Lecturer / Senior Lecturer, Global Health Program in the Sydney School of Public Health

Camperdown, Australia
$113,184 - $159, 867 per annum + 17% superannuation
07 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
18 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Three full time, continuing positions available
  • Opportunity to join the Global Health Program in the Sydney School of Public Health
  • Base Salary starting from $113,184 - $159, 867 per annum + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The Global Health Program in the Sydney School of Public Health is seeking to appoint three research-teaching academics at Level B (Lecturer) or Level C (Senior Lecturer). These are continuing 40% (teaching), 40% (research), and 20% (service) positions. The University of Sydney's Global Health Program is on the cutting edge of teaching, research, and action to advance global health equity. We seek scholars trained in public health or closely associated fields who are interested in growing their related program of research while teaching into the Masters of Global Health Program, and into other degree programs in the Faculty of Medicine and Health.

We are seeking to recruit three early to mid-career academics to strengthen the focus of our team in areas of critical concerns shaping the next two decades of global health. Across the three positions we are looking for academics who have strengths in one or more of these four substantive areas:

  • Climate induced risks to health
  • Indigenous health
  • Infectious diseases
  • Food systems

And who have a track record of teaching and integrating into their research either of the following approaches:

  • Applied/Field epidemiology
  • Political/Social science

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Contribute to outstanding teaching and learning in the Global Health Program
  • develop a competitively funded program of original research (either independently or supported as part of a team)
  • develop external facing research, policy and/or practice partnerships and engagement
  • contribute to engagement and service/administrative activities of the Global Health Program and the Sydney School of Public Health
  • contribute to and help shape the strategic goals of the Global Health Program and the Sydney School of Public Health.

About you:

  • A doctorate/PhD (or close to completion) in a relevant field or equivalent experience in a relevant field
  • demonstrated experience and success in designing and delivering global/public health curriculum; a track record of innovative pedagogy is desirable
  • a trajectory towards your own independent research /practice program evidenced by original, high-quality, impactful, and independent global health research and/or practice, a track record of external funding success is an advantage
  • demonstrated capacity to communicate effectively across a range of forums and to work collegially, collaboratively, and inclusively with fellow scholars and professional staff
  • a developing network of relationships with key academic and professional institutions, partners, and stakeholders
  • evidence of developing capacity to contribute to governance, administration, and leadership in a higher education sector/organisation and
  • evidence of impact in health-related programs, policies and/or community engagement that address health inequities.

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Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

Note- Please include in the cover letter of your application the level in which you are applying - Level B or Level C in addition to addressing the selection criteria above.

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If you'd like more information about the substantive aspects of the role, please email Dr Sarah Bernays and Dr Seye Abimbola (hiring managers),

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Rachel Yazigi, Recruitment Operations at

Please note that the University shut down period is from Friday 23 December 2022 to Friday 6 January 2023. Applications and queries will be reviewed once we return from leave.

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Applications Close

Saturday 18 February 2023 11:59 PM

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