Associate Professor Environmental And Urban Health

at UNSW Sydney

The Organisation

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 with research strengths in Health Systems Research, Adolescent Health, Healthy Ageing, Infection and Immunity, Environmental Health, Global Health, Indigenous Health and Primary Health Care. Our work generates new knowledge to help inform policy, governance, organisation, work and leadership in the health sector through cross disciplinary research with both academia and industry. The School also has strong associations with research centres and institutes throughout UNSW.

The Opportunity

  • Academic Level D: $152,731 - $167, 765 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading
  • Continuing, Full-Time opportunity

The Associate Professor - Environmental and Urban Health will take a leadership role in teaching in the subject area of Environmental/Urban Health, as well as other areas of postgraduate and undergraduate teaching. The Associate Professor - Environmental and Urban Health will be an established independent researcher and will be expected to build a research team, actively advance their research profile through publications in peer reviewed journals, applications for competitive funding, higher degree student supervision and contributions to academic administrative functions in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine.

The role of Associate Professor - Environmental and Urban Health reports to the Head of School and will have two direct reports.

The attached job description will provide a detailed account of the position. Download File Associate Professor in Environmental and Urban Health

About the Successful Applicant

You will have a PhD degree in Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Public Health, Urban Planning; Social Geography; Environmental Psychology or a related discipline. You will also have demonstrated experience in delivery of high-quality postgraduate teaching and curriculum development, including teaching in Public Health courses at tertiary level. You will also have a significant track record in peer-reviewed publications and grant success in the field of environmental or urban health, including from Category 1 funding sources.

To Apply

To make an application you can only apply online through the website. Please include your resume, a cover letter and a response to the selection criteria from the job description. You may be required to undergo pre-employment checks prior to appointment to this role.

Contact (only for questions about the role)

Professor Rebecca Ivers - Head of School of Public Health and Community Medicine


Applications close: 11:00pm 4th April 2019

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UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. Indigenous Australians are encouraged to apply. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

Sydney New South Wales Australia

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