Lecturer in Public Health

Townsville, Australia
06 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
27 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

James Cook University is committed to creating a brighter future for life in the tropics world-wide through graduates and discoveries that make a difference.We now have an exciting opportunity for a Lecturer, Public Health to contribute to our commitment. A part time, continuing position, it is based at our picturesque campus in Townsville.

What you can accomplish in this role

Taking a lead role in teaching subjects related to health care and health systems in Australia, health policy and planning, rural, remote and tropical public health you will join a team of dedicated health professionals.  

With the ability to not only teach into this successful program but also collaborate with leading researchers from the Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine, the Tropical Australian Academic Health Centre and other research centres and groups based within and external to the university you can further your academic career in the beautiful North Queensland tropics.

What you can bring to this role

With a strong background in a health-related discipline, including clinical or professional practice in the field and recent teaching experience you are passionate about growing the public health professionals of the future.  

With scope to develop your own research portfolio you will also have the ability to take alead role in the design and delivery of innovative and high-quality subjects related to broad public health themes relevant to the tropics.

Why is JCU the right career move for you?

Consistently ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide, JCU is one of the world’s leading institutions focussing on the tropics and offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth.  JCU prides itself on being dedicated to teaching, learning and research that is not only of high quality, but also delivers practical benefits to the peoples and industries of the region.

We support our people through the provision of:

  • generous superannuation scheme with 17% employer contributions
  • ongoing professional and career development 
  • five weeks’ annual recreation leave
  • attractive options for salary packaging
  • well-equipped, modern facilities including on-campus shopping, gym, pool and childcare
  • balance of work and life so you can enjoy a relaxed lifestyle that supports a diverse range of leisure and sporting interests

If you are an established public health academic looking to make a valuable contribution to the success of JCU, please apply at https://www.jcu.edu.au/careers-at-jcu/vacancies

Vacancy Number: 16296
Applications close: 27 February 2018

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