Assistant Professor – First Nations Health

Bond University
June 11, 2023
Offerd Salary:$124,516
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Contract Type:fixed term for 3 yea
Working Time:Full time
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Assistant Professor – First Nations Health

Full time, fixed term for 3 years
Reference number: 84000642

About the position

  • Join a faculty with a reputation for excellence in education and research in the medical, health and sport sciences.
  • Contribute to curriculum development, assessment, teaching, research, and service with a focus on First Nations Health.
  • Make a positive impact for our students in an esteemed academic setting.

As Australia’s first private non-profit university, Bond University seeks to be recognised internationally as a leading independent university, imbued with a spirit to innovate, a commitment to influence and a dedication to inspire tomorrow’s professionals who share a personalised and transformational student experience.

Join Australia’s number one University for student experience*, and enjoy staff benefits including:

- Free car parking
- Salary packaging options for FBT and Non-FBT items#
- Staff Wellbeing Program
- Study Assistance for Staff and Dependents
- Up to 18 weeks of parental leave#
- Corporate discounts with financial institutions and health providers
- Onsite Medical Centre 
- Onsite Sports Centre including pool#

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 A or B (First Nations Health) position. With the leadership of the Professor First Nations Health this position will contribute to curriculum development, assessment, teaching, research and service in the faculty with a focus on First Nations Health. The successful candidate will have the support of the Indigenous Staff Network and access to the Nyombil Centre.

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

The salary for the position commences at $124,516.38 (Assistant Professor B) to $147,679.63 (Assistant Professor A) (Full Time Equivalent) plus 10.5% superannuation per annum. Salary packaging options are available for eligible employees

Additional information

Position related enquiries can be directed to Professor Shane Hearn [email protected]

Professor - First Nations Health, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine.  

Application and submission details

For further details regarding this appointment, please reference the Position Descriptions which include the Selection Criteria.

Applicants can apply using the Apply Now button.  All candidates are required to register online via our candidate portal prior to submitting an application.

For current Bond University staff, apply directly via HR Connect, log in with staff credentials, from the Home dashboard select Careers, select the role and apply.

If you require any assistance with your application submission, please visit Applying for jobs at Bond.

Applications close: 5:00pm, Sunday 11 June 2023

Applicants must have current work rights in Australia at the time of application. This status will be verified as part of the recruitment process.

Conditions of employment 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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