Contributing to the bright health future of the world
A MESSAGE FROM THE PRO VICE CHANCELLOR (HEALTH)
Benefits for academic titleholders
- may use their academic title and status as a member of the University in forums and correspondence in accordance with the Griffith University Code of Conduct (PDF 177k)
- are entitled to obtain University business cards and Griffith photo identification card
- may have their details included on their host element’s (School/Institute) staff webpage
- may be able to display information about their research projects on their host element’s website
- are eligible to participate in their School/Element meetings and seminars
- are eligible to seek nomination to their School/Element committees and vote in applicable elections
- have the opportunity to promote professional achievements to the University community through input where appropriate into newsletters and on-line media.
- the Griffith University library has a collection of over 950,000 items (almost 800,000 unique titles) across its seven locations
- the library collection includes over 900 databases, 125,000 electronic journals and 3000 print journal titles, of which 300 are specific to the health and medical sciences
- academic titleholders are able to borrow up to 40 items at a time from any of the University’s libraries as well as access electronic resources (databases, ebooks and electronic journals) remotely from their home or office
- an interlibrary loan service provides access to other university and public libraries for staff wanting to borrow resources that are not available from Griffith’s collection.
Griffith University email account, internet and staff web portal access
- University internet and staff web portal accounts including passwords to access a wide range of infrastructure support services and resources (refer to: griffith.edu.au/information-services)
- University email account (note: Griffith email accounts can be redirected to another email of choice if preferred)
- file storage space on central University servers, centralised secure data backups and access to networked printers from University sites
- external dial-up access to the University network.
Professional development opportunities
- the Office of Human Resource Management – an annual program of short courses covering topics ranging from specific work functions, to development of academic leadership skills, and courses to promote personal development and wellbeing
- Division of Information Services - a wide range of academic, computing and research skills topics delivered through short courses, workshops and one-on-one support
- Learning Futures – including formal academic programs, workshops and short courses aimed at developing skills and knowledge in teaching and learning, research, scholarship and publication
- Schools and Research Institutes – opportunities to develop cross-disciplinary research networks with colleagues across the University and further develop knowledge in their chosen field including the ability to attend the regular seminars, presentations, discussion groups and conferences organised within the University.
Award and grant opportunities
Support to commercialise intellectual property
Responsibilities for academic titleholders
- Participation in student teaching including
- supervision of students undertaking placements; and/or
- facilitating student group learning (including Problem Based Learning); and/or
- conducting lectures and tutorials; and/or
- participating in student assessment and other academic activities of their School/Institute; and/or
- Participating in research including, where appropriate, contributing to collaborative research projects with other colleagues from the University; and/or
- Administration of research grants through the University where deemed appropriate by the University; and/or
- Recognition of the University in the bylines of publications where appropriate; and/or
- Participation in relevant committee meetings; and
- Compliance with legislation and any other provisions that affect the University, including University Acts, Statutes, Rules, Orders and the Code of Conduct.
- Academic titleholders are responsible to the academic manager of their host element.
Policies and procedures
Our policies and procedures for the following are available in our policy library: Academic Titles Procedures, Academic Titles Policy, Academic Title Renewal Form and Academic Title Support Plan.