Associate Professor in Lifelong Health, Global Health

Perth, Australia
20 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
09 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Tenurable appointment
  • Salary range: Level D $141,910 - $156,343 p.a.

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

School of Population and Global Health

Be Inspired Research Theme: Healthy Futures

The University of Western Australia is one of the world’s most prestigious research universities, located in a beautiful and diverse geographical region. With an incredibly rich local heritage, the University taps into global networks of knowledge, education and research.

Our research focus extends far beyond the geographical boundaries of the University campus. From gravitational waves to the human microbiome, our research encompasses everything from improving human health and wellbeing to explaining the mysteries of the universe.

Home of Nobel Laureates, Oscar winners, Gates Foundation recipients and winners of national teaching awards, we welcome inspiring individuals to help take research from the lab, to the classroom and the world.

About the team

The School of Population & Global Health (SPGH) in the Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences at The University of Western Australia is a research-intensive academic organisation giving material expression of the belief that excellence in research underpins excellence in education and community partnerships.  The School has a reputation for an evidence based approach to research and education that influences policy and practice development.  SPGH aspires to be a school in which staff and students feel valued and supported in their individual and collective efforts to improve community health and wellbeing. This role will be based in the School but also forms part of the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences’ Centre for Lifelong Health. 

About the opportunity

As Associate Professor, Lifelong Health (Global Health) you will be responsible to the Head of School to provide leadership in Global Health teaching and research on a national basis. You will undertake teaching, research and research supervision, contribute to the academic environment of the School and collaborate with other staff within the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences and the virtual ‘Centre for Lifelong Health’.

Areas of research interest may include, but is not limited to, communicable and non-communicable diseases, child and maternal health, environmental health, nutrition and impact of climate change and geopolitical and resource issues.

Full details of the position’s responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description and applicants should clearly demonstrate they meet the selection criteria.

Closing date: Monday, 9 April 2018.

This position is open to international applicants.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.

  • UWA has been awarded Top Ten Employer for LGBTI – inclusion of the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2016).
  • The University is also a proud member of the Athena SWAN/SAGE Pilot for Gender Equity.