Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Public Health (Health Systems and Public Policy)

University of Otago - Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine

Applications are invited for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer full-time confirmation path position in Public Health (Health Systems and Public Policy) in the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine at the University of Otago, New Zealand. Appointment level will be determined by qualifications and experience. 

The University of Otago is one of New Zealand’s largest and most research-intensive universities, currently enjoying a high position in the QS World University ranking in the top 1%. It is a leader across all fields of academic endeavour regularly topping the New Zealand Tertiary Education Commission’s education performance indicators. 

At the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine we work to understand why some people are healthy and some are not, how to prevent illness and injury, how people's health can be improved through working with communities, how political systems and health organisations affect health, and other issues relating to the health of populations. 

The Role
The successful applicant will participate in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching of health systems, health policy and public health offered by the Department. Supervision of postgraduate research students at Master’s and PhD level is also part of this role. Candidates will be expected to develop an independent and productive research programme. 

Skills and Experience 

  • PhD degree in an applicable area related to health is essential.
  • Proven track record in research that is commensurate with the level of appointment.
  • Experience in teaching at tertiary level.
  • Experience with paper development would be desirable (but not essential). 

Further details
This is a permanent, full time confirmation path position. 

Specific enquiries may be directed to the Head of the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, via the contact details below. 

How to apply
Candidates are required to provide:

  • A CV.
  • A cover letter.
  • Three referee contact details. 

To submit your application please click the apply button below. Applications quoting reference number 1701423 will close on Sunday, 20 August 2017. 

Additional Information

Contact: Associate Professor Patricia Priest Tel: 03 479 7243

Position details: Information Statement

Guidelines for Academic Positions: Guidelines

Further Information: Department Website

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Location: About Dunedin

Relocation: Support

Immigration: Immigration and Visas

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