Professor/Associate Professor, Rural and Remote Health Central Australia

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide Mail Centre, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime



About Flinders

Our bold vision, captured in our Strategic Plan: making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.

To realise this ambition, we recently made a significant organisation change to a six College structure with a professional staff and services alignment.

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people and we’re seeking an outstanding individual to join the team of our transformed university.

Employment Type:

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Position Summary

Fixed-term, full-time available until 31 December 2023
Compensation Grade:
Academic Level D or Academic Level E
Salary Range:
Lev D: $143, 623 - $158,010 pa
or
Lev E: $184,389 pa
Reporting to:
Deputy Dean, Rural and Remote Health
College of Medicine and Public Health
Please note that appointment will made at either Associate Professor, Rural and Remote Health Central Australia, Academic Level D or Professor, Rural and Remote Health Central Australia, Academic Level E. Please ensure to indicate in your suitability statement the level for which you wish to be considered.
The Professor/Associate Professor, Rural & Remote Health Central Australia will be the organisational lead (Head of Research) for Flinders University College of Medicine & Public Health research in Central Australia. The incumbent will work closely with other research leadership positions within the College, to expand research opportunities and endeavours across the entire central corridor footprint. The position will provide leadership to ensure that Flinders’ staff and affiliates undertake research in a culturally safe and contextualised way to inform health care provision and enhance the health and well-being of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous people living in remote and very remote Australia. The position will set strategic goals for a program of research, attract external grant income, ensure that all research aligns with Flinders Rural and Remote Health Strategy, and enhance the international reputation of the Rural & Remote Health discipline, the College and University.
In order to achieve these outcomes, the position will be responsible for strengthening research collaborations with local health services and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and play a key role in the recruitment and quality supervision of higher degree research students. In addition, the position will be required to collaborate within and external to Flinders, provide leadership, provide academic management support and direction to staff and students in relation to research plans, assist staff to develop successful research track records in strategic areas of research, and provide feedback on individual grant applications and publications.

Key Position Responsibilities

Professor, Rural and Remote Health Central Australia

The Professor, Rural and Remote Health Central Australia is accountable for:

  • Acting in the role of Head of Research to guide and manage research active staff and research students in Central Australia, and for fulfilling a significant leadership role in Flinders University activities in the Northern Territory and across Flinders Rural and Remote discipline including fostering research excellence and making a significant contribution to research leadership at the national and international level
  • Making an outstanding and distinguished contribution to research and engagement through original, collaborative and innovative research, obtaining substantial competitive external research grant and contract income and producing publications in high quality journals, at a sustained level, and delivering high quality presentations.
  • Providing expertise and leadership in research that is ethical and complies with the NHMRC ethical guidelines for research with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Providing mentorship to and development of early and mid-career researchers, and supervision of Higher Degree Research students.
  • Contributing to curriculum development and teaching into Flinders educational programs in areas of expertise to inspire and encourage students and colleagues to engage in further research study and/or undertake research.
  • Leading and developing strategic planning and professional activities relevant to promoting research and identifying opportunities to expand and grow external research income and publications.
  • Taking a lead role in identifying, obtaining and acquitting external research income.
  • Providing leadership and expertise to foster strategic local, national and international relationships, collaboration and networks with a range of stakeholders including Flinders staff across the central corridor footprint, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, industry, government and other external organisations.
  • Contributing to the management and administration of research in Flinders Rural and Remote Health.
  • Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the position as assigned by the Supervisor and/or the University.

