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Associate Professor (Digital Health)
Monash University Malaysia

Date Posted Jun. 12, 2020
Title Associate Professor (Digital Health)
University Monash University Malaysia
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Department Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Application Deadline Jul. 7, 2020
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate Professor
  • Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology

Position Purpose:
Working with local collaborators across the region, and with the support of key academics from Monash University Australia, this position is aimed at someone who wants to make their mark in Digital Health (DH) research. The primary purpose of the role is to act as the local Monash University Malaysia and regional lead in NEED – the Network for Equity through Digital Health. NEED is a new regional collaboration and partnership between Monash University Malaysia and key academics at Monash University Australia.

Key components of the role include:
Leadership and promoting collaboration around DH at Monash University Malaysia and more broadly
Developing and / or continuing a research agenda focused solely on DH
Teaching of DH as the opportunity arises
Working to build up NEED, in conjunction with local Monash University Malaysia administrative support and with the Monash University Australia academic leads

Selection Criteria:
A doctoral or masters qualification in health informatics, biomedical Informatics, e-health or digital health; or equivalent accreditation and standing and/or recognised significant experience in the relevant discipline area.
A demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team across both the education and service sectors
A demonstrated high quality academic publication record
Demonstrated ability to undertake high quality research
Proven record of obtaining significant external grants for research
Demonstrated record of successfully supervising postgraduate research students
Demonstrated strong record of teaching experience in a tertiary environment including course coordination

Monash University is Australia’s largest university, and a member of the prestigious Group of Eight research intensive universities. In the most recent QS World University Rankings, Monash rated 58 in the world.
Monash is a global university. In addition to its four Australian campuses, it has a comprehensive campus in Malaysia and centres for graduate education in China and India. It also has a teaching and conference centre in Italy. A unique alliance with the University of Warwick (UK) sits alongside an array of international collaborations with leading universities and corporations around the world, expanding the University’s global network.
Monash University Malaysia is Monash’s third largest campus, with over 8000 students and 900 staff. We are a comprehensive campus offering degrees in business, engineering, medicine, science, information technology, pharmacy, social science and humanities across seven Schools. We are rated among the very best among universities in Malaysia, and the quality of our research output positions us among the very best universities in Southeast Asia.
Monash University Malaysia provides Monash University with a platform for scholarly engagement with the dynamic Southeast Asia region. We are located in greater Kuala Lumpur, in the Klang Valley, one of the region’s industrial hotspots. We sit in the heart of the rapidly developing economic corridor linking Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok and beyond. Our education and research is oriented towards deep engagement with this dynamic social and industrial landscape.
In 2018, we celebrated our twentieth anniversary in Malaysia. Since our establishment in 1998 we have produced more than 16,800 graduates from more than 78 countries. We provide a diverse and inclusive scholarly environment.

In 2017, Monash Malaysia was awarded a Six Star SETARA rating by the Malaysian Ministry of Education.
This places us in the very top "outstanding" cohort of Malaysian Universities.

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The Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences was established in 2005. The School’s vision is to become a leading medical school in Asia, as measured by the quality and impact of its teaching and research, and, through these, to engage with and serve the community. By pursuing this vision, the school contributes to the University’s mission to improve the human condition by advancing knowledge and fostering creativity.

The School offers the Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine, Bachelor of Psychological Science and Business, Bachelor of Psychological Science, Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours), Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours), Postgraduate Diploma in Biomedical Science, Master of Professional Counselling, Master of Biomedical Science and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programs.

Delivery of the medicine program is spread over several locations with the first two years being taught at the Monash University Malaysia in Bandar Sunway, Selangor while the subsequent three years being taught at the Clinical School in Johor Bahru. For more information, please visit:

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