Lecturer, Population and Public Health

Perth, Australia
21 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
13 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

School of Population and Global Health

  • Level B, full-time appointment on a three year fixed term basis
  • Salary range: $97,310 to $115,350 plus 17% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

About the School

At The University of Western Australia, the School of Population and Global Health is a leading research, teaching and service organisation whose work influences health policies and practices. With a commitment to achieving excellence in teaching and research training, our courses are flexible and industry relevant, giving students the knowledge and skills to address pressing and emerging health issues.

The School is guided by an Advisory Board that includes high profile and influential members from both government and non-government organisations and provides high level external review and advice on the relevance and direction of major teaching, research, research translation and community engagement programs for the School.

About the opportunity

Reporting to the Head of School of Population & Global Health, Professor Colleen Fisher, you will provide unit co-ordination, academic teaching, administration, research student supervision and undertake high-level public health research.

About You

You will must be motivated to teach, contribute to the academic environment of the School of Population & Global Health generally and develop a strong research portfolio. You will hold a PhD in public health or a related discipline and have a strong research track record.

You will have experience supervising research students publishing high quality scholarly research papers and have a willingness to seek funding in public health or related areas. You will also demonstrate experience with using innovative teaching methods specifically to teach public health and related areas at the undergraduate, postgraduate and/or professional levels. Experience in teaching qualitative research methods, health economics, health policy or health administration will be well regarded.

Closing date: Wednesday, 13 December 2018

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Full details of the position’s responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the Position Description and applicants should clearly demonstrate they meet the selection criteria. 

  • UWA has been awarded Top Ten Employer for LGBTI – inclusion of the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2016).
  • The University is also a proud member of the Athena SWAN/SAGE Pilot for Gender Equity.