Academic Leader, Indigenous Health

Wollongong, Australia
02 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
02 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


  • Permanent/Continuing, full-time appointment

The School of Medicine within the Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health is committed to producing excellent graduates who are committed improving the health of individuals, communities and populations and to conducting research with a focus on rural health, Indigenous health and social determinants of health. 

This is a position identified for an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person who will lead the teaching and research in Indigenous health in the School of Medicine and provide leadership of the School’s Discipline of Indigenous Health including managing and supervising other staff.
The role includes leadership in teaching and learning of Indigenous health in the University of Wollongong medical curriculum and support for curriculum design and development in relation to the area of Indigenous health across the School of Medicine.

The position will have a key role in developing Indigenous health research. This position will develop and facilitate strong links between Graduate Medicine, School of Medicine, the Indigenous community, and staff of hospital and community-based health services.

You will be prompted to respond to the selection criteria as part of the online application process, based on the position description below. You will be able to save your application at any time and submit at a later date if required, you will only be able to do this before the closing date of the position.

For further information about this position, please contact Professor Nick Zwar on +61 2 4221 5905.

* This position is identified for Australian Indigenous people, pursuant to section14 (d) of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act. UOW considers that being of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent is a genuine occupational qualification or requirement for this position under relevant anti-discrimination legislation.

The University is highly committed to supporting the participation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in all aspects of the higher education sector. UOW offers excellent working conditions in a great location, with sociable hours, family friendly policies, flexible work practices, generous leave provisions and ongoing opportunities for professional development.

Note: Applications submitted via email will not be considered. All applications must be submitted online via the UOW job portal. For further information please contact

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status: Permanent/Continuing
Schedule: Full-time
Closing Date: 02/07/2018, 9:59:00 PM
Salary Details: Level D: $144,070 - $154,688 + 17% superannuation
Reference Number: 180357
HR Contact: Silvana Duleski
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