Professor/Associate Professor in Public Health & Health Services Education

Hobart, Australia
25 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
18 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Tasmania was founded in 1890 on the best of academic traditions that embrace excellence and commitment to free inquiry in the creation and application of knowledge. Ranked in the top 2 percent of universities worldwide and in the top 10 research universities in Australia, the University has a strong and distinctive Tasmanian identity which underpins teaching and research that is international in scope, vision and standards.

The Faculty of Health has an international reputation for research in the prevention and management of chronic diseases particularly conditions associated with ageing. Tasmania has a discrete health system enabling the University to collaborate closely with government agencies and health providers and contribute to transforming health outcomes for people in Tasmania and further afield.

The University is seeking to appoint an outstanding research leader in public health and health services education. The appointee will strengthen the School of Medicine's focus on postgraduate programs encompassing degrees in Public Health, Clinical Leadership and Clinical Redesign.

Candidates will have a PhD and an international reputation in public health and health services education or other relevant discipline with successful research collaborations, strong commitment to effective research training and demonstrated success in generating competitive grants and other funding. Proven team leadership and effective relationship management skills are considered essential.

The appointment is continuing (tenured) and located in Hobart. Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level D or E and will have a total remuneration package of up to $200,169, comprising a base salary within the range of $134,000 to $171,085 plus 17% superannuation.

The closing date for applications is 18 September 2017. For further information regarding this position please contact Professor Ben Canny, Head, School of Medicine on 61 3 6226 4784 or email

Applications must as a minimum include a résumé, a cover letter and responses to the position criteria contained in the position description. Applications for this position should be made via the University of Tasmania website at