Associate Professor (Health System Financing and Organisation)

Deakin University

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Position type:

Full time

05 Sep 2018
04 Oct 2018

Full details:

Reference number: DEAK-180689

Reference Number: DEAK-180689
Salary Range: an attractive remuneration package to be negotiated (plus 17% super)
Employment Type: full-time and continuing (subject to funding availability)
Location: Geelong Waurn ponds Campus or Melbourne Burwood Campus


About the role

This role will be responsible for developing and leading a new research program in the institute for healthcare transformation, a new research institute at Deakin university.

This will include:

  • Providing strong leadership to grow the new research stream in health system financing & organisation, both in terms of research income and staff complement.
  • Leading major research tasks, research projects and project teams, including internal and external collaboration to further deakin's research activities and seek new research opportunities.
  • Leading and sustaining research collaborations and partnerships that have demonstrable outcomes, including significant international research programs or partnerships.
  • Providing intellectual leadership beyond their specific areas of research, scholarship or creative activity, including development of a profile as an internationally recognised researcher.


About you

  • A relevant doctoral qualification; or equivalent qualifications/experience in health system finance and organisation.
  • Recognition as an expert researcher at the national level through high quality and high impact research in health system finance and organisation over a sustained period of time.
  • Evidence of the conduct high quality research, including involvement in successful competitive category 1 research grant applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective high performing teams and to work effectively as a member and leader.


For a full list of the selection criteria please see the position description.

Contact for further information: Rob carter, tel: +61 3 9244 6001, email: 

Closing date: Sunday 14 October 2018

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How to apply

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