Epidemiology and Health Informatics at UKZN

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  1. PROFESSOR/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (1 Post)
  2. ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/SENIOR LECTURER (1 Post)
  3. EPIDEMIOLOGY HEALTH INFORMATICS
  4. SCHOOL OF NURSING AND PUBLIC HEALTH
  5. HOWARD COLLEGE CAMPUS

REFERENCE NUMBER: NPH16/2014

The School of Nursing and Public Health wishes to appoint two academics with relevant experience to strategically build strength and excellence in the area of Epidemiology and Health Informatics. We see this as fundamental capacity to contribute to improved health service delivery, and to develop innovative approaches to deal with challenges in delivery. Candidates will be expected to develop/contribute to multidisciplinary, team-based research, postgraduate supervision, and undergraduate teaching. and postgraduate teaching and research supervision.. Candidates at Professorial level will be expected to lead the team.

The academic title of the successful incumbent will be determined during the selection process in line with the College benchmarks which are available on the University website.

Minimum Requirements (level commensurate with post as per benchmarks):

  1. A doctoral degree in a relevant area
  2. An active research record evidenced by publications, including leadership in publications that apply sophisticated statistical analysis and/or health informatics to solving health problems.
  3. Experience in undergraduate teaching and postgraduate supervision, or, for candidates in professional positions, evidence of staff development will be considered
  4. Valid Driver' s licence

This post reports to the Dean/Head of School.  Enquiries regarding this post may be directed to Professor BP Ncama on 031-260 2070.  The job profile is available from Eunice Khuzwayo tel: 031 260 4418 or e-mail:khuzwayo@ukzn.ac.za.  You are invited to visit the College website.

The remuneration package offered includes benefits.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 30 November 2014.

Applicants are required to complete the relevant application form which is available on the Vacancies website.  Completed forms may be sent to:

Professor Benn Sartorius, PhD

Acting Head  – Discipline of Public Health Medicine

School of Nursing and Public Health

College of Health Sciences

Howard College Campus

University of Kwazulu-Natal

Email: Sartorius@ukzn.ac.za

Tel(work): +27 (0) 31 260 4459

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