Research Fellow at Australian National University

Australian National University is pleased to invite applicants to apply for a new opening postdoctoral associate position in medical sciences. The funding allows successful candidates to work for 5 years in the first instance. The deadline for applying is July 21, 2019.

ANU has an international reputation for research and education relevant to the health and well-being of the population of Australia, as well as that of the developing world. This is achieved through discovery research, applied research in health service settings, research-led teaching in health and medical sciences, and the translation of research findings into practice and policy. The ANU College of Health and Medicine comprises the Research School of Psychology, the ANU Medical School, the John Curtin School of Medical Research and the Research School of Population Health. These schools work together to deliver world-class research and education across the spectrum of medicine and health-related fields, working in partnership with the health sector at local, national and international levels.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic Research Fellow to join our team at 0.8FTE, to cover a 6-month maternity leave. The Research Fellow will contribute to supervision, teaching and research within the MAE, and will also make an important contribution to the ASEAN-Australia Health Security Fellowship Program primarily though contributing to the monitoring and evaluation process.

The Master of Philosophy in Applied Epidemiology (MAE) is Australia's Field Epidemiology Training Program, run by the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health for over 25 years. As of 2019 we are also running the ASEAN-Australia Health Security Fellowship Program, funded by Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade through the Health Security Initiative in the Indo-Pacific Region. This program places MAE scholars from Australia and specified ASEAN countries, in field placements in a number of countries in our region.

To be successful in this role you will have a background in public health and/or field epidemiology, demonstrated interest in research and teaching, excellent communication skills and experience and/or qualifications in program monitoring and evaluation. The successful candidate will be required to maintain highly effective relationships with range of government and non-government health organisations including some based in specified ASEAN countries, and contribute to collaborative research and teaching within RSPH.

The Australian National University is a world-leading institution and provides a range of lifestyle, financial and non-financial rewards and programs to support staff in maintaining a healthy work/life balance whilst encouraging success in reaching their full career potential. For more information, please click here.

For further information please contact, Dr Steph Davis, T: (02) 6125 8816 or E:

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.

Deadline: July 21, 2019
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