Professor in Health Services & Health Systems
University of New South Wales School of Public Health and Community Medicine (SPHCM)

Professor in Health Services & Health Systems


Job no: 496416

Work type: Continuing / Full time

Location: Sydney, NSW

Categories: Professor


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.


The School of Public Health and Community Medicine (SPHCM) has a strong research culture with research strength in Health Systems, Health Management and Health Services, Adolescent Health, Healthy Ageing, Infection and Immunity, Environmental Health, Global Health, Injury and Trauma Care, Indigenous Health and Primary Health Care. Our academics investigate and provide new knowledge to help inform policy, governance, leadership and the workforce in the health sector through cross-disciplinary research with academia, health services and industry. The School also has strong associations with research centers and institutes throughout UNSW Medicine.


The Opportunity


    Academic Level E: $195, 339 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading

    Continuing, Full-Time opportunity


Professor appointments are expected to make high-level contributions to research, teaching, and internal and external engagement in the School and to carry out activities to maintain and develop his/her scholarly research and professional activities.


This role will report to the Head of School, of Public Health and Community Medicine and will have four direct reports.


The attached job description provides a detailed account of the position. Download File Professor in HM - PHCM


About the Successful Applicant


You will have a PhD in Health Systems/ Health Services or equivalent, an outstanding record of high quality publications in leading medical, Heath Systems or Health Services journals, and a significant body of funded research from category 1 grants. You will be experienced in providing academic leadership in a university, professional or scholarly setting; with a major contribution to teaching and curriculum development at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.


Please refer to the job description for the full selection criteria.


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:   11pm, 30th May 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.


Position Description


Advertised: 04 Apr 2019 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 30 May 2019 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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