Associate Professor, Rural and Remote Health Central Australia

The Associate Professor, Rural and Remote Health Central Australia is accountable for:

  • Acting in the role of Head of Research to guide and manage research active staff and research students in Central Australia, and for fulfilling a significant leadership role in Flinders University activities in the Northern Territory and across Flinders Rural and Remote discipline including fostering research excellence and making a significant contribution to research leadership at the national and international level
  • Making an outstanding and distinguished organisational and individual contribution to research and engagement through original, collaborative and innovative research, obtaining substantial competitive external research grant and contract income and producing publications in high quality journals, at a sustained level, and delivering high quality presentations.
  • Providing expertise and leadership in research that is ethical and complies with the NHMRC ethical guidelines for research with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Providing mentorship to and development of early and mid-career researchers, and supervision of Higher Degree Research students.
  • Contributing to curriculum development and teaching into Flinders educational programs in areas of expertise to inspire and encourage students and colleagues to engage in further research study and/or undertake research.
  • Leading and developing strategic planning and professional activities relevant to developing, implementing and promoting research and identifying opportunities to expand and grow external research income and publications.
  • Taking a lead role in identifying, obtaining and acquitting external research income.
  • Providing leadership and expertise to foster strategic local, national and international relationships, collaboration and networks with a range of stakeholders including Flinders staff across the central corridor footprint, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, industry, government and other external organisations.
  • Contributing to the management and administration of research in Flinders Rural and Remote Health.
  • Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the position as assigned by the Supervisor and/or the University.

Key Position Capabilities

Professor, Rural and Remote Health Central Australia

Essential

  • Completion of a PhD
  • Demonstrated commitment to the key elements of Flinders Reconciliation Action Plan including fostering an environment that recognises and embraces Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, knowledges, cultures and ethical conduct of research with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
  • A distinguished international reputation of outstanding high-quality and innovative research and research impact in a relevant discipline aligned with Rural or Remote Health, evidenced by sustained high quality publications as corresponding author and attraction of several competitive external grants.
  • Demonstrated excellence in the supervision of honours and research higher degree students to successful completion.
  • Significant experience in a senior academic or organisational research leadership positions including the demonstrated ability to lead a large team, establish and make effective contributions to leadership within Rural & Remote Health Central Australia leadership team, the College, students and industry nationally and/or internationally.
  • An outstanding track record of establishing effective research collaborations with external national and international partners.
  • High level of understanding of intellectual property and the commercialisation process in relation to a research environment.
  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills, including the demonstrated evidence of the ability to develop, establish and maintain effective relationships with staff, students and industry, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor junior academic colleagues.

Desirable

  • Identifies as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person
  • Holds registration with one of the health professional boards administered by Ahpra

Associate Professor, Rural and Remote Health Central Australia
Essential

  • Completion of a PhD.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the key elements of Flinders Reconciliation Action Plan including fostering an environment that recognises and embraces Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, knowledges, cultures and ethical conduct of research with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
  • An established national and/or international reputation of outstanding high-quality innovative and independent research and research impact in a relevant discipline aligned with the College’s research strengths, evidenced by sustained high quality publications as corresponding author and attraction of several competitive external grants.
  • Demonstrated organisational leadership skills, including the demonstrated ability to establish and make effective contributions to leadership within the Rural & Remote Health Central Australia leadership team, College, students and industry nationally and/or internationally.
  • Demonstrated excellence in the supervision of honours and research higher degree students to successful completion.
  • Project management experience relevant to the research environment, including leadership of a large team.
  • A demonstrated strong track record of establishing effective research collaborations with external national and/or international partners including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
  • High level of understanding of intellectual property and the commercialisation process in relation to a research environment.
  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills, including the demonstrated evidence of the ability to develop, establish and maintain effective relationships with staff, students and industry, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor junior academic colleagues.

Desirable

  • Identifies as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person
  • Holds registration with one of the health professional boards administered by Ahpra

For application enquiries please contact: Professor Robyn Aitken

Northern Territory Government legislation (the Care and Protection of Children Act 2007) now requires all individuals in child related employment or whose duties involve, or are likely to involve, contact with a child, to hold a valid ‘Working with Children Clearance’ (Ochre Card). This position involves child related work and is assessed as requiring a Working with Children Clearance/Ochre Card.



