Lecturer in Health Services Improvement

Hobart, Australia
05 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
18 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Lecturer in Health Services Improvement is a position in the School of Medicine working within Health Services Innovation Tasmania (HSIT). HSIT offers educational and capacity building opportunities to health professionals in health system improvement, healthcare redesign methodologies, data analysis and change management. We have educational and research collaborations with Australian and international health improvement organisations.

In the role you will:

  • Make a substantial and sustained contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities.
  • Within the learning and teaching governance framework for the School and the Faculty, innovate, develop and deliver programs of study aligned to the Faculty Plan, particularly within health system improvement (including clinical redesign), quality and safety, and public health.
  • Undertake high-quality research of national and increasingly of international standing, secure external competitive and other funding, publish research findings and contribute to the successful supervision of research higher degree students, in order to meet and regularly exceed the University's research performance expectations for Level B.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of productive and sustainable partnerships with Faculty stakeholders, including within the University.
  • Contribute to the development and promotion of the Faculty of Health Learning and Teaching targets and objectives and to meet, and regularly exceed, the University's Academic Learning and Teaching performance expectations for Level B.

You will be employed on a full time, fixed-term (3 Year) basis.

To be considered, you will have:

  • A PhD in Health.
  • Knowledge and experience in health system improvement, healthcare quality and safety, or a closely related field, within healthcare systems.
  • Demonstrated leadership and project management skills, study design, evaluation and epidemiology training.
  • A good record of, and continuing commitment to, healthcare research that has achieved national recognition and made worthwhile contributions to the field, demonstrated by a record of research student supervision, quality publications, presentations at conferences and preferably success in securing external competitive and other funding.
  • Evidence of the capacity to develop, deliver and assure high-quality of the Faculty curricula for health professionals and students.
  • An understanding of and experience with technology-enhanced learning and teaching.
  • A record of contributing to building and maintaining partnerships locally and nationally within the health professions, health service industry and wider community.

Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level B and will have a total remuneration package of up to $127,369 comprising base salary within the range of $92,326 to $108,862 plus 17% superannuation.

For further information about this position please contact Professor Gregory Peterson, G.Peterson@utas.edu.au / (03) 6226 2197.

**Please note, your application must as a minimum include your resume, a cover letter and your responses to the position/selection criteria. The position description for this role is available on the University of Tasmania website.

Applications close Monday, 18 September 2017.