Lecturer in Digital Health

Boroondara, Australia
09 May 2018
End of advertisement period
29 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Focused on high-impact global research, high-quality teaching and active engagement with both industry and the community
  • Academic B, $94,910 to $112,364 plus 17% super
  • Full-time, ongoing, Hawthorn campus

About Swinburne

Swinburne University of Technology has a long, proud history of educating and training students for over 100 years. Swinburne focuses on providing high-quality, career-oriented education with strong links to industry and the community. Swinburne currently has over 54,000 students.

Swinburne’s emphasis is on high quality, engaged teaching and research in science, technology, business, design and innovation – teaching and research that makes a difference in the lives of individuals and contributes to national economic and social objectives. 

Swinburne is a progressive university that aims to increase Australia’s capacity in science, technology and innovation as the drivers of modern, internationalised economies and workplaces. Our university is focused on high-impact global research, high-quality teaching and active engagement with both industry and the community.

About the job

Located in within the Department of Health Professions, this Lecturer position is an ongoing position.

The incumbent will provide a strong commitment to curriculum development, academic teaching, and research activity in Digital Health and Health Informatics across the various programs offered within the School of Health Sciences, with a primary focus on health professions including nursing

The Lecturer in Digital Health is to work with the Chair of the Department of Health Professions and the School of Health Sciences’ Academic Director of Digital Health, in curriculum development across all academic programs and Departments within the School of Health Sciences. The incumbent will convene and teach undergraduate and/or postgraduate units, develop and manage industry partnerships, conduct research and supervise research students.

The incumbent will be expected to carry out educational and curriculum development of both online and on campus learning materials and assessments. In addition, the appointee will facilitate the overall convenorship of units, and majors within degree programs, including teaching and marking assessments. 

The incumbent will be expected to function as a member of both discipline-based and interdisciplinary teams in order to help the faculty to achieve its objectives. 

Skills and experience

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • A Doctorate or Masters qualification in digital health, health informatics, or health-related discipline. 
  • Knowledge of digital health, health informatics, health data and information management, clinical informatics, and clinical health care 
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain links with health care providers, community and industry.

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description


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Further information, contacts and support

The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in the university workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2016 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).

To start an application click on 'apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

Swinburne University of Technology is a Child Safe Organisation and as part of this commitment, we require all employees to have a current Working with Children’s Check. 

All appointments are subject to a valid Working with Children’s Check, therefore it will be a mandatory requirement to have and maintain a current Working with Children Check.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact Dr Mark Merolli on +61 3 9214 5616. 

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on inclusion@swin.edu.au, or our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Officer, Sherrin Trautmann on strautmann@swin.edu.au. 

Position number: TBC

Applications close at 5 pm, Tuesday 29 May 2018

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