Lecturer in Health and Medicine

Randwick, Australia
14 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

The School of Public Health and Community Medicine (SPHCM) is internationally recognised as a leader in Public Health and Community Medicine with particular research strengths in Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases, Health Services Management, Global Health and Primary Health Care. The School has a core focus in research and teaching to help inform policy, governance, organisation, work and leadership in the health sector through cross disciplinary collaborations with both academia and industry. The School also has strong associations with research centres and institutes throughout UNSW Medicine.

SPHCM is commencing a Bachelor of International Public Health degree in 2018.The Bachelor of International Public Health is designed to build and strengthen the international public health workforce. This undergraduate program will be offered fully online by UNSW Sydney with Arizona State University as part of the PLuS Alliance. In February 2016, three leading research universities on three continents-Arizona State University, King’s College London and UNSW Sydney have established the PLuS Alliance that focused on building interdisciplinary collaborative projects in education and research in areas such as sustainable development, global health, social justice, and technology and innovation.

About the role

  • 2 positions
  • $73K to $120K plus (17% superannuation and leave loading)
  • Full-time  (35 hours per week)
  • 3 years – fixed term appointment

The School of Public Health and Community Medicine has an exciting opportunity for two Associate Lecturer/Lecturer to join their team. In this role, you will engage in curriculum development and leadership in educational design, pedagogical thinking and review. You will be responsible for teaching in the Bachelor of International Public Health, as well as other areas of postgraduate and undergraduate teaching in the school.

You will also  undertake educational and disciplinary research, publish in peer-reviewed journals or equivalent (teaching resources, educational innovation or textbooks), win competitive funding in pedagogical research, supervise undergraduate students and contribute to academic administrative functions in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Masters degree in Public Health or equivalent doctoral qualification.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of international public health.
  • Proven experience in delivering quality online teaching (at a tertiary level) and developing curriculum.
  • Emerging research track record in peer reviewed publications.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently in a goal-directed manner, yet collaboratively with other staff and external providers

You are required to systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application.

Please apply online, regrettably applications will not be accepted if sent directly to the contact listed.


Professor Raina MacIntyre, Head of School

E: r.macintyre@unsw.edu.au

T: (61 2) 9385 3811

Applications close: Thursday 31st August  2017

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