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Assistant Professor – First Nations Health

Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine
Position type:
Full time, fixed term for 3 years
Position reference no:

About the position

Bond University’s Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine has a multi-disciplinary base across a range of programs including Medicine, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Nutrition and Dietetic Practice, Exercise and Sports Science, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy. The University and the Faculty recognise the importance of all these students developing an understanding of First Nations health including a depth of understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates for an Assistant Professor (First Nations Health) position. With the leadership of the Professor of First Nations Health this position will contribute to curriculum development, assessment, teaching, research and service within the faculty including a focus on First Nations Health.

About the person:

To be considered for this position you will possess a PhD or equivalent in a relevant discipline. Candidates will have a developing track record of effective teaching, research and academic administration within the higher education sector in a First Nations health and education context.

Exceptional communication skills and the ability to work in teams with academics from multiple disciplines is essential.

To perform this role it is essential that the person who holds the position be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person. It is therefore a genuine occupational requirement under section 25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 that applicants are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Salary details:

Bond University offers a vibrant campus with state-of-the-art facilities in a picturesque location, as well as a range of tangible benefits including (but not limited to): competitive remuneration, bus services to the door, available car parking, use of library, Career Development Services, corporate discount programs and a bulk-billing medical centre on-site.  Additionally, the successful candidate will have the support of the Indigenous Staff Network and access to the Nyombil Centre.

Remuneration range for this appointment is $117 334 – 139 161 plus 9.5% superannuation per annum. Salary sacrificing options may be available.

Additional information:

Position related enquiries can be directed to the Executive Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Professor Nick Zwar on 07 5595 5499 or via email [email protected]

Application and submission details:

For further details regarding this appointment please reference the position descriptions below:

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Applications will be submitted online via the Careers at Bond University candidate portal. Please follow the 'How to apply' instructions provided. All candidates will be required to register prior to submitting an application.

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Conditions of employment for this position are offered under a Bond Employment Contract (BEC)

Bond University is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage our students and staff to respect individuality and diversity. In line with Bond University’s values, people from diverse backgrounds, women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people who identify as LGBTIQ+, and people with a disability are encouraged to apply for positions at the University.

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Applications close at 5:00pm, Monday, 9 November 2020.

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