Senior Lecturer in Health Economics

Sydney, Australia
14 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Organisation

UNSW Medicine is a national leader in learning, teaching and research, with close affiliations to a number of Australia’s finest hospitals, research institutes and health care organisations. With a strong presence at UNSW Kensington campus, the faculty have staff and students in teaching hospitals in Sydney as well as regional and rural areas of NSW including Albury/Wodonga, Wagga Wagga, Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie.

The School of Public Health and Community Medicine (SPHCM) is internationally recognised as a leader in Public Health and Health Services Research with particular research strengths in Adolescent Health, Healthy Ageing, Health Services Management, Infection and Immunity, Global Health, Indigenous Health and Primary Health Care. The School has a core focus to investigate and provide new knowledge to help inform policy, governance, organisation, work and leadership in the health sector through cross disciplinary research with both academia and industry. The School also has strong associations with research centres and institutes throughout UNSW Medicine.

About the role

  • Full time, Fixed Term 3-Year position
  • Academic Level C: $127, 663 - $146, 465 (plus 17% superannuation and leave loading)

The Senior Lecturer will contribute to teaching in the subject area of health services management and leadership including clinical governance, as well as other areas of postgraduate and undergraduate teaching.

The Senior Lecturer will be an independent researcher who will actively advance their research profile with publications in peer reviewed journals, make applications for competitive funding, undertake higher degree student supervision and contribute to academic administrative functions in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine.

Please refer to the attached job description for a detailed list of responsibilities.

About the successful applicant

You will have a PhD degree in Health Management, Health Economics/Financing, or Health Services Research. You will also have demonstrated experience in the delivery of high-quality undergraduate/postgraduate teaching and curriculum development, including in tertiary Health Management, Health Economics/Financing, or Health Services courses. A significant track record in peer-reviewed publications, grant success and successful completion of higher degree research students. You will have exemplary communication, organisation and presentation skills and work successfully in a goal-directed manner both independently and collaboratively.

You should systematically address the selection criteria from the position description in your application.

Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.


A/Professor Anthony Newall: Health Economics at The School of Public Health and Community Medicine


Applications close: 11 pm 28th February 2019

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