Associate Professor, Health Economics

Perth, Australia
04 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Business and Governance

  • Continuous, full time position
  • Associate Professor Level D | $136k-$150k plus 17% superannuation
  • Salary Packaging opportunities
  • Ref: 1546B01/202017

Murdoch seeks to shape the world through the creative force of education and research.

The School of Business and Governance offers an extensive range of disciplines for students wanting to launch their career or further develop their professional experience. The School continues to build on its collaborative partnerships and transformation into a renowned business and industry facing Business School. Join a dynamic team with over 70 dedicated staff all working towards the School’s vision of being an innovative learning community.

The Role

The position is a teaching and research role, with a clear focus on leadership of curriculum design and development. The Associate Professor in Health Economics will be responsible for the development and management of the Masters and Graduate Certificate in Health Administration, Policy & Leadership within the School. This leadership role will make a substantial contribution to teaching and curriculum design as well as develop and practice innovative learning methods. The Associate Professor will also contribute to the research efforts of the school and will play a part in mentoring junior academic staff within the discipline.

Skills and Experience

The preferred candidate will have:

  • A PhD in the relevant field as well as significant experience in teaching within the areas of Health Economics, Policy and Governance;
  • A demonstrated understanding of the Australian health system and policy-making environment;
  • An outstanding national and international research record;
  • A demonstrated record of teaching in the relevant field; and,
  • Proven success in the design and application of course and study programs.

Applicants should refer to the Position Description for further detail on the duties, skills and experience required for this role.

Think Murdoch

With strong links to government, business and the community, Murdoch University helps people discover how to make a difference. Our staff and students are committed to high quality education, innovative research, and strong community engagement both locally and internationally.

Prospective staff can expect to enjoy the lively, natural campus and dynamic work environment, as well as a range of benefits and services unique to employment at Murdoch. There’s never been a better time to join us.

For more information or to apply:

Please visit to view the Position Description. Here you will also find the online form to submit your application. Emailed applications will not be accepted.

Position contact: Professor Dominic Gasbarro, Discipline Leader Finance and Economics, School of Business and Governance at

Closing date: Wednesday 25 July 2018 (11:59pm)