Professor and Head of Monash Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health

Monash University School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Professor and Head, Monash Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health

Job No.: 610266

Location: The Alfred Centre

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: The professorial appointment will be a continuing appointment in the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, and will include the role of Head of Centre for an initial period of five years with opportunity for renewal.

Remuneration: $188,381 pa Level E (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. So, if you’re looking for the next chapter in your career, it’s here. You’ll be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build on your skills, and make a significant contribution to a workplace that’s filled with energetic and inspiring people. Talent thrives here – and so do truly satisfying careers.

The Opportunity

There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. And that’s because you’re not just starting your career, or taking on a bigger challenge. You’re making a real contribution – surrounded by energetic, inspiring people who are driven to make a difference as well. Monash is a place where you’ll be able to develop your career in exciting, sometimes unexpected ways – putting you in the best possible position for a rewarding future.

Monash’s School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine is at the forefront of healthcare improvement research and teaching, underpinned by expertise in large scale clinical data-management, epidemiological studies and biostatistics. It plays a prominent role in public health medicine and works closely with the major Monash affiliated hospitals, research institutes and public health units within Victoria.

The Monash Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health (MonCOEH) has been delivering improved health and safety outcomes across Australian workplaces for over a decade, bridging the gap between research, policy and practice. Established, 2008 to promote research and teaching in the broad areas of occupational and environmental health. MonCOEH is committed to further enhancing Monash's standing as a national and international leader in Occupational and Environmental Health (OEH) research, education and advisory activities.

A unique opportunity has arisen for a strategic leader to take up the position of Professor and Head, Monash Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health.

As Professor and Head of MonCOEH, you provide leadership and foster excellence in research, teaching, professional activities and policy development within the School, the University and the broader community, both scholarly and in general. The appointee will innovate and lead education and training, including a PhD program, Master of Occupational and Environmental Health and short courses. 

To be successful, you will be an accomplished academic with a PhD qualification or equivalent accreditation and standing, and be recognised as a leading authority in the relevant discipline. You will be skilled in anticipating future needs and development of occupational and environmental health within Australia and internationally, and present an established track record in various facets of academic management, including the necessary leadership, strategic planning, financial, human resources and decision-making skills needed to manage a department.

If you believe you have the skills and experience to undertake this role, we look forward to receiving your application. 

This role is a full-time fixed-term position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. Some positions at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

Your application must address the selection criteria. For instructions on how to apply, please refer to How to apply for a senior academic position.

Enquiries

Professor Sophia Zoungas, Head, School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine

T: +61 3 990 30711

E: Sophia.zoungas@monash.edu

Professor Sally Green, Co-Director

T: +61 3 990 30945

E: Sally.Green@Monash.edu

Position Description

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Closing Date

Sunday 31 January 2021, 11:55 pm AEDT

Please note: Monash University will be closed from 23 December 2020 until 3 January 2021 inclusive.