Professor/Associate Professor in Health Promotion

Location
Wellington, New Zealand
Posted
08 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
08 Mar 2018
Ref
2044
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

School of Health, Te Kura Tātai Hauora
Wellington, New Zealand

The Faculty of Health was established in 2017 to support Victoria University's vision of Improving Health and Wellbeing in our Communities. The new Bachelor of Health launched in Trimester 1, 2018, with major subjects in Population Health, Policy and Service Delivery, Health Psychology, Health Informatics, Health Software Development and Health Promotion. Complementary postgraduate programmes are currently under development in the Faculty.

This inaugural appointment provides a unique opportunity within the School of Health to provide strategic leadership in the development and delivery of health promotion in the new health and wellbeing programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

The appointee will contribute to Victoria's engagement with stakeholders, especially with government, and government related agencies including the Health Promotion Agency, health promoting agencies, District Health Boards and other partners relevant to our capital city location.

The ideal candidate for this position is a world-class researcher who wishes to make a real difference, to create a high-achieving research group and to create innovative and attractive supporting degree programmes in collaboration with other researchers at Victoria and elsewhere.

If you have any queries or require further information please contact Carolyn Jowsey, carolyn.jowsey@vuw.ac.nz

There is only one role available at either Associate Professor or Professor level. The position descriptions for both are below.

Please review the position description for the Associate Professor role by copy and pasting this link into your browser: http://expressonline.hainesattract.co.nz/pdfs/582406_other.pdf

Please review the position description for the Professor role by copy and pasting this link into your browser: http://expressonline.hainesattract.co.nz/pdfs/582406_jobdesc.pdf

Applications close Friday, 9 March 2018.

Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

For more information and to apply online visit http://www.victoria.ac.nz/about/careers/current-vacancies

Reference 2044.