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UNSW Medicine is a national leader in learning, teaching and research, with close affiliations to a number of Australia’s finest hospitals, research institutes and health care organisations. With a strong presence at UNSW Kensington campus, the faculty have staff and students in teaching hospitals in Sydney as well as regional and rural areas of NSW including Albury/Wodonga, Wagga Wagga, Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie.

The School of Public Health and Community Medicine (SPHCM) is internationally recognised as a leader in Public Health and Health Services Research with particular research strengths in Adolescent Health, Healthy Ageing, Health Services Management, Infection and Immunity, Global Health, Indigenous Health and Primary Health Care. The School has a core mission to investigate and provide new knowledge to help inform policy, governance, organisation, work and leadership through cross disciplinary research with both academia, community and industry. The School also has strong associations with research centres and institutes throughout UNSW Medicine.

About the role

  • Exciting opportunity within UNSW Medicine’s School of Public Health and Community Medicine to join our expanding team of academics
  • Full time, Fixed Term 3-Year position
  • Academic Level C: $127, 663 - $146, 465 (plus 17% superannuation and leave loading)

The Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology/Clinical Epidemiology will contribute to course development and teaching in the subject area of Clinical Epidemiology, Epidemiology and Advanced Epidemiology, as well as other areas of postgraduate and undergraduate teaching. The incumbent will be a strong independent researcher and will be expected to actively advance their research profile through publications in peer reviewed journals, successful applications for competitive funding, higher degree student supervision and contributions to academic administrative functions in the SPHCM.

Please refer to the attached job description for a detailed list of responsibilities.

About the successful applicant

You will have a PhD degree in Public Health, Epidemiology or related discipline. You will also have demonstrated experience in the delivery of high-quality undergraduate/postgraduate teaching and curriculum, including epidemiology or clinical epidemiology and a significant track record in peer-reviewed publications, grant success and successful supervision of higher degree research students. You will have exemplary communication, organisation and presentation skills and work successfully in a goal-directed manner both independently and collaboratively.  

You should systematically address the selection criteria from the position description in your application.

Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.


A/Professor Anita Heywood: Director – Master of Public Health Program

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Applications close: 11pm 14th March 2019

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