Lecturer Public Health Programs

Hobart, Australia
$108,285 to $125,712 plus 17% superannuation
24 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
08 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Part Time
  • 4 x part time (0.5 + 0.6 FTE) ongoing positions available
  • Based in Hobart

The Opportunity

Work within the team in Public Health, in the School of Medicine which is part of the College of Health and Medicine at our Medical Science Precinct in Hobart. The Lecturer position in the Public Health Program is a teaching intensive role which provides an opportunity to progress an academic career aligned with a new strategic direction at the University of Tasmania.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Make an effective and sustained contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities through the College of Health and Medicine.
  • Undertake contemporary scholarly teaching in postgraduate programs including through online and face to face learning modalities.
  • Coordinate units, develop distinctive strategically aligned course and unit content, and provide assessment support.
  • Contribute to the development of sustainable transformative professional stakeholder partnerships and collaborate across the broader College to deliver on the learning and teaching strategy. 

Your Application

To be successful in the role, your application will need to demonstrate:

  • A PhD in public health, epidemiology, social science, or a record of achievement as a leading public health practitioner at state/national level.
  • Established capabilities in higher education learning and teaching with substantial experience in blended learning, online, and face-to-face delivery modes, promotion of academic integrity, and an adaptive student-centred learning and teaching philosophy.
  • Proven experience in developing transformative professional partnerships to maximise learning opportunities for students.
  • Collaborative teaching team member with the ability to work across disciplines within the College to ensure both strategic alignment and operational efficiency of course and unit content.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work effectively with students, staff, and stakeholders from a diverse range of backgrounds.
  • A capacity to align with the University‚Äôs values, behaviour, and leadership expectations.


Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level B and will have a total remuneration package of up to $147,083 comprising base salary within the range of $108,285 to $125,712 plus 17% superannuation.

How to Apply

  • To apply online, please provide the following supporting documentation:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role
  • Your responses to the success criteria from the Position Description below
  • For further information about this position, please contact Dr. Louise Clark, Senior Lecturer in Public Health, louiseann.clark@utas.edu.au or 03 6226 4616.
  • Please visit https://www.utas.edu.au/jobs/applying for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.
  • Please refer to the attached Position Description Below for full details.

Download File Position Description - 499213 - Lecturer Public Health Program.pdf

Applications close Sunday, 8 October 2023, 11.55pm

The University of Tasmania strongly encourages employees to maintain COVID-19 vaccination in line with relevant Australian Government health advice.

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfil the requirements of this role.