First listed on: 11 April 2017

Faculty of Health and Medicine

School of Medicine and Public Health

Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor of Public Health


About UON

Built on the principles of equity, excellence and engagement, the University of Newcastle (UON) has a reputation as a world-class institution making an impact within our regions, throughout Australia and across the globe. This is an exciting time to be part of the University of Newcastle as we embark on our NeW Futures Strategic Plan 2016-2025. We are building on strong foundations to realise our 2025 vision to stand as a global leader, distinguished by a commitment to equity and excellence, creating a better future for our regions through innovation and impact. Being part of a university on the move gives our people the opportunity to really make a mark in their chosen field.

About the opportunity

The School of Medicine & Public Health has an international reputation for excellence and innovation in teaching and learning in postgraduate and undergraduate programs, as well as comprising world-leading researchers. The School's leading Joint Medical Program (JMP) is run in partnership with the University of New England, Hunter New England Local Health District and Central Coast Local Health District (CCLHD). The JMP offers the opportunity to practise in urban, regional, rural and remote Australia through participating in a program of international standing and is an Australian first.

We are seeking an outstanding academic to the position of Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor of Public Health to provide leadership in teaching and research in Public Health disciplines. The appointee will join the School's multidisciplinary teaching and research teams and will be based in the state of the art Hunter Medical Research Institute Building on the John Hunter Hospital Campus. 

The successful candidate will also provide leadership in global health initiatives and have a principal role in the recruitment, supervision and evaluation of higher degree research students.

This position is offered on a full-time, continuing basis.

Skills and experience

To be successful in this position, you will have:

  • A postgraduate degree (PhD) in Public Health or related areas;
  • A track record of collaborative, health-related research, demonstrated through research grants, peer-reviewed publications and HDR supervision;
  • Evidence of experience, excellence and innovation in undergraduate and/or postgraduate teaching and course development, including course coordination and curriculum design;
  • Demonstrated experience in distance learning education;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

For the full selection criteria for both the Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor levels, please access the position description by clicking the 'Apply Now' button below.

Position reference: 3309

Please note: In accordance with the University's Staff Selection Guidelines, your application will be assessed on the selection criteria found at the link below. It is essential that you address each of the criteria to enable the selection committee to properly assess your application and suitability for interview.

Senior Lecturer (Level C) - $116,805 to $134,686 per annum plus 17% superannuation.

Associate Professor (Level D) - $140,644 to $154,943 per annum plus 17% superannuation.

Applications close: Wednesday, 10 May 2017.

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