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Vacancy: Professor or Associate Professor in Health Promotion, Victoria University of Wellington

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Professor or Associate Professor in Health Promotion (permanent, full-time position)
School of Health, Te Kura Tatai Hauora, Victoria University of Wellington.  

The Faculty of Health was established in 2017 to support Victoria University of Wellington’s vision of improving health and well-being in our communities. The new Bachelor of Health launched in Trimester 1, 2018, with major subjects in population health, policy and service delivery, health psychology, health informatics, health software development, and health promotion. Complementary postgraduate programmes are currently under development in the Faculty.

This inaugural appointment provides a unique opportunity within the School of Health to provide strategic leadership in the development and delivery of health promotion in the new health and well-being programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

The appointee will contribute to Victoria’s engagement with stakeholders, especially with government, and government related agencies including the Health Promotion Agency, health promoting agencies, District Health Boards, and other partners relevant to our capital city location.

The ideal candidate for this position is a world-class researcher who wishes to make a real difference, to create a high-achieving research group and to create innovative and attractive supporting degree programmes in collaboration with other researchers at Victoria and elsewhere.

For a full role description and to submit your application online please click here.  

If you have any queries or require further information please contact Carolyn Jowsey, carolyn.jowsey@vuw.ac.nz

Applications close Friday, 09 March 2018

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