Expression of Interest - Casual Academic Educators: Health Information Management

La Trobe University
July 20, 2024
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Expression of Interest - Casual Academic Educators: Health Information


Job No.: 567022

Work type: Casual

The Position

The Department of Public Health is a leading authority in many areas of public health including health policy, health promotion, health systems, services and management, digital health and analytics, health information management and informatics, and occupational health and ergonomics.

The Department of Public Health offers a range of flexible undergraduate and postgraduate courses by which it aims to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities through excellence in teaching and research. The Department of Public Health prides itself on its professional, accessible, and supportive learning environment. Our students come from many countries, sectors and occupations and their experience further enriches our comprehensive learning environment.

Our courses and subjects are designed to provide students with an outstanding experience to prepare them for contemporary professional practice. With diverse opportunities for engagement, our support systems reflect the diversity of our students needs and prepare them for the challenges of work. Our classes offer opportunities for sharing with peers as well as expert input from skilled practitioners, including opportunities to engage more widely with professional and industry activities. As an Academic Educator you will make a significant contribution to the preparation of undergraduate or postgraduate health information management students for practice by being actively involved in the delivery of innovative curricula and facilitation of student engagement.

The Department of Public Health is seeking suitably qualified Casual Academic Educators in the following areas:

  • Health Classification
  • Clinical Coding and Auditing
  • Data Analytics in Healthcare
  • Understanding Digital Health
  • Health Information Governance
  • Health Information Management
  • Health Information Ethics and Law
  • Health Informatics
  • Socio-Technical Leadership and Management
  • Health Systems Implementation
  • Professional Practice
  • Duties

    The Casual Academic Educator will:

  • Conduct teaching in the classroom setting (on-campus and / or online) providing a high-quality learning experience that engages students through the conduct of lectures, tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops, student field excursions, clinical sessions and/or other sessions in online, blended, or face-to-face modes.
  • Marking and assessment of students work and provide marks/grades in a timely manner to the Subject Coordinator.
  • Consultation with students.
  • Attending to the administrative functions relevant to the role.
  • Undertaking other duties commensurate with the classification and scope of duties of the position as required by the Subject Coordinator, Course Coordinator, Department Teaching and Learning Coordinator, Associate Dean Teaching and Learning, or Head of Department.
  • Casual Academic Educators may be required to teach at the City Campus (Collins Street), Melbourne (Bundoora), or online.


  • To teach at an undergraduate level an Honours degree, Graduate Diploma or higher in a relevant discipline is ordinarily required.
  • To teach at postgraduate level a doctorate degree in a relevant discipline is normally required, however significant industry sector experience may be considered.
  • Benefits

  • Rate of Pay: Academic Casual rates as defined in the La Trobe University Enterprise Agreement 2023 (EA) (dependent upon individual teaching responsibilities, i.e. lectures, tutorials, marking, meetings, etc)
  • Hours: Casual (hours are dependent upon individual teaching activities available and assigned)
  • All applications must follow the following guidelines

  • Include a cover letter detailing your interest in working for the Department of Public Health, and the specific public health expertise area(s) you are qualified to teach in. For example, please name the subject area which fits your expertise from the list provided
  • Your current CV
  • A copy of your most recent student feedback on subject results (if applicable, where you have taught at La Trobe or another university in the past).
  • The school will be in contact if there are any casual opportunities available.

    Closing date: by 11:59 pm Sunday 7 th of July 2024

    Enquiries: Professor Melissa Graham, Head of Department of Public Health ([email protected])

    Madeleine Parker, Recruitment Consultant ([email protected])

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    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

    All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

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