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Associate Professor or Senior Lecturer in Public Health

Apply now Job no: 506660
Work type: Full Time
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy
Categories: Academic - Teaching and Research, Academic - All Academic positions

  • Salary Package: Associate Professor (Level D) from $152,378p.a. to $167,607p.a. or Senior Lecturer (Level C) from $126,879 to $145,912 p.a., plus 17% employer’s superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Appointment Type: Full-time, fixed-term for 3 years
  • Location: Macquarie University (North Ryde)

The Role

The Department of Health Systems and Populations is seeking a suitably qualified academic to take a leading role in the delivery of an innovative Master of Public Health (MPH) program and to foster world-class research to underpin the program.  The Faculty has existing strong educational expertise, including in educational research that positions Macquarie University as a leader in the delivery of innovative academic health education.

About You

You will be actively engaged in public health practice and/or public health research, ideally with expertise in determinants of health and a public health specialisation such as policy, law, economics or other field; and will have experience in research student supervision. You will also have experience with, or a willingness to embrace, educational technology, blended learning and educational innovation. In addition, ideally you will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the integration between research/practice and quality teaching, and how this integration can enhance student engagement.

About Us

The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences is ambitiously pushing the boundaries of progressive thinking and challenging what’s possible to solve some of the big issues of our time, both nationally and on a global scale. The Faculty forms part of MQ Health, an integrated academic health sciences enterprise which incorporates Macquarie University Hospital and primary and speciality clinics. We have active research programs in neurosciences, cancer medicine, vascular science, physical activity, and health in marginalised population, amongst others. Our Faculty hosts the Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI), an internationally acclaimed powerhouse researching health systems, e-health and patient safety. 

Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 54 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we’ve grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. Connect with us today.

To Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply online and attach your resume and a separate 1-2 page cover letter addressing the selection criteria and indicating your preference for an Associate Professor or Senior Lecturer role:

Essential for all applicants:

  • PhD or equivalent tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in University teaching and learning with evidence of a focus on ensuring a high-quality student experience, preferably including experience in curriculum design, course coordination and planning of teaching activities in the field of Public Health.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with an ability to relate to staff and students from all backgrounds, work effectively in a team environment, and to represent the faculty to external stakeholders and the general public.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise or co-supervise research of post-graduate coursework and HDR students.
  • A well-articulated research agenda, with a track record of successful health related research evidenced by publications and research student supervision or evidence of applied public health practice
  • Demonstrated understanding of the principles of confidentiality, anti-discrimination, staff and student equity, occupational health and safety as well as other relevant legislation.

Additional criteria for Associate Professor applicants:

  • Demonstrated ability to attract competitive grant funding at a national or international level
  • Demonstrated capacity to build collaborative partnerships with industry and professional bodies for sustained positive outcomes for teaching, and/or research and/or healthcare.
  • Experience and interest in interdisciplinary research and/or practice.
  • Evidence of leadership within the broader academic and/or non-academic community.
  • Evidence of mentoring and development of junior colleagues and students.

Enquiries: Professor Janaki Amin, Head of Department, Health Systems and Populations on

Applications Close: Sunday, 27 October 2019 at 11:55pm AEST

Macquarie University is committed to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. We value individual difference and recognise the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where the backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our staff are a driving force for collaboration, innovation and impact.

We work to ensure genuine equality of opportunity for people regardless of their gender, age, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or family status, and we encourage you to apply for a position at Macquarie University.


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