View Full Version : Position: Professor & Head, School of Health Sciences,University of Wollongong, Australia

Julie Steele
08-08-2010, 11:04 PM

The University of Wollongong (UOW) is a leading Australian university recognised for originality and enterprise in exploring, communicating and applying knowledge to enrich individuals, their communities and the environment. UOW is seeking to, and with strong interpersonal skills, to provide vision and leadership for its School of Health Sciences. This dynamic multidisciplinary School offers courses of study in a diverse range of health-related discipline areas such as Exercise Science & Rehabilitation, Medical & Health Sciences, Nutrition & Dietetics, Occupational Health & Safety, and Public Health. Our programs allow students to choose professionally accredited courses that focus on developing discipline-specific knowledge and skills, or courses that provide a more broadly based University education in human health. All courses are underpinned by a strong commitment to scientific principles, and access to state-of-the-art teaching facilities. To compliment the academic courses, the School's innovative research environment boasts cutting edge facilities, which are staffed by internationally renowned researchers, with research ranging from molecular biology to animal studies and applied human intervention trials. We actively encourage students to become involved in research opportunities throughout the School and University, and encourage the pursuit of postgraduate research opportunities through Master of Science (Research) and PhD programs. The primary purpose of the position is to continue to cultivate a dynamic collaborative environment that will foster excellence and innovation in research, teaching and community engagement across all discipline areas of the School, and to promote these School activities locally, nationally and internationally. The successful applicant will also provide effective management to support the endeavours of staff and students within the School so they can fully develop their academic potential.

Further information about this opportunity and UOW is available from our website and from Professor Patrick Crookes, Dean of the Faculty of Health & Behavioural Sciences on +612 4221 3174.

Applications Close Sunday 12 September 2010 Quote Ref No 23656

How to Apply: Please go to our website (http://employment.uow.edu.au/) to submit your application online & for more information about the position and UOW.

Professor Julie R Steele, PhD
President, International Society of Biomechanics
Head, School of Health Sciences
Director, Biomechanics Research Laboratory
School of Health Sciences
Faculty of Health & Behavioural Sciences
University of Wollongong
Northfields Ave
Wollongong NSW 2522

Phone: +61 (0)2 4221 4161
Fax: +61 (0)2 4221 5945
Email: julie_steele@uow.edu.au
Web: www.uow.edu.au/health/brl