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Ref NumberAC 116/19
Position TitleLecturer Health Promotion
Closing Date20-Sep-2019
College of Medicine, Nursing & Health SciencesSchool of Public HealthSuvax 1
Background The Lecturer – Health Promotion is required by the School of Public Health & Primary Care in the delivery of teaching and programme development of the Health Promotion (HP) programme in the Department of Public Health & Health Services Management. The incumbent will be responsible for some research and publications in the HP areas including both the policy and operational health research, engage in some consultancy in the HP area within the university’s policies, and administrative obligations directed by the Head of Department, Head of School, Dean, and Vice Chancellor. 
The primary purpose of this position is to operate effectively as part of a team of academic, technical and administrative colleagues in order to facilitate learning and the advancement of HP knowledge through teaching, research/publication, consultancy and administration. More specifically, the incumbent is responsible for carrying out teaching, course co-ordination and be part of curriculum development for HP undergraduate degree as part of development duties and other activities as required at the undergraduate and the postgraduate levels.  The primary role of the incumbent is to teach, research/publish, consult, and provide general administration support to teaching within the HP discipline under the Department of Public Health and Health Services Management (DPHHSM). 

Person Specification:
•  Master’s Degree, preferably in Health Promotion or  Master of Public Health (with at least 2 years’ health promotion experience and community outreach health programmes) 

•  Health or health-related background
•  Research active 
•  Formal tertiary teaching qualification OR
•  Prior teaching experience in health promotion or public health 
•  Show evidence of work published in peer-reviewed journals
Salary Base salary $42,248.00 plus 10% superannuation  

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Application Details

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 • A covering letter of application addressing each of the criterion of the person specifications above, evidencing how your qualifications and experience meet the criteria. Guide on how to address your claims against the selection criteria can be downloaded from the link below.

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This covering letter will form the main basis for shortlisting. Failure to provide this covering letter will result in your application not being considered.

• A detailed CV and certified copies of all academic transcripts, three referees, with full contact details, including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses. Candidate should state their relationship with each referee (e.g., line manager, former postgraduate supervisor)

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