Professor in Public Health

Ref: 4415.

Flinders University

Adelaide, South Australia

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Role Managed by:

Mazin Almaimani

Research Associate

t: +61 (2) 8354 4020


Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: commensurate with experience

Closing Date: 14/08/2020

Professor in Public Health

Flinders University is a dynamic, progressive Australian institution with a reputation for excellence in research and teaching. The College of Medicine and Public Health aims to equip the next generation of leaders and innovators with the skill, commitment and vision to protect vulnerable communities and advance health outcomes. Our fundamental vision is to improve the health of our communities through the transformative power of research, education and healthcare.

The College is now seeking a Professor for Public Health. The position will provide academic leadership as the Discipline Group Lead, for the Public Health in research, teaching and community engagement to advance the discipline and its reputation as a centre of excellence, nationally and internationally.

Reporting to the Dean (People and Resources), the Professor in Public Health   will work in close collaboration with the Director of the Flinders Health and Medical Research Institute (FHMRI) and the Dean (Education), This position will foster opportunities for Public Health to contribute to impactful research and education..

The successful candidate will bring demonstrated experience of inclusive leadership in Public Health, with the ability to create a positive people-supportive culture that fosters excellence in research, and teaching and learning. The appointee will have a personal track record of research in a Public Health field. Evidence of mentoring and supervising early to mid-career researchers is essential. Candidates should have the ability to foster and build opportunities for external engagement and strategic partnerships, including with industry, government and other external organisations.

For further information and initial enquiries, please contact Mazin Almaimani in the Sydney office of the executive search firm Perrett Laver at or on +61 2 8354 4020.

To apply, please upload your curriculum vitae and support covering letter before Friday 14th August 2020.