Title (as per Role Statement)

Title (as per Role Statement)
The University has generic role statements for categories and levels of academic positions. Attached is the role statement
applicable to this position. The role statement outlines the accountabilities and responsibilities expected of an academic
appointed to this category and level and includes the selection criteria for appointment. For specific details regarding the
position please refer to the Position Overview, below.
This should be a summary of the position. Provide specific information about what is required of the role and about the
discipline or field of research relevant to the position.
Example 1: Lecturer (T&R role)
The School of Public Health is seeking a lecturer in Epidemiology to become part of the Epidemiology and Biostatistics team. The
School is strengthening capacity in epidemiology and the ideal candidate would have experience in teaching epidemiology as
well as a strong research background in epidemiology. The incumbent would be joining a team that includes considerable
expertise in occupational epidemiology, chronic diseases epidemiology and infectious diseases epidemiology. They would
contribute their expertise in teaching epidemiology to assist the School in meeting the goal of making the Master of Public
Health a flagship program.
To be considered for this role the incumbent must have a doctoral qualification in epidemiology.
Example 2: Research Associate/Research Fellow (Research role)
The School of Nursing is seeking a Research Associate/Research Fellow to contribute to a NHMRC funded partnership project
entitled “Improving ambulance dispatch to time-critical emergencies.” The role will primarily involve working with a
multidisciplinary team of investigators to assist with the overall management of the project and specifically the conduct of the
linguistic analysis component of the study.
The position will be based at Curtin University (Bentley campus), in the Prehospital, Resuscitation and Emergency Care Research
Unit (PRECRU), within the School of Nursing and Midwifery. The position will also involve liaising with staff and research
partners at St John Ambulance, Western Australia, located at Belmont (Perth). Applicants need to be aware of the sensitive and
potentially distressing nature of the some of the calls to be reviewed.
Previous experience in linguistic analysis, knowledge of medical priority dispatch and previous experience in the
management/analysis of sensitive data is highly desirable. A doctoral qualification in a relevant discipline is essential for
appointment as a Research Fellow.
Provide a brief description of the School/Faculty and its relevant dimensions, e.g. the number and type of courses offered.
The School of Public Health at Curtin University is recognised internationally as a leader in Public Health education and research.
The School offers undergraduate programs and units in Health Promotion, Nutrition, Food Science and Technology,
Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Occupational Health and Safety, Health Information Management and Health
Sciences. Postgraduate teaching and supervision of Higher Degree by Research students is provided in Health Promotion,
Sexology, Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Health, Dietetics, Epidemiology, Health Administration, Health
Communication, Health Policy and Management, Health Service Management, and Public Health. The School is involved in
research, consultancy and commercial activities in all areas of Public Health, but particularly in the areas directly related to
current programs.
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working relationships
NOTE: This section must not include selection criteria which are already covered in the Academic Role Statement
(delete below statements as appropriate)
• INSERT Specific accreditation/memberships of professional bodies essential to this role (if relevant)
• Occupants of this position will be required to undertake a criminal record check in accordance with the University's
Criminal Record Screening Procedure.
Occupants of this position has been identified as requiring a Working with Children Check (WWC) therefore the occupant
will be required to provide a valid WWCC card in accordance with University Policy.
Interstate and/or overseas travel may be required.
• Possess a current WA drivers licence