Professor or Associate Professor of Health Promotion

Wellington, New Zealand
17 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Health, Te Kura Tātai Hauora
Wellington, New Zealand

The Faculty of Health was established in 2017 to support Victoria University's vision of 'Improving Health and Wellbeing in our Communities'. The new Bachelor of Health launched in 2018, with major subjects in Population Health, Policy and Service Delivery, Health Psychology, Health Informatics, Health Software Development and Health Promotion. The new Master of Health launches in 2019, and includes a subject in Health Promotion.

This inaugural appointment provides a unique opportunity within the School of Health to provide strategic leadership in the development and delivery of health promotion in the new health and wellbeing programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The appointee will contribute to Victoria's engagement with stakeholders, especially with government, and government related agencies including the Health Promotion Agency, health promoting agencies, District Health Boards and other partners relevant to our capital city location.

The ideal candidate for this position is a world-class researcher who wishes to make a real difference, to create a high-achieving research group and to create innovative and attractive supporting degree programmes in collaboration with other researchers at Victoria and elsewhere.

If you have any queries or require further information please contact Carolyn Merryweather,

Applications close Tuesday, 16 October 2018.

Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

For more information and to apply online visit

Reference 2360.