Information for Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position as outlined above. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders descent to apply.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Applications Close 11:59pm:

22 Feb 2021



About Flinders

Our bold vision, captured in our Strategic Plan: making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.

To realise this ambition, we recently made a significant organisation change to a six College structure with a professional staff and services alignment.

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people and we’re seeking an outstanding individual to join the team of our transformed university.

Employment Type:

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Position Summary

Fixed-term, full-time available until 31 December 2023
Compensation Grade:
Academic Level D or Academic Level E
Salary Range:
Lev D: $143, 623 - $158,010 pa
or
Lev E: $184,389 pa
Reporting to:
Deputy Dean, Rural and Remote Health
College of Medicine and Public Health
Please note that appointment will made at either Associate Professor, Rural and Remote Health Central Australia, Academic Level D or Professor, Rural and Remote Health Central Australia, Academic Level E. Please ensure to indicate in your suitability statement the level for which you wish to be considered.
The Professor/Associate Professor, Rural & Remote Health Central Australia will be the organisational lead (Head of Research) for Flinders University College of Medicine & Public Health research in Central Australia. The incumbent will work closely with other research leadership positions within the College, to expand research opportunities and endeavours across the entire central corridor footprint. The position will provide leadership to ensure that Flinders’ staff and affiliates undertake research in a culturally safe and contextualised way to inform health care provision and enhance the health and well-being of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous people living in remote and very remote Australia. The position will set strategic goals for a program of research, attract external grant income, ensure that all research aligns with Flinders Rural and Remote Health Strategy, and enhance the international reputation of the Rural & Remote Health discipline, the College and University.
In order to achieve these outcomes, the position will be responsible for strengthening research collaborations with local health services and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and play a key role in the recruitment and quality supervision of higher degree research students. In addition, the position will be required to collaborate within and external to Flinders, provide leadership, provide academic management support and direction to staff and students in relation to research plans, assist staff to develop successful research track records in strategic areas of research, and provide feedback on individual grant applications and publications.

Key Position Responsibilities

Professor, Rural and Remote Health Central Australia

The Professor, Rural and Remote Health Central Australia is accountable for:

  • Acting in the role of Head of Research to guide and manage research active staff and research students in Central Australia, and for fulfilling a significant leadership role in Flinders University activities in the Northern Territory and across Flinders Rural and Remote discipline including fostering research excellence and making a significant contribution to research leadership at the national and international level
  • Making an outstanding and distinguished contribution to research and engagement through original, collaborative and innovative research, obtaining substantial competitive external research grant and contract income and producing publications in high quality journals, at a sustained level, and delivering high quality presentations.
  • Providing expertise and leadership in research that is ethical and complies with the NHMRC ethical guidelines for research with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Providing mentorship to and development of early and mid-career researchers, and supervision of Higher Degree Research students.
  • Contributing to curriculum development and teaching into Flinders educational programs in areas of expertise to inspire and encourage students and colleagues to engage in further research study and/or undertake research.
  • Leading and developing strategic planning and professional activities relevant to promoting research and identifying opportunities to expand and grow external research income and publications.
  • Taking a lead role in identifying, obtaining and acquitting external research income.
  • Providing leadership and expertise to foster strategic local, national and international relationships, collaboration and networks with a range of stakeholders including Flinders staff across the central corridor footprint, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, industry, government and other external organisations.
  • Contributing to the management and administration of research in Flinders Rural and Remote Health.
  • Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the position as assigned by the Supervisor and/or the University.

