorials scheduled on: Wednesday 24 July at 7-8pm; Wednesday 7 August at 7-8pm; Wednesday 21 August at 7-8pm and Wednesday 4 September at 7-8pm.
About the subject – Cancer in Society
Students will gain a holistic understanding of the cancer burden in modern society by exploring the social, political and financial considerations of cancer care. In this subject, students will learn about the attitudes, behaviours and risk factors that influence cancer incidence, morbidity and mortality. Students will also examine the influence of the commercial sector, law and public policy and how these factors are reflected in international cancer epidemiology
About the course – Master of Cancer Sciences
The Master of Cancer Sciences is a comprehensive, in-depth course of study into the oncological sciences. This innovative program will equip students with the cutting-edge, evidence-based specialist knowledge required to be at the forefront of the rapidly evolving fields of clinical care and cancer research. Students will also complete a research project in an emerging field of cancer research. Completion of the Masters will enable students to pursue higher research degree pathways, should they choose to do so.
Equity and inclusion
The VCCC values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment, free from all forms of unlawful discrimination, harassment, bullying, vilification and victimisation.
How to apply
Download a copy of the position description.
Applications to be sent to Sathana Dushyanthen, VCCC Lead of Graduate Programs by Sunday 30 June midnight addressing all essential selection criteria and appending your CV.
For further information
Associate Professor Brigid Lynch