Professor in Public Health

Adelaide, Australia
17 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
14 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level E
Salary Range: $184,389 pa
Employment Type: Continuing, Full-time
Position Reports to: Dean, People and Resources
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Closing Date: Friday, 14 August 2020 at 11:00 am

Position Summary:

Flinders University is a dynamic, progressive Australian institution with a reputation for excellence in research and teaching. The College of Medicine and Public Health aims to equip the next generation of leaders and innovators with the skill, commitment and vision to protect vulnerable communities and advance health outcomes. Our fundamental vision is to improve the health of our communities through the transformative power of research, education and healthcare.

The College is now seeking a Professor for Public Health. The position will provide academic leadership as the Discipline Group Lead, for the Public Health in research, teaching and community engagement to advance the discipline and its reputation as a centre of excellence, nationally and internationally.

Reporting to the Dean (People and Resources), the Professor in Public Health will work in close collaboration with the Director of the Flinders Health and Medical Research Institute (FHMRI) and the Dean (Education), This position will foster opportunities for Public Health to contribute to impactful research and education..

The successful candidate will bring demonstrated experience of inclusive leadership in Public Health, with the ability to create a positive people-supportive culture that fosters excellence in research, and teaching and learning. The appointee will have a personal track record of research in a Public Health field. Evidence of mentoring and supervising early to mid-career researchers is essential. Candidates should have the ability to foster and build opportunities for external engagement and strategic partnerships, including with industry, government and other external organisations.

For further information and initial enquiries, please contact Mazin Almaimani in the Sydney office of the executive search firm Perrett Laver at or on +61 2 8354 4020. Further information is also available here.

Please note: Pursuant to Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA) this position has been deemed prescribed. It is an inherent requirement of the position that the successful candidate maintains a current Working With Children Check which is satisfactory to the University.

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

Information For Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position description. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or people from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent to apply.