Lecturer in Global Health

Sydney, Australia
25 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Faculty of Health and Medicine, School of Public Health

  • Join an organisation that encourages progressive thinking
  • Located at the School of Public Health
  • Level B, full time, fixed term for 3 years, Remuneration: $120K p.a. (which includes base salary, leave loading and up to 17% superannuation).

About the opportunity 

The Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney is seeking a Lecturer for a research and teaching position in Global Health. The position will develop and contribute to research in global health and contribute to global health teaching with a focus on communicable disease control.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Curriculum development, unit of study coordination and teaching with a focus on communicable disease control in Masters programs in the School, including the Master of Global Health, Master of Public Health, short courses, and professional courses
  • Development of an independent research program within global public health with a focus on communicable disease control
  • Contribution to curriculum development and teaching of units of study in multidisciplinary Masters programs at the University
  • Supervision of students on their field placements, capstone projects or research dissertations as well as higher degree research student supervision as appropriate
  • Contribution to the governance and management of the School, University and discipline

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Lecturer who:

  • Has Master of Public Health or equivalent or Postgraduate (higher research) degree in global or public health
  • Experience of teaching in global health or public health with a focus on infectious diseases
  • Experience in research and work in a low- or middle-income country
  • Research in a discipline of relevance to global public health and/or infectious diseases
  • Demonstrated ability to execute and publish outcomes from research projects, and trajectory towards your own independent research program
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines, in a higher education context
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team as well as to work independently at times

About us

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth.We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitmentand search by the reference number to apply.

Closing date: 19 February 2018

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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