Associate Professor, Rural and Remote Health Central Australia

The Associate Professor, Rural and Remote Health Central Australia is accountable for:

  • Acting in the role of Head of Research to guide and manage research active staff and research students in Central Australia, and for fulfilling a significant leadership role in Flinders University activities in the Northern Territory and across Flinders Rural and Remote discipline including fostering research excellence and making a significant contribution to research leadership at the national and international level
  • Making an outstanding and distinguished organisational and individual contribution to research and engagement through original, collaborative and innovative research, obtaining substantial competitive external research grant and contract income and producing publications in high quality journals, at a sustained level, and delivering high quality presentations.
  • Providing expertise and leadership in research that is ethical and complies with the NHMRC ethical guidelines for research with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Providing mentorship to and development of early and mid-career researchers, and supervision of Higher Degree Research students.
  • Contributing to curriculum development and teaching into Flinders educational programs in areas of expertise to inspire and encourage students and colleagues to engage in further research study and/or undertake research.
  • Leading and developing strategic planning and professional activities relevant to developing, implementing and promoting research and identifying opportunities to expand and grow external research income and publications.
  • Taking a lead role in identifying, obtaining and acquitting external research income.
  • Providing leadership and expertise to foster strategic local, national and international relationships, collaboration and networks with a range of stakeholders including Flinders staff across the central corridor footprint, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, industry, government and other external organisations.
  • Contributing to the management and administration of research in Flinders Rural and Remote Health.
  • Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the position as assigned by the Supervisor and/or the University.

Key Position Capabilities

Professor, Rural and Remote Health Central Australia

Essential

  • Completion of a PhD
  • Demonstrated commitment to the key elements of Flinders Reconciliation Action Plan including fostering an environment that recognises and embraces Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, knowledges, cultures and ethical conduct of research with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
  • A distinguished international reputation of outstanding high-quality and innovative research and research impact in a relevant discipline aligned with Rural or Remote Health, evidenced by sustained high quality publications as corresponding author and attraction of several competitive external grants.
  • Demonstrated excellence in the supervision of honours and research higher degree students to successful completion.
  • Significant experience in a senior academic or organisational research leadership positions including the demonstrated ability to lead a large team, establish and make effective contributions to leadership within Rural & Remote Health Central Australia leadership team, the College, students and industry nationally and/or internationally.
  • An outstanding track record of establishing effective research collaborations with external national and international partners.
  • High level of understanding of intellectual property and the commercialisation process in relation to a research environment.
  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills, including the demonstrated evidence of the ability to develop, establish and maintain effective relationships with staff, students and industry, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor junior academic colleagues.

Desirable

  • Identifies as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person
  • Holds registration with one of the health professional boards administered by Ahpra

Associate Professor, Rural and Remote Health Central Australia
Essential

  • Completion of a PhD.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the key elements of Flinders Reconciliation Action Plan including fostering an environment that recognises and embraces Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, knowledges, cultures and ethical conduct of research with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
  • An established national and/or international reputation of outstanding high-quality innovative and independent research and research impact in a relevant discipline aligned with the College’s research strengths, evidenced by sustained high quality publications as corresponding author and attraction of several competitive external grants.
  • Demonstrated organisational leadership skills, including the demonstrated ability to establish and make effective contributions to leadership within the Rural & Remote Health Central Australia leadership team, College, students and industry nationally and/or internationally.
  • Demonstrated excellence in the supervision of honours and research higher degree students to successful completion.
  • Project management experience relevant to the research environment, including leadership of a large team.
  • A demonstrated strong track record of establishing effective research collaborations with external national and/or international partners including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
  • High level of understanding of intellectual property and the commercialisation process in relation to a research environment.
  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills, including the demonstrated evidence of the ability to develop, establish and maintain effective relationships with staff, students and industry, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor junior academic colleagues.

Desirable

  • Identifies as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person
  • Holds registration with one of the health professional boards administered by Ahpra

For application enquiries please contact: Professor Robyn Aitken

Northern Territory Government legislation (the Care and Protection of Children Act 2007) now requires all individuals in child related employment or whose duties involve, or are likely to involve, contact with a child, to hold a valid ‘Working with Children Clearance’ (Ochre Card). This position involves child related work and is assessed as requiring a Working with Children Clearance/Ochre Card.



Information for Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position as outlined above. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders descent to apply.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Applications Close 11:59pm:

22 Feb 2021
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