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Head of Public Health

Adelaide, Australia
Closing date
15 Mar 2024

Since 1966, Flinders University has been one of Australia’s most innovative and forward-thinking institutions of higher education. With campuses in Adelaide and throughout rural South Australia and the Northern Territory, the University is committed to creating knowledge and transforming lives by way of leading-edge teaching, learning and research activities, across a broad range of disciplines.

Presently, the University is seeking a seasoned leader to become Head of Public Health. Encompassing a broad range of responsibilities, this senior position will direct advances in research excellence, learning and teaching activities, advocacy, strategic directions, operations, and capacity building.

Reporting to the Dean (People and Resources), the role requires a high calibre professional to lead the Public Health Discipline Group’s outlook and evolution, ensuring that strategic goals and objectives are translated effectively into robust deliverables. The successful candidate will possess sound management and leadership skills, with the ability to influence people at multiple levels and set a broad and all-encompassing vision for Public Health. Top class people skills will be critical, along with a deep sense of collegiality, and the ability to foster solid relationships and collaborations with a broad range of stakeholders across both the University and the community.

To discuss this opportunity in confidence, please contact Dr Nicki Shwe Yee by phone on +61 2 8051 3008, or by email at

For further information, or to submit an application, please visit quoting reference number 7121.

Applications close at midnight AEDT, Friday 15 March, 2024.

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