Lecturer, Public Health, School of Health Sciences

Sydney, Australia
Academic Level B - $131,136 to $154,738 p.a.
02 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
20 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

About Western Sydney University

Working at Western Sydney University means you will be part of an organisation that is ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide and top of the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings.

We understand the key to your success is unlocking your true potential – just as we do with our students. Our 3,500 staff members work together to enable a dynamic, inclusive and innovative culture that is distinctly research-driven and student-centred.

The University is deeply embedded in the community and the region we serve, which is Australia’s fastest growing economy and one of the most culturally diverse areas in Australia. Our 11 campuses include a hybrid network of technology-infused vertical CBD campuses and more traditional campuses across Western Sydney.

We take pride in challenging the traditional notion of what a university ‘should’ be and are dedicated to ensuring our 49,500 students enjoy the best and most dynamic learning experience possible. From our forward-focused reworking of our teaching methodologies to connecting our learning hubs with industry, we are equipping our students with real-world learning experiences and future employment.

With more than 200,000 highly respected alumni we are ranked the highest university in NSW for graduate employer satisfaction. Join us as we shape the future of Western Sydney.

About the School

The School of Health Sciences is educating tomorrows graduates in an environment that is contemporary, challenging, and adaptive to a rapidly evolving world. Our teaching programs are intrinsically interdisciplinary, and cover a broad range of professional and other disciplines in the clinical and non-clinical health sciences, and in sport-related disciplines. These areas are underpinned by a strong focus on research and research led teaching, and involves partnerships with a range of external organisations. Our programs include undergraduate degrees, Honours degrees, coursework Masters programs, and higher degree research programs (Masters and PhD).

The School of Health Sciences leads research to advance fundamental knowledge, enhance professional practice, and to contribute to the broader development of our region, Australia, and internationally in the areas of health, sport, and exercise sciences.

About You and the Role

We are seeking a forward thinking, dynamic, and innovative scholar to take on a role at the level of Lecturer (Level B) and contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the area of Public Health (including the Master of Public Health).

You will use your expertise and experience in one or a combination of the following areas, with an ability to teach into general areas of Public Health and Population Health:

  • Public Health practice
  • Health policy and planning
  • Digital health

You will be involved in a range of academic activities including the coordination and teaching of subjects in the undergraduate and postgraduate Public Health programs and undertake research and supervisory responsibilities, including the supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate (Masters and PhD) students in your area of expertise.

This is a full-time, ongoing position based at the Campbelltown campus, however multi-campus activities requiring travel between campuses and clinical sites may be required.

Remuneration Package:

Academic Level B - $131,136 to $154,738 p.a., (comprising Salary of $110,811 to $130,846 p.a., plus 17% Superannuation and Leave Loading).

Benefits and Perks

  • 17% superannuation contributions
  • Inclusive culture
  • Access to employee benefits including salary packaging options and a variety of savings and discounts on a range of goods and services

For further information on this position, please refer to the Candidate Brief 

Position Enquiries: Professor Gregory Kolt, Dean, School of Health Sciences, email g.kolt@westernsydney.edu.au or 02 4620 3747

Recruitment Enquiries: The Recruitment Team can be contacted 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday via email recruitmentpartnerships@westernsydney.edu.au

Closing Date: 8:30 pm AEDT, Monday 20 February 2023

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. You must have full, unrestricted working rights in Australia at the time of application.