Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Population Health

Updated: 11 months ago
Job Type: Temporary
Deadline: 11 Mar 2018

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Population Health

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Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Academic

Classification: Level B

Classification:    Academic Level B or Level C
Salary Package: Academic Level B: $96,087 - $109,181 per annum plus 17% superannuation
                          Academic Level C: $115,729 - $128,825 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Part-time (Academic Level B 0.6FTE, Academic Level C 0.5FTE), 4 years Fixed Term


ANU – Australia’s top university and among the top 20 universities in the world

  • Establish your academic career working in a high-performing research group
  • Make significant contributions to the research portfolio of ANU Medical School


Position Overview

ANU has an international reputation for research and education relevant to the health and well-being of the population of Australia, as well as that of the developing world. This is achieved through discovery research, applied research in health service settings, research-led teaching in health and medical sciences, and the translation of research findings into practice and policy. The ANU College of Health and Medicine comprises the Research School of Psychology, the ANU Medical School, the John Curtin School of Medical Research and the Research School of Population Health. These schools work together to deliver world-class research and education across the spectrum of medicine and health-related fields, working in partnership with the health sector at local, national and international levels.

The ANU Medical School educates and develops medical graduates who practise medicine with compassion, conscience and professional excellence and with a knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and culture. The School partners with a number of healthcare organisations to deliver clinical teaching and training including ACT Health, Calvary Healthcare ACT, and community practices throughout the ACT, south eastern region of NSW and in remote NT. The Medical School is committed to extending the boundaries of medical knowledge and improving the health system through research, and to providing students with a research led educational experience. Research is conducted over range of disciplines, spanning basic science, clinical medicine and implementation into policy and practice. Collaborations extend beyond ANU medical and health sciences, to other universities, governments and communities in the region as well as industry bodies, attracting national and international researchers and higher degree research candidates.

The Medical School is seeking an experienced academics (Level B or C) in Population Health. The position is teaching-intensive and a key component of the academic staff of the School.  As part of the team, these roles are responsible for developing, delivering and continuous quality improvement of the curriculum, including development and embedding of e-learning modules and strategies.  Teaching includes foundational concepts in population health ranging from core concepts and life course approaches to epidemiology, social determinants of chronic disease, health prevention and promotion, understanding of health systems, clinical audit / quality assurance and a capstone project in the final year focusing on prevention, evaluation and public policy. Applied biostatistics is taught in the context of understanding scientific literature and evidence-based medicine.

As an academic member of the ANU Medical School, the appointee will be required to lead and contribute to research, education and outreach agendas of the School both nationally and internationally in a manner that is appropriate to the level of appointment. Education activities may include the preparation and delivery of tutorials, lectures, practical classes etc. as well as the supervision of research, professional and administrative support staff involved in the staff member's research. The appointee may also be required to supervise or mentor less senior staff, and undertake leadership roles as applicable. The staff member will contribute cooperatively to the overall intellectual life of the School, College and University.

For further information, please contact Associate Professor Rafat Hussain on +61 2 6125 9758 or rafat.hussain@anu.edu.au

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant via: indigenous.employment@anu.edu.au

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion

Application Information:

  • In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:
  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.


Position Description & Selection Criteria

Advertised: 16 Feb 2018 09:00:00 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 11 Mar 2018 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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