Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Public Health | [J-037]

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Public Health | [J-037]

21 Sep
The University of Queensland

21 Sep

The University of Queensland


School of Public Health

The University of Queensland was, in 1936, the first university in the English-speaking world to establish a Department of Social Medicine. This evolved in the 1950’s to the Department of Preventative and Social Medicine and the School was formally established in 2001 to improve health outcomes through learning, discovery and engagement. The School of Public Health has recently been ranked as the top Public Health school in Australasia in the US News Global university rankings. We are a global leader in improving the health of populations in a changing and inequitable world.

The School’s strategy is centered on academic performance and a commitment to excellence in teaching.

We offer programs and courses in all major fields of population and public health to almost 1000 postgraduate and undergraduate students. Our MPH is the only accredited program in the Australasia and S.E. Asia region (APHEA and ASPHER) and one of the few to offer a dual MD/MPH degree. More than 100 research higher degree (PhD and MPhil) students actively contribute to the School’s vibrant research culture while receiving comprehensive preparation for academic careers or leadership roles in public health.

Our research and engagement strategy is focused on making a real impact on some of the world’s most pressing health challenges. Our major research and engagement themes are: health promotion; climate change and environmental health; mental health; blood borne viruses; women’s health; and, health systems.

About This Opportunity

The primary purpose of this Senior Lecturer position is to contribute to teaching in Phase 1 of the MD Program, and research activities in School of Public Health. More specifically, the appointee will contribute to the development, organisation and delivery, including course coordination, of high-quality courses in Health, Society and Research in Phase 1 of the MD Program with a focus on community public health, and other programs as required; collaborate and lead research projects and take part in relevant consultancy activities that can also contribute to research and teaching.

Our Ideal Candidate

We are seeking candidates with a research doctorate (PhD) with a strong emphasis on community health or another aspect of public health and at least two years of experience working in community or other public health organisations. The successful appointee must have the ability to effectively teach at postgraduate level with evidence of continuous improvement activity related to curriculum, teaching resources and pedagogical approaches, a demonstrated record of effective supervision of Higher Degree by Research students and evidence of an independent program of research in public health, with a developing international profile.

To be successful in the role, the appointee must be able to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary setting and have the ability to successfully build and maintain professional relationships to collaborate on research and/or teaching initiatives.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected]

What We Can Offer

This is a full time, fixed term position for three years at academic level C or D. The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range of:

Level C: $119,548 - $137,846 plus super of up to 17%.

Level D: $143,945 - $158,584 plus super of up to 17%

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description

Senior Lecturer_Assoc Prof in Public Health.pdf


To discuss this role please contact School Manager, Chris Shannon on email: [email protected]

For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job number in the subject line.

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