Who we are
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
At the Department of Population Health we work to understand the
practice of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting the
health of entire populations and population sub-groups. This is a
key goal in Aotearoa New Zealand to reduce health inequalities. The
Department also teaches undergraduate medical students in their
clinical years (years 4-6) and also offers a variety of
postgraduate programmes in public health. Research students are
supervised for Masters and PhD degrees.
We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Population Health to
join our Christchurch campus. This is a full-time, permanent
(confirmation path) position. In this role you will be required
- Teach undergraduate and postgraduate students;
- Participate in research studies and contribute to the
development of new research projects;
- Supervise research for Masters and PhD students; and
- Be actively engaged with the University and participate in
Your skills and experience
- Qualifications should include a PhD as well as a Postgraduate
Diploma and Masters in Public Health.
- Broad Public Health expertise.
- Demonstrated teaching experience.
- Experience in epidemiology or health economics preferred.
- An established research area with evidence of research
- A publication record commensurate with the position.
- Experience in supervising Masters and PhD students.
This is a rare opportunity to combine a successful academic
career with the work-life balance people at University of Otago
enjoy. We foster a collaborative and collegial approach to teaching
Candidates are requested to submit the following:
- A CV
- A cover letter
- Three referee contact details
To see a full job description and to apply online go to: https://otago.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=1901663&lang=en
Applications quoting reference number 1901663 will close
on Sunday, 29 September 2019.
Equal opportunity in employment is University policy.
E tautoko ana Te Whare Wananga o Otago i te kaupapa whakaorite