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Lecturer (Health Economics)

Job no: 498912
Work type: full-time
Location: Perth CBD
Categories: Health and Medical Sciences

Lecturer, Health Economics| REF: 498912

School of Population and Global Health 

  • Strong evidence-based approach
  • Three year fixed term contract
  • Level B: $96,210 to $114,250 plus 17% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

About the School: within the Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, you will join UWA’s renowned School of Population and Global Growth (SPGH) led by Professor Colleen Fisher. The School is a leading research, teaching and service organisation whose work influences health policies and practice developments around the world. As a research-intensive University, the School gives material expression to the belief that excellence in research underpins excellence in education and community partnerships. With a strong and well established reputation for evidence-based approach to services and health program evaluation, the School fosters a culture where staff feel valued and empowered in both their individual and collective efforts.

About the opportunity: as a Lecturer, Health Economics you will teach and coordinate undergraduate and postgraduate health economics and policy units using flexible and innovative teaching methods, both face-to-face and online. You will undertake and supervise world-class research, supervise dissertation and research thesis students while actively seeking research funding both independently and in collaboration with others.

About you: with a PhD in health economics or a related discipline and experience in teaching health economics and related areas at the undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels, you will have high quality scholarly health economics research papers and be motivated to seek and attract research funding.

Full details of the position’s responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description and applicants should clearly demonstrate they meet the selection criteria.

Closing date: Sunday 30th July 2017

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Please see the position description prior to applying: (Download File498912.pdf)

  • UWA has been awarded Top Ten Employer for LGBTI – inclusion the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2016).
  • The University is also a proud member of the Athena SWAN/SAGE Pilot for Gender Equity.


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