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Join Deakin University as a Health Economics Lecturer. Shape minds, drive innovation. Apply now!

Based at our Melbourne, Burwood Campus
Fixed Term 24th of June 2024 – June 24th 2028
Level B $108,804 – $128,689 + 17% Superannuation

Why work with us?

At Deakin you will have access to benefits such as a variety of leave options including generous parental leave and the ability to purchase additional leave; flexible working arrangements to help manage your work-life balance; ongoing learning and development opportunities to grow your career; an inclusive and supportive culture and environment to work in, both online and on campus.

Who are we?

Deakin is a cutting-edge public university in Victoria, revolutionising education with 61,000 students across five campuses: Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool, and our dynamic online Campus. We’re proud to be a progressive and open-minded university, delivering the highest student satisfaction in Victoria and consistently ranked in the top 1% of the world’s universities.


As a Lecturer, Health Economics, you will:

Maintain deep discipline knowledge which is applied to inform unit design
Participate in teaching teams to develop courses and materials and collaborate to produce innovation in curriculum design
Lead unit teaching teams and work collaboratively with other unit teaching teams in the course to develop effective unit curricula and learning resources (including through unit leadership roles).
Contribute to the review of units and courses and implement refinements.
Assist in applying industry, clinical and/or research practice into student learning experiences, success, engagement and resources.
Adopt new innovation in curriculum design at the unit level and deliver learner-centric, research-informed teaching practices across different levels / modes of delivery. Maintain deep discipline knowledge which is applied to inform unit design.
To be successful, you’ll have:

PhD in health economics or relevant discipline, or completion or near completion or enrolment for a doctoral qualification in a relevant field, or an equivalent accreditation and standing, or other relevant qualifications and experience
Record of scholarly learning and teaching in UG and/or PG programs, including innovative curriculum design
Developing a profile in research and scholarship through publications and/or success in obtaining external research funding.
Ability to contribute to communities through research and teaching.
Here’s how to apply:

Please submit your updated resume, a short cover letter and responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

For a confidential discussion regarding this role, please contact Lisa Gold (Professor, Faculty of Health) on

For a copy of the position description, please see below:

Level B – PD.pdf

Applications for this position close on the 12th of April 11.55pm.


Successful applicants will need to comply with vaccination mandates imposed by the relevant state/territory government. Applicants who attend third-party sites to undertake University activities will also be required to comply with any other directions or requirements in place at the third-party location.


Are You Ready?

Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic, and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

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