Clinical Public Health Academic

Brisbane, Australia
03 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
17 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The School of Public Health

The University of Queensland was, in 1936, the first university in the English-speaking world to establish a Department of Social Medicine. This evolved in the 1950’s to the Department of Preventative and Social Medicine and the School was formally established in 2001 to improve health outcomes through learning, discovery and engagement. The School of Public Health has recently been ranked as the top Public Health school in Australasia in the US News Global university rankings. We are a global leader in improving the health of populations in a changing and inequitable world.

The School’s strategy is centered on academic performance and a commitment to excellence in teaching. We offer programs and courses in all major fields of population and public health to almost 1000 postgraduate and undergraduate students. More than 100 research higher degree (PhD and MPhil) students actively contribute to the School’s vibrant research culture while receiving comprehensive preparation for academic careers or leadership roles in public health.

Our research is focused on making a real impact on some of the world’s most pressing health challenges and was recently ranked by the Australian Research Council as amongst the world's best. Current priorities include health behaviours and health promotion; cancer prevention; environmental health; epidemiology and biostatistics; longitudinal studies of women’s’ health; mental health; HIV/AIDS; substance use, antimicrobial stewardship and other aspects of health services research.

The role

You will contribute to the teaching and coordination of postgraduate subjects in the MD program and provide clinical input into public health teaching and supervision. The successful candidate with provide leadership in development of courses in both the MD Program and the MPH. You will also be required to develop a strong research program in the area of Public Health including attracting research grants to support the research activities in collaboration with multidisciplinary team.  

The person

Applicants must hold a medical qualification and eligibility for registration as a medical practioner in the state of Queensland.  You must also have demonstrated experience in undergraduate and postgraduate level teaching, evidence of initiation and completion of research projects in clinical public health and show collaboration in multidisciplinary research, consulting and/or teaching.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at:  

Applications are also encouraged from women.

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at Clinical Academic level C. The remuneration package will be in the range $112,874.46 - $130,150.91 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $132,063.11 - $152,276.56 p.a.).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Associate Professor Peter Hill on +61 7 3365 5432 or

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

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Application Closing Date

17 October 11:55pm E.Australian Standard Time