Associate Lecturer, Bachelor of International Public Health

Sydney, Australia
29 May 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Jun 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 2 Year position
  • Academic Level A: $75,069 - $100, 090 (plus 17% superannuation and leave loading)

The Associate Lecturer will contribute to curriculum development and teaching in the Bachelor of International Public Health (BIPH), as well as other areas of postgraduate and undergraduate teaching. The Associate Lecturer will be an early-career researcher and will be expected to actively advance their research profile through publications in peer reviewed journals, applications for competitive funding, higher degree student supervision and contributions to academic administrative functions in the SPHCM.

Please refer to the attached job description for a detailed list of responsibilities. Download File Associate Lecturer - BIPH

About the successful applicant

You will have a PhD in Public Health or related discipline with a demonstrated experience in curriculum development, and teaching in Public Health courses at tertiary level. Ideally you will also have familiarity with teaching in an online environment and supporting students to learn collaboratively in this context.  You will have an emerging track record in peer-reviewed publications and some grant success along with strong communication, organisation and presentation skills. In addition, you will have the ability to work independently in a goal-directed manner as well as collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.

The successful applicant will have public health teaching and/or research strength in one or more of the following areas:

  • Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics
  • Indigenous Health
  • Environmental Health
  • Policy and Programs
  • Public Health Ethics

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


Dr Lois Meyer - School of Public Health and Community Medicine


Applications close: 11pm June 30th 2019

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait candidates are encouraged to apply

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