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Julie Steele
12-17-1998, 01:54 PM
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Occupational Health and Safety

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (Continuing Appointment)

The Department of Biomedical Science offers research and course work
programs in the areas of Exercise Science and Rehabilitation, Nutrition and
Dietetics, Diet and Exercise, Occupational Health and Safety and Biomedical

A suitably qualified Occupational Health and Safety professional is required
to provide a leadership role in the redesign and on-going management,
teaching and research direction of the Department's postgraduate
Occupational Health and Safety program.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading a strong
interdisciplinary course in Occupational Health and Safety which will have a
scientific base and emphasise the development of practical skills and
competencies. The course is to be offered at the postgraduate level and will
be designed to accommodate students from a wide range of academic and
occupational backgrounds.

The successful candidate would be expected to provide advice to the Head of
Department with respect to the redesign of the existing OH&S course, to have
an input into curriculum development and the development of new subject
offerings and to teach and undertake research within the broad discipline
area. The new appointment will assume the title "Coordinator of OH&S programs".

It is essential that applicants possess a higher degree in OH&S or a related
discipline. Candidates with a PhD program close to completion may be
considered. The successful candidate must have an extensive background in
OH&S, a demonstrated track record, an ability to teach at the tertiary level
and effective communication skills.

It would be an advantage for candidates to have an ability to attract
external grant funding and possess experience in the supervision of
postgraduate students. Excellent interpersonal and negotiating skills
would also be an advantage.

The appointment will be made at either the Senior Lecturer or Lecturer level
depending upon the experience and qualifications of the successful
candidate. Appointment at the Senior Lecturer level would require
completion of a PhD program and demonstration of an established and
productive research track record with the ability to attract external grant

Further information can be obtained from the Head of Department, Dr Mark
Brown on Phone: 61-(0)2-42214161; Fax 61-(0)2-42214096 or email:
Mark_Brown@uow.edu.au. Reference CC98-219. Annual salary: Senior Lecturer
$58,707 to $67,694, Lecturer $47,925 to $56,911, Associate Lecturer $33,548
to $45,528. Appointment is based on merit. As women are under represented
at this level, suitably qualified women are encouraged to apply. Closing
date is 15 January 1999. Applicants are requested to indicate in their
application the appointment level for which they are applying.

Please provide 4 copies of your complete application, addressing selection
criteria and employment history. Include name and addresses of 3 referees
with fax or email address. You should also include research interests and
publications. Address application to:

Personnel Officer
Confidential Appointment (Ref No. CC98-219)
Mail: University of Wollongong NSW 2522 Australia
Email: joan_hutchinson@uow.edu.au
Fax: 61-(0)2-42213700


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