Senior Lecturer in Health Information Management

Banyule, Australia
10 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full-time, Continuing position
  • Located at Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
  • $112,662 - $129,675 per annum + up to 17% superannuation

About the position

The Department of Public Health is a leading authority in many areas of public health including health policy, health promotion, health administration, health information management and informatics, art therapy, occupational health and safety, palliative care and rehabilitation counselling. The Department is currently expanding its offerings in the health analytics discipline by launching a new suite of programs in Digital Health.

We are looking for a Senior Lecturer to join the Department of Public Health in either a Teaching & Research OR a Teaching Focussed position in the Discipline of Health Information Management. You will develop curriculum, teach and undertake research and other scholarly work relevant to the development of the discipline or professional field. You will make a significant contribution to the discipline of health information management at the national level. A Teaching Focussed academic may participate in research but has no research output expectation.

Skills and Experience Required

  • Completion of a PhD or equivalent qualification and standing in the discipline, and qualifications must also include a degree in health information management (or one of its antecedents). 
  • Eligibility for Health Information Manager full (graduate level) membership of the Health Information Management Association of Australia is required.
  • Demonstrated practice expertise and/or scholarly leadership in at least one of the domains of health information management, such as, health information management and professional practice, health classification, digital health and informatics, health data analytics.

In addition to the above, a Teaching & Research Academic will have a strong record of research publications and success in obtaining research funding from grants, contracts and/or consultancies.

Please refer to the Position Descriptions for other duties, skills and experience required for these positions.

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges.

Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


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How to apply

Closing date: Sunday, 12 August 2018 by 11.00 pm AEST.

Position Enquiries: Dr Kerin Robinson,

Please submit an online application ONLY and indicate in the application form which position you are applying for and submit responses to the Key Selection Criteria.  Please include your resume and any other supporting documentation that is relevant for this position.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Deborah Dare, Recruitment Consultant on +61 3 9479 1241 or

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

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