Head, School of Population and Global Health

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Jun 4, 2024

Job Description:

Salary: Level E Professor, an attractive salary package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.
Superannuation: Employer Contribution of 17%
Working Hours: Full Time 1.0FTE
Basis of Employment: 5 years, with opportunity for extension

Step into a pivotal leadership role at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, where you'll be at the forefront of transforming public health on a global scale. Join us in the vibrant Parkville precinct, renowned for its cutting-edge facilities and world-class experts. As Head of School, you will create an environment where students thrive, and where you'll be integral to shaping the future of public health, driving the University's Advancing Health and Advancing Melbourne 2030 agenda through strategic and impactful leadership.

Your Role
In this influential position, you'll translate our strategic goals into meaningful, high-impact initiatives. You'll hold a professorial appointment within the school, reporting directly to the Dean and contributing as a key member of the Faculty Executive team. Your leadership will inspire teams of academics and professionals, fostering a collaborative, high-performance culture that champions innovation, career progression, and global research partnerships while keeping students at the heart of everything you do.

About You
We are seeking an ethical and visionary leader who exemplifies our Faculty values of Collaboration & Teamwork, Compassion, Respect, Integrity, and Accountability. You will bring:

A full list of key selection criteria is available in the attached PD.

About Us

Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
MSPGH was established in 2001 as the first school of its kind in Australia with a vision to make a difference in the population and public health sphere - building on the substantial assets of our university to advance public health in communities nationally and internationally - with a strong focus on Indigenous peoples. The school has almost 1,000 students enrolled in graduate programs.
The School comprises five Centres, two Institutes, and one Lab that focus on key areas of population and global health that are relevant now and will have tangible impacts on the health of national and international communities into the future.

Faculty of Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences
The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences is a diverse faculty renowned for its research excellence, teaching, training, and policy leadership across the breadth of medical, biomedical and health science fields.

The faculty comprises six schools and 41 departments, centres and institutes. It employs more than 2750 FTE staff members and has a large and committed community of honorary members. It educates around 11,000 students each year, offers over 140 courses, and is a significant research contributor to the University of Melbourne.

Employee Benefits
We offer generous employee benefits to help maximise your work life. These include flexible and family friendly working conditions, salary packaging, internal School and Faculty grant schemes including a dedicated scheme for women and generous leave provisions. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a culturally rich and values-based environment.

To find out more, go to https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits

How to apply
Your application submitted should include a cover letter, CV and document with responses against the selection criteria found in the Candidate Pack for the role.

Candidate Information Pack: Download File Head of School, MSPGH - Candidate Pack.pdf

Applications close: Wednesday 3rd of July 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time