Lecturer, Public Health, School of Health Sciences

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Campbelltown, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 15 Nov 2020

  • Campbelltown Campus
  • Remuneration Package: $122,848 to $144,960 p.a.
  • Full-Time, Ongoing position

Working at Western Sydney University means you will be part of an organisation that’s ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide and is a research leader – with 80% of the University’s research being at or above world standard.

We understand the key to your success is unlocking your true potential – just as we do with our students. Our 3,000 staff members work together to enable a dynamic, inclusive and innovative culture that is distinctly research-driven and student-centred.

The University is deeply embedded in the community and the region we serve, which is Australia’s fastest growing economy and one of the most culturally diverse areas in Australia. Our 10 campuses include a hybrid network of technology-infused vertical CBD campuses and more traditional campuses across Western Sydney.

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With more than 170,000 highly respected alumni we are ranked the highest university in NSW for graduate employer satisfaction. Join us as we shape the future of Western Sydney.

The School of Health Sciences is educating tomorrow's graduates in an environment that is contemporary, challenging, and adaptive to a rapidly evolving world. Our teaching programs are intrinsically interdisciplinary and cover a broad range of professional and other disciplines in the clinical and non-clinical health sciences and sport-related disciplines. These areas are underpinned by a strong focus on research and research-led teaching, which often involves partnerships with a range of external organisations. Our programs include undergraduate degrees, Honours degrees, coursework Masters programs, and higher degree research programs (Masters and PhD).

The School of Health Sciences is seeking a forward thinking, dynamic and innovative academic, with qualifications and expertise in area of Public Health, to take on the role of Lecturer (Academic Level B).

You will contribute to our undergraduate and postgraduate programs in this area (including the Master of Public Health), and will have expertise and experience in one or a combination of the following areas, with an ability to teach into general areas of Public Health and Population Health:

• Public health practice
• Health policy and planning
• Digital health

You will be involved in a range of academic activities including the coordination and teaching of units in the undergraduate and postgraduate Public Health programs and will be expected to conduct research and supervise, where appropriate, undergraduate and postgraduate (Masters and PhD) students in their area of expertise.

You will work closely with research and teaching staff in the School of Health Sciences and will be encouraged to develop collaborations across the wider University. Appointees will also be required to foster relevant relationships external to the University.

This is a full-time, ongoing position based at the Campbelltown Campus, however multi-campus activities requiring travel between campuses may be required.

Remuneration Package: Academic Level B $122,848 to $144,960 p.a. (comprising Salary of $103,808 to $122,578 p.a., plus Superannuation and Leave Loading).

Position Enquiries: Professor Gregory Kolt, Dean, School of Health Sciences, 02 4620 3747 or email g.kolt@westernsydney.edu.au

Closing Date: 8:30pm, Sunday 15 November 2020

To be eligible for this position you must provide evidence of your Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency at the time of application.

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