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CD948 Professor and Deputy Director

Job No: 574416
School/Unit: South East Asia Community Observatory (SEACO), Jeffrey
Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: Five years fixed-term (with provision for renewal)
Classification: Level E
Work location: Segamat, Malaysia

• Enjoy the freedom to discover something new
• Be surrounded by extraordinary ideas – and the people who discover them
• Take your research further with state-of- the-art infrastructure

Monash is full of thinkers and doers who are looking for their next challenge. So if you’ve forged a
rewarding career so far, this role provides the perfect platform to join us. You’ll have access to quality
research facilities, infrastructure and teaching spaces to do exciting work, along with opportunities to
collaborate internationally. You’ll be part of a university that’s made up of inspirational, challenging
thinkers and doers – and continue doing work that makes a lasting impact.

The Opportunity

Monash University Malaysia is well positioned to take advantage of the University’s many global
research networks and continues with a new wave of appointments to generate research applied to
global and local issues. We are seeking to appoint a Professor in Public Health and Deputy Director
in the South East Asia Community Observatory (SEACO). This is an opportunity to drive the future
of SEACO and its Population and Public Health research and education profile, increasing your
standing and shaping the health of the entire community in Segamat.

As well as expanding the profile of Population and Public Health research within SEACO, the
incumbent will also work to draw together and develop related research taking place across the
University, including working with colleagues with expertise in population and data science,
qualitative and educational research, and ultimately improving the health experience in the local
community and the wider population.

This demands strong academic leadership, clear vision, and proven ability to forge connections
across academic, policy, practice and third sector communities to continually build the reputation of
the SEACO, School and University.

With an established research program in the field of Public Health, the successful candidate will
have an international reputation for excellence in healthcare-related education and influencing policy
and practice.

All applications must address the selection criteria.

The Benefits

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate. Malaysian
Employment Pass and Relocation Support services are available.

Position Description

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Enquiries and Applications

Confidential enquiries regarding the position may be made to:
Professor Daniel Reidpath, Director, South East Asia Community Observatory (SEACO) at or +603-5514- 4962 (Direct Line).

For general enquiries, please refer to FAQ. To apply, please send your cover letter, resume and key
selection criteria document to, and quote the job number.

Closing Date

2 March 2018


Monash University Malaysia, Jalan Lagoon Selatan, 47500 Bandar Sunway, Selangor. Telephone: +603-5514 6000
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Monash University Malaysia reserves the right to delay or not to proceed with an appointment for the above mentioned position